Six (6) one-hour classes designed to create self-awareness and self-confidence. Classes are interactive, fun, and upbeat and include dining skills.
*All instructors are certified in children's etiquette.
'Basic Manners' - Please and Thank-You really are 'Magic Words' as are many others. Instruction on all are given as is the reason behind them.
'Making Mistakes' - Everybody makes them but what can we do and say to fix them?
'Accepting Compliments' - Can be rather difficult and/or embarrassing for some but we have just the solution.
'Manners By Age Group' - What to really expect and accept. We have broken it down by age groups.
'At Home Manners' - These can be tough but we can definitely help.
'Potty Mouth' - It seems this is becoming an increasingly big problem in our society. This section is extra helpful.
'Traditional Good Manners & Kindness' - It's back to basics and this class shows the children how and why it's all so important.
Meeting and Greetings...These three areas are covered extensively through fun and interactive role playing.
Learning how to make great eye contact, shake hands correctly, and remember names as well as
the order of an introduction is sure to help anyone create a positive first impression.
2. Communication Skills:
Students learn to become skillful conversationalists. The students gain poise and confidence as they learn to put into use the one key secret ingredient to effective communication.
3. Telephone Skills:
With children using high tech means of communication earlier and earlier in life it is vitally important that they learn not only how to use good communication skills with others but also how to protect themselves as well. Instruction on the correct way to make and receive a call as well as how to leave and relay a message to others are covered. Telephone safety is covered as well. Through role play we examine leaving messages, taking messages, calling a wrong number, receiving a wrong number and dealing with strangers.
Perfectly Poised - We will explore posture and positioning of self while sitting, standing and walking. Differences are addressed for girls as well as for boys.
Personal Hygiene - We address the importance of always looking clean and healthy. Healthy Body Basics are covered...Did you know you really are what you eat? We must also breathe fresh air every single day!
Friends - Are you the kind of friend that you would like to have?
Bullies - We discuss how to handle tough situations.
Gossip & Teasing - Group discussion and tips on how to handle these types of situations.
Good Sportsmanship - We examine the importance of being a good winner and a good loser.
The Art of The Party - Students learn the many and varied elements to all aspects of entertaining including how to write and also respond to an invitation.
**BONUS: Each student manual contains a 'Good Habits/Bad Habits' checklist to review.
The Dining Experience Part I - Basic Table Manners are covered for At Home and At School with an emphasis being placed on correct utensil use and napkin instruction. Extensive Do and Don't section and hands on table setting activity.
The Dining Experience Part II - Basic Table Manners in relation to Restaurants are covered. We go deeply into Problem Foods and Finger Foods. We then explore The Formal Dining Experience and all that goes with it.
Upon completion of the Dining Etiquette classes, students will feel at ease whether they are dining at home or in a formal setting eating American or Continental Style.
The Etiquette Guru will teach courses right in the comfort of your own home while also practicing safe social distancing. It is suggested that there be at least six students in attendance.
We will conduct online courses when it's convenient for you!