Kids Party Manners: Part 2

Teach your children:

As a Guest:

  • To arrive on time
  • To be dressed as mentioned in the invitation
  • To wish or greet their hosts and the other guests when introduced.
  • To go and sit or play wherever arrangements have been made for them
  • To offer to help the host
  • To eat when they are asked to help themselves
  • To not take more than 1 piece of any item at a time, no matter how much they like it
  • To not stuff their mouth
  • To take bites that they can comfortably chew
  • To ask to go to the bathroom if they have dropped food on themselves to clean up
  • To say sorry to the host if they have dropped something on the floor and help to clean it up
  • To not fight with other children or shout at anyone
  • To not run around a room specially if there are older people in the room unless it has been cleared for a game
  • Say good bye to the other guests and ‘Thank You’ to their host and the parents before they leave
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As a Host:

  • To be at hand to greet all their guests individually
  • To mix with everyone, and not only with their best friends
  • To see that their friends are served first even if it is their birthday
  • To not grab the gifts that come for them
  • To say thank you for each gift and send a ‘Thank You’ note later
  • To not open any gift during the party
  • To not criticise or compare gifts later
  • To not fight with their guests no matter what the provocation
  • To ask an adult to help if the guests are fighting
  • To make sure all of the guests are included in the activities and no one feels left out.
  • To speak nicely to everyone
  • To say ‘Thank You’ and ‘Good Bye’ to all the guests at the end of the party

Previous: Kids Party Manners – Part I

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