Table Manners

Contributor: Heidi Buck. Lesson ID: 11402

Have you ever noticed how animals eat? Many of them have to stick their mouth into the food! You get to use a fork and spoon! You also get to learn good table manners so you can show appreciation!


Interpersonal Skills

Life Skills
learning style
Kinesthetic, Visual
personality style
Golden Retriever
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

Lesson Plan - Get It!


How will you behave at your family holiday meals? Do you know what good table manners are? If you learn them, you will get along well with your friends and family!

Remember to get help from your parent or teacher if you need it for this lesson.

They are there to help you!

First, watch this fun introductory video about the top 10 table manners. You don't need to talk about them right now, but do look for all the funny ways of "doing" manners wrong after Betty has shown you what is right. Enjoy!

10 Table Manners to Remember - Holiday Etiquette Guide, by average Betty:


  • That was funny, don't you think?

In the video, Average Betty mentions that her list came from Emily Post.

  • Are you ready to learn table manners from the queen of manners, Emily Post?

In the Got It? section, we will read what Ms. Post has to say to kids!

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