Manners Themes of the Week May 18, 2020

The themes of the week are Mistakes and Thank you Notes. Here are some questions to ask your children.
Ask your child about making Mistakes.
• Does everyone make mistakes? YES
• How should you handle a mistake?
o Apologize once - in a good tone of voice - and tell the person how you can fix it.

Ask your child the following questions about thank you notes:
• Why do we write thank you notes?
o So people know we appreciate their gift.
• What kind of paper should we use when writing a thank you note?
o Stationary.
• Is it okay to text or email someone a thank you?
o If you do, then you need to follow up with a hand written note on stationery.