“The Good Apple Guide to Manners for Kids” is a training kit designed for child-care providers, educators and parents. It was written and designed by experts at Civility Experts Worldwide and consists of thirty 10-minute manners lessons for children ages 3-7. The lessons can be taught in two weeks or spread out over an entire month. Each lesson is designed for 10 minutes but may be expanded up to 1 hour using the suggested activities and worksheets per the instructor’s discretion, making the program a comprehensive 30-hour curriculum. The kit includes detailed lesson plans for instructions plus activities, worksheets and practice exercises for participants. The no-nonsense materials package includes an easy-to-follow 111-page Instructors manual and a 34-page Masters file for reproducing worksheets and participant materials.
“Polite and Proud of It” is an in-depth reference for the basics of etiquette aimed at children ages 8-12. Our “Polite and Proud of It” materials were developed by the experts at Civility Experts Worldwide., with excerpts contributed by Louise Fox Protocol Solutions, to help optimize a child’s social confidence. “Proud to be Polite” is a perfect supplement to both the “Good Apple” and “Etiquette 101” programs. The materials package includes an easy- to-use 58-page instructor’s guide and a 28-page master file for reproducing worksheets and participant materials.
“Confidence is Cool” offers social skills for ages 10-15 that build on that build on the Polite and Proud of it Lessons. Participants do extensive work on their personal confidence as well as look at dining and situational etiquette as well as goal setting. The Instructors Guide is 58 pages and the Participant Manual is 50 pages.
BONUS KIT : “Manners on the Menu” – provided to trainees who take the LIVE training. With insider tips and hands-on experiential notes contributed by Louise Fox, the very first IGC affiliate, Manners on the Menu covers everything from table settings, to use of napkins, eating difficult food, conversation at the table and much more. Lessons can be adapted to all ages. This kit includes a 45 slide Power Point deck with Leader’s notes, a 35 page Masters file and a 39 page Instructor’s Guide.
ALSO: Pay your fees in one payment OR sign up with a friend to receive “Etiquette 101” (this is updated version of Backpack to Briefcase). This program prepares youth ages 14-18 for the transition to high school and even to college or the work place- depends on the context and the maturity level of the young people being taught. In addition to those topics covered in “Confidence is Cool,” this program covers first impressions, image, dating dilemmas, saying “no”, social and situation etiquette, confident greeting communication skills public speaking dining etiquette, public courtesy interview etiquette, corporate conduct and more. Includes 48 page Instructors Manual and 34 page Masters file/Participant handbook.