Lessons

Lesson 1

Proper Introductions and Table Manner Basics

Follow along and learn the 5 S’s of an introduction so you can introduce yourself with confidence! Supplies needed: You and a friend or parent for practice!

For the second half of our lesson, we will be learning the proper way to eat bread and finger foods!

Purchase an etiquette workbox or simply use what you have for the second half of our lesson.  We are walking you through the basics of setting the table properly while explaining how to properly use your butter and salad knives.

Supplies needed:

  • Rice crackers 
  • Peanut butter 
  • Pimento cheese or cream cheese spread 
  • Rolls 
  • Butter

Ingredients I use to make beverage

  • Sprite 
  • Club soda 
  • Apple juice 

Three of each

  • Raw baby carrots 
  • Cucumbers 
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • You had the option of ordering an Etiquette supply box from us which has all the items needed for each lesson.  If you did not order a supply box please make sure you have the following:
  • Charger plate 
  • Salad plate 
  • Bread Plate 
  • Salad knife 
  • Salad fork 
  • Butter knife
  • Cloth Napkin
  • 2 Stemmed and footed glasses (or two regular drinking glasses/cups)

This is a great activity for elementary and middle school learners!

Lesson 2

Proper Table Conversations and Soup

Learn whats ok to talk about at the dinner table as we discuss proper table conversations.  Meals with your family will be so much more enjoyable when everyone is comfortable.  Supplies you need: Just you and a friend or parent for practice!

For the second half of this lesson join us as we learn the proper way to eat soup! No more slurping (unless you’re in China of course!)

Purchase our Etiquette Box or simply use what you have to accompany this lesson.

Supplies needed: Etiquette workbook, charger plate, soup bowl, soup spoon, favorite soup, parfait glass, parfait spoon, favorite yogurt or sherbert ice cream!

This is a great activity for elementary and middle school learners

Lesson 3

Forms of Dining

Join us as we learn the proper forms of dining in the United States and abroad! This lesson is all about learning to use your fork and knife correctly.  Eating our food should be an enjoyable process whether we are at home or at a fancy restaurant.

Purchase an Etiquette Workbox which includes all the supplies you’ll need for each lesson or simply use what you have.

Supplies needed: Etiquette workbox (if purchased), Etiquette Workbook, salad plate, dinner plate, dessert plate, salad knife and fork, dinner knife and fork, dessert spoon and fork, cloth napkin, water, and juice glass, salad with your favorite dressing for the first course, mixed vegetables for the second course and cake and ice cream for dessert!

This is a great activity for elementary and middle school.

Lesson 4

Pizza and Thank You Notes

Who loves Pizza!? Learn how properly eat pizza during the first half of this lesson.

Supplies needed: Etiquette Workbook, Dinner plate, dinner fork, and knife, juice glass and water glass, paper napkin, a favorite slice of pizza.

Have you ever received a gift from someone? Has anyone ever did anything nice for you or simply did you a favor? Join us as we learn to properly say thank you with this really awesome gesture.

Supplies needed: Etiquette workbook, Blank Thank You cards, scrap paper, pencil or pen

Purchase an Etiquette Workbox to accompany this lesson or simply use what you have.

This is a great activity for elementary and middle school learners.

Lesson 5

Bringing Everything Together

Join us as we implement all things we learned in previous lessons in our fine dining experience! We will be have a full four-course meal for this fifth lesson!

With a parent or a friend, present a special report to help practice your presentation and public speaking skills during this experience.  Choose your favorite country to report, favorite vacation, and why or simply your favorite hobby.

Purchase an Etiquette Workbox to accompany this lesson or simply use what you have!

Food: 

Soup (broth based)

Salad (I usually use a garden salad and keep it simple)

Bread roll w/ butter in butter dish 

Ranch or Italian Dressing

Whole chicken breast, asparagus and mashed potatoes 

Slice of Cake with a scoop of ice cream on top

Ingredients I use to make beverage

  • Sprite 
  • Club soda 
  • Apple juice

Dishes:

1 Charger plate

1 Dinner plate

1 Bread plate 

1 Salad plate

1 Soup bowl

1 stemmed and footed water glass

1 stemmed and footed juice glass

1 Dinner knife

1 Salad knife

1 Dinner fork 

1 Salad fork

1 Soup bowl

1 Butter knife 

1 cloth napkin

1 Dessert plate (Use the bread plate that you used in lesson 1)

1 Dessert fork 

1 Dessert spoon

Use a serving dish for the dressing if it is available to you (this did not come included in your etiquette box)

Etiquette workbook

This is a great activity for preschool and kindergarten learners.

Lesson 6

What is Self Esteem!?

Join along as we discuss what self-esteem is and how to make sure we feel good about ourselves!

Supplies needed: Self-esteem Workbook

This is a great activity for elementary and middle school learners.

Lesson 7

Confidence Canvas

Join us as we make our own confidence canvas!

Supplies needed: 1 8×10 or 9×11 canvas or canvas board
Printouts from PDF for each girl
Assorted acrylic paint
Mod podge (glossy) or other collage medium
Stickers, gems, ribbon, magazine photos, etc.
Assorted colors of Yarn
Assorted paint brushes and foam brushes
Blow dryer (For drying canvas)

This is a great activity for elementary and middle school learners.

Lesson 8

Say no to Bullying!

Join us as we discuss how to handle bullies, emotions associated with being a bully, or being bullied.

Supplies needed: printed activity sheet; crayons or colored pencils.

This is a great activity for elementary and middle school learners

Lesson 9

Positive Body Image

Having a positive body image is so important to one’s growth, self-esteem and confidence! Join us as we explore different types of body image and how to maintain a positive self-image!  

Supplies needed: printed activity sheet; crayons or colored pencils.

This is a great activity for elementary and middle school learners

Lesson 10

What is a Growth Mindset?!

Join us as we explore ways to keep a growth mindset without getting so caught up in the mistakes we make.

Supplies needed: printed activity sheet; crayons or colored pencils.

This is a great activity for elementary and middle school learners.