Earn the Good Manners belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:
1 Meet one new person, shake hands properly, and introduce yourself. Extend your hand, grip the personâ€™s hand firmly, and gently shake hands.
2 Talk with your family about polite language. Include â€œplease,â€ â€œyouâ€™re welcome,â€ â€œexcuse me,â€ â€œyes, sir,â€ â€œno, maâ€™am,â€ and so on in your talk.
3 Explain to your den or family how good manners can help you now and as you get older. Copy the actions of someone you know who has good manners.
4 Go over table manners with your family. Eat a meal together where the table is set correctly and everyone uses good table manners.
5 With an adult, discuss what foods are proper to eat with your fingers. Practice eating some of these foods the right way.
6 In your den or with your family, practice using good phone manners.
7 Explain how treating things that belong to other people with respect is a part of having good manners. Show three examples of how you can show respect for others.
8 Talk with your friends or family members about following the rules and having good sportsmanship when playing games. Then play a game with your friends or family members. After playing the game, tell how you showed good manners.
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