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Good Manners Pin (Cub Scout Pack (BSA))

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 person’s hand firmly, and gently shake hands.
  • 2 Talk with your family about polite language. Include “please,” “you’re welcome,” “excuse me,” “yes, sir,” “no, ma’am,” 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.