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Songs that Teach Good Manners

Etiquette, Classroom Behavior and Social Skills

Add some fun to your classroom while supplementing the Social Skills curriculum with songs!  Whether you need educational music for teaching good manners, taking turns or expressing emotions with words, you'll find a varied selection below. These Etiquette Songs are for children of all ages... and many will also appeal to grown-ups.

These etiquette songs are available from a variety of albums:  

General Etiquette
A Feast – Gemini 
Busy Bee (At School) – Marilyn M. Linford
Choices to Make Song – Tim Pacific
Everybody Has a Name – Listen and Learn 
Good Manners – Scott & Beth Bierko
The Greedies – "Miss Prudence Pennypack and Pamela Pigella"
Hello, Hello – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
I Can Say "Excuse Me" – Cathy Bollinger    
In the Audience – Skip West
Listen To Those in Authority – Sharon Luanne Rivera
Little Magic Words – Marilyn M. Linford
The Magic Word – Dr Mac. & Happy Kids Songs
The Magic Word – Listen and Learn
Magic Word Mambo – CKK Educational
Make A Difference – Marilyn M. Linford
Manners Matter Everywhere – CKK Educational
Manners Matter Everywhere – Music with Mar.
Mind Your Manners –Amy Michelle & Friends
No-one Here Does Copying – Songs for Positive Schools 
Open That Door – "Miss Prudence Pennypack and Pamela Pigella" 
Please and Thank You – Cathy Bollinger
Please and Thank You – Intelli-Tunes
Tanner's Manners: Cool Kind Kid  – CKK Educational
Thank You  – Andy Glockenspiel 
Thank You – Jaycie Voorhees
The "Thank You" Song – Rita Gold 
The Thankful Song – Marilyn M. Linford
These Are the Rules – School Art Theatre Productions 
This is the Way – Jack Hartmann  
We Make New Arrivals Welcome Here – Songs For Positive Schools  

Patience, Taking Turns & "Think Before You Speak"
Blurty – CKK Educational
How to Take Your Turn – Rita Gold
I've Got a Question – Cathy Bollinger
I Raise My Hand – Jim Rule
Raise Your Hand Song  – J. W. Snyder
Ready, Set, Wait!  – Listen & Learn
Someone Else's Turn – Music with Mar.
You've Got to Wait – Margie La Bella
We Take Turns – Mary Flynn

Table Manners
Dan's Disastrous Dining Dilemma  – CKK Educational
Don't Leave A Mess At Lunch Time – Songs For Positive Schools
Lunchtime is Time to Eat – Jack Hartmann
Manners – Cathy Bollinger
Pickin' and Grinnin' (Table Manners) - Caroline and Danny
"Please" and "Thank You" – Cathy Bollinger
Time To Eat – Jaycie Voorhees

Songs for Social Situations (Intros, RSVP, Phone Etiquette)
Introductions  – CKK Educational 
Margie's Slumber Party –CKK Educational
When The Telephone Rings  –CKK Educational
Write It Down  –CKK Educational

Expressing Emotions with Words
A Smile and A Kind Word – Perfectly Proper Musical Manners
Don't Be Bossy – Todd Werner
Friendly Words– Listen and Learn
I Can Talk It Out – Todd Werner
Two Words, Please – Cathy Bollinger
When I Feel Angry– Jaycie Voorhees
When Words Don't Work – Peace Pals
When Your Manners Shine – David Putano

Songs for Helping Around the Home
Cleanup Vacuum Cleaner  – Jack Hartmann 
Dusting – Kathleen Wiley
Helpin' Out  – Andy Glockenspiel
Helping Hand – Gemini 
Making the Bed  – Kathleen Wiley
Sweep – Jeanne Nelson and Hector Marín
Pickin' It Up - Colleen & Uncle Squaty
To Tidy the Bathroom – Kathleen Wiley

See also:  Using Music to Build an Appreciation of Diversity
  Friendship Songs, Anti-Bullying and Character Education Songs

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