X Close

Courteous communication

Learn the knock-knock joke about interrupting and discover why “garbage talk” stinks. Check out these ideas and more for memorable lessons that help kids speak respectfully – even to siblings!

The activities in this lesson are designed to help kids:

  • respond with kindness and gentleness
  • show greater sensitivity to the feelings of others
  • focus on encouraging others
  • listen without interrupting.

In addition, this lesson helps address sarcasm, gossiping, bossiness, bragging, teasing, yelling and inattentiveness.