12 children’s books to help teach manners to little ones

Teaching manners to small children (in my house at least) involves a lot of reminders to use words such as ‘please’ and ‘thank you’.

It can make you feel like a broken record at times but the hope is that, through repetition, good manners will become second nature.

But if, like me, you are tired of serving every meal or task with the same lecture on etiquette, why not change up the approach?

There are plenty of beautiful books focused on teaching good manners to children using words and scenarios they can understand.

Books teaching children to be polite

May I Please Have A Cookie?

No Manners on Mars

Please and Thank You Book

Yes Please, No Thank You


Books teaching children about table manners

Monster Knows Table Manners

Tabletop Tipsters


Oscar and The Magic Table

Books teaching children about social etiquette

What If Everybody Did That?

You Get What You Get

Do Unto Otters: A Book About Manners

Terrible, Awful, Horrible Manners!

We would love to know what books you have found helpful for teaching your little ones good manners.

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