Monday, September 26, 2011

Need to teach some manners?

With Thanksgiving around the corner, we decided to teach our kids to have better manners at the table. I came across this idea long ago and decided to finally use it and BOY does it work!

Meet Mr. Pig...
No one likes Mr. Pig
because when we act like a 'pig' at the dinner table,
(burps, reaching over someones plate, yelling, slurping, etc.)
Mr. Pig gets passed to them.
Whoever ends up with Mr. Pig at the end of the meal must clear the whole table.

Notice how happy Carson is with Mr. Pig by his plate...

And I bet you can't guess who ended up with Mr. Pig at the end of the meal?

Happy manners!


  1. Oh my goodness! We used to play this all the time when I was growing up! I totally thought my family was the only one who played that. Hee Hee!
    Thanks for the smile!

  2. THANK YOU!!! This simple idea has made a difference in my kids! Meal time for now has become peaceful again!
    Thanks a bunch
    Alabama mom of 4

  3. You are fabulous!! I will be a better mom because of you!! Thank you!!!

  4. This is a great idea! We started with it last night, and I really think it will make a difference! Thanks!