Children’s Etiquette for Today
A Solid Foundation for Practicing Good Manners and Etiquette
It is never too early to begin learning the social graces. Confident, well-mannered children know the importance of consideration and respect, and demonstrate the concepts of fitting social behavior with their peers and adults.
Good manners and social skills do not happen automatically, they must be taught and practiced just as one would practice baseball or playing the piano.
Empower your child with The Manners Advantage!
Upcoming Manners and Etiquette Classes for Children Tampa, Florida
Dining Etiquette for Young Ladies and Gentlemen
Students learn to appreciate the importance of dining protocol. Social distancing will be maintained at the dining table and during all activities.
Introducing Yourself and Others with Confidence * Poise and Posture * Setting a Proper Table * Navigating the Place Setting * Napkin & Seating Etiquette * How to Hold Utensils * Ordering from a Menu * Soup, Salad, Bread & Butter * Buffet Dining
Sunday, October 24th
2:30 – 4:00 PM $65
Tampa Yacht & Country Club*
Teddy Bear Tea and Me
Young Ladies will enjoy Tea Sandwiches, Savory Scones, Dainty Desserts, and of course Tea while learning about proper Tea Etiquette. Dress in your finest for this special event and bring your favorite furry friend! Young Ladies will create their own fascinator to wear or bring home.
History of The Tea Party * Tea Etiquette Manners * Invitations * How to Hold Teacup and Saucer * China and Linens * Tea Party Menu * Milk, Lemon, and Sugar * Stirring Your Tea
Sunday, November 7th
(Ages 5 -12)
3:30 – 5:00 PM $65
Tampa Yacht & Country Club*
Etiquette and Social Skills for Teens
A Solid Foundation for Practicing Good Manners and Respect
A teenager’s social life is critical because fitting in with peers can distinguish between feeling confident and struggling to find your place in the world. Learning helpful social skills gives teens resources that will be useful during their teenage years and later in life.
The Importance of Social Life
Conversation and Communication Etiquette, Manners for Young Women and Men, RSVPs, Restaurant Dos and Don’ts, Thank You Notes, Putting Others at Ease, Dating Etiquette
Good Habits for Daily Living
Basic Table Manners, How to Answer Rude Questions, Well-Mannered Behavior, Cell phone Etiquette
Respecting Classmates and Teachers, Personal Space, Social Media Etiquette, Manners at School, Dealing with Bullies, Dressing Appropriately
Sunday, November 14th
(Ages 13 – 18)
Young Ladies 1:30 – 3:00 PM $65
Young Men 3:30 – 5:00 PM $65
Tampa Yacht & Country Club*
Class size is limited. Masks are required. *Members and non-members are welcome!
After School Etiquette and Social Skills at The Prep South Tampa
Fridays, 4-5:00 p.m., September 24 – November 12
(Ages 7-12) Fee $180
See Our Parent/Student Feedback:
"Thanks again, ladies, for a wonderful experience! I greatly appreciate all of the work you did to modify your lessons to specifically meet the needs of our Ladies Quest students! We hope that we have the opportunity to participate in Project Promise with you again next year."
-Kathy Webb, M. Ed., Special Education Student Success Coach, Marshall Middle School
"I very much enjoyed both your company and presentation. The number of questions you elicited from the students shows that your presentation was directly on point to their needs; I have never been to a presentation on campus that sparked so many organic questions. Look forward to working with you again."
-Alison E. Preston
Candidate for Juris Doctor, 2018
Stetson University College of Law
"The event was an absolute hit! I wish you both could have heard the feedback this afternoon…. I think half of Bright House Networks now understands professional dining etiquette. The interns were very excited, and I’m so happy to hear them discussing it within their individual departments. I appreciate your time and effort today – the branded slides were great. Wonderful job!"
- Morgan Huettel, Digital Recruitment Operations Specialist, Bright House Networks
"Thank you very much, especially for your flexibility. Your topic and presentation were spot on! As Nick indicated, these soft skills are often overlooked, and so important in the real/business world. I'm sure we'll get on your calendar for our next junior class. "
- Robert Tewes, CPA, Ernst & Young LLP
"The boys had a great time on Saturday. Eli has been getting compliments all weekend from friends and strangers on his manners."
"My sister Brice and I wanted to thank you for making manners class so much fun for Summer and Emma. They had a great time and learned a lot!"
"The presentation was very helpful and attendees were appreciative of your knowledge in the subject. We look forward to working with you in the future."
-Adair Tigert, MBA Student, University of Florida
"Thank you. Maggie LOVED the class, and you will be happy to know that George liked the class (especially the candy). He has been very proud to stand at my chair and say, 'May I?' as he pulls my chair out and pushes it in. He is so proud. Maggie has been the manners police and is not letting him forget a thing. Clearly you have done a fabulous job!"
"Maya enjoyed the class. She has been correcting her little brother on a few things...so she was obviously paying attention! Thanks!!!"
"Thank you so much for sharing proper etiquette with the boys today. Every one of them came out energized and full of tidbits for their mothers! I was pleasantly surprised at how much they enjoyed the experience."
"She loved the class! Thank you. She even came home and asked me, 'What can I do to help you mom?' So nice."
“Bennett has really enjoyed the class and reports back what he has learned. Thanks!”
“Thank you for everything. Wyatt learned a lot from your class and even had a good time meeting new people.”
“We are so pleased with all that Andrew learned from the Manners Advantage classes he attended. Going into the program, Andrew had plenty of home instruction on manners, but it was practicing them amongst friends in the Manners Advantage’s fun and social setting that really made them sink in. He always enjoyed going to the classes, and improved with each one. What a joy it is to see the teachings in practice!”
"Fun class! The boys are picking up some good manners. Thank you!"
“My son thoroughly enjoyed this class. He looked forward to it every week!”
“Justin has enjoyed the class and has learned from it. He has come home enthusiastic and eager to share what they learned that day. This course is a wonderful complement to what we daily teach our children at home!”
“Alex is using the skills he has learned in the etiquette classes. His voice is more confident and his eye contact has improved. He was having dinner with friends and the parents shared that Alex asked the girls to order fist!”
"I believe the children are really enjoying and learning at the same time!"
- Joyce Addison, Executive Director and Owner, Seaborn Schools
"It has been a pleasure working with Leslie over the years! The level of professionalism and interaction she brings to her seminars is both entertaining and insightful. Thank you!"
- Scott Fairbairn, General Manager, Tampa Yacht and Country Club
"The seminar was both fun and serious. They did a perfect job of conveying the need-to-know information!"
- Kevin Kruszewski, Owner, Pane Rustica Café
"Players must be comfortable and self-assured in a variety of social situations. Thank you Manners Advantage!"
- Terrell Buckley, FSU Team Coordinator
"Besides simply manners, lots of great courtesy and kindness types of topics - thx!"
"He has really enjoyed your class!!! You made learning etiquette and good manners fun for the kids!"
"Wonderful class! Thank you for guiding our children through these important lessons. Andrew thoroughly enjoyed his time with you."
"Manners class was a lot of fun! The teachers were great and I learned a lot!"
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