Over 1 million children in the United States ride the bus to school every year and there is a good chance your child is one of them. Do you know how to ensure that your child is one of the most polite riders on the big yellow bus?
As a mom, you want your child to have a fabulous school experience this year. These simple Manners for the School Bus will equip your child with the skills they need to start each day with a smooth ride!
Putting it into practice:
S – Safe: Look both ways to walk safely when near the bus.
C – Caring: Be caring to those waiting and riding the bus with you by acknowledging them with a friendly smile.
H – Hello: Give a friendly greeting to the bus driver each time you ride.
O – On: Stay on your seat when the bus is moving!
O – Out: Keep your backpack out of the aisle so that you and others won’t trip over it.
L – Leave: Leave your hands in your lap and not in your neighbor’s personal space.
B – Be: Be courteous to all by not clowning around or shouting.
U – Use: Use good listening skills when the driver is speaking.
S – Say: Remember to say “thank you” as you exit.
Bethany Miller is the founder and director of Doors of Success School of Etiquette. A graduate of the prestigious American School of Protocol in Atlanta, Georgia and licensed by the renowned Protocol School of Washington, Ms. Miller is a teacher passionately seeking to encourage a revival of kindness and politeness in American society. For more etiquette tips, check out her course offerings and follow Doors of Success on Facebook!