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This ToyShow Preview was last updated on 2/5/2007

Time for Manners was formed to gain a wider distribution for a unique and successful educational program of the same name. For more than 10 years, Holly Beth Moncher (a working mom herself with 3 grown boys) has been teaching children the basics of good manners and kind behavior toward others. Her unusual method combines entertainment with education – always a necessity for a very young audience. With puppets, songs, stories, and humor, Time for Manners makes learning fun! Now this award-winning program is being issued on a series of DVDs, accompanied by toys that also function as learning aids.
Time for Manners DVD
Table Time DVD
Vol. 1 – introduces the main puppet characters and the theme of basic politeness and good manners: “please,” “thank you,” “excuse me” and other useful phrases.  Also “happy handshakes” and the use of “inside” and “outside” voices.  Award – Dr. Toy’s Best Vacation Children’s Products, 2005.

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Vol. 2 – shows how to set a table, how to behave at the table, and encourages the whole family to make mealtime a valuable family experience.  With scenes illustrating “Wait to eat until everyone is served,” “Chew quietly and eat slowly,” “Talk to your family and friends,” and others. Award – Creative Child Magazine’s Preferred Choice, 2005.

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American Manners DVD
Table Time Training Set
Vol. 3 –  NEW!  About the history of the American Flag and respect for it, with how to behave at patriotic events. Plus the Pledge of Allegiance and a musical imagination game at a Fourth of July parade, hearing all the instruments.  Also school bus manners.  Award – iParenting Media Award, Best Products for 2007.

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Table Time Training Set – everything a young person needs for his or her first dining set: dish, bowl, glass, napkin and placemat, plus knife, fork and spoon. The colorful utensils have “Helpful Handle” indentations that guide a child’s fingers into the right way to hold them. The placemat shows the proper positions of the dinnerware. Packaged with the “Table Time” DVD included.

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This ToyShow Preview was last updated on 2/5/2007
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