How to Bow
In the United States we greet one another with a wave, a handshake, or by saying “Hello.” But in some Asian countries, especially in South Korea, bowing is the customary greeting. Below are different situations when children should bow. Try each one and think about how you are showing respect. In the U.S. people usually bow from the waist after giving a performance. However, in Korea, there are different types of bows. Do this activity with your child to teach her a lesson in the tradition of bowing and help her explore an important part of Asian culture.
What You Need:
- Big mirror
- A parent or someone older than your child