Kids take shoes off before entering local 7-11


Kids take shoes off

Image adapted from: Chanawin Sonrayothin

Respect for spaces is extremely important to Thai people, and things like keeping a place clean are lessons that have been ingrained in us since young. And these kids seem to have mastered the art of being respectful for sure.

Their teacher, Khun Kru Nirobon, had taken the children on a field trip to the city, where they made a pitstop at a local 7-11 in Chiang Rai. 

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Taught to keep places clean at school


Kids take shoes off

Image credit: Chanawin Sonrayothin

After their teacher had instructed them to head to the store to get some snacks for themselves, the kids ended up surprising everyone by removing their shoes before entering their store. 

It was shared that their teacher had taught them an important lesson at school: We should take our shoes off when entering a clean space. Thus, the kids felt they shouldn’t dirty the store and left their shoes at the entrance instead.


Tonnes of smiles from Thai netizens


After some pictures of the kids, who are Hmong, went viral on Facebook, comments started rolling in from netizens who were amused and touched by their little gesture.

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Translation: The kids are so cute, they listened to their teacher.

Translation: This is the result of education. So lovely.

One netizen shared her funny experience as well.

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Translation: When I was in Grade 4, I used to do the same thing. Lots of my friends started taking their shoes off after they saw me doing it too. It’s really funny when I think about it.


Leave your shoes on in 7-11


Kids take shoes off

Image credit: Chanawin Sonrayothin

While it’s awesome that they’ve been taught to keep places clean, we hope these adorable kids know they don’t have to take their shoes off the next time they enter a 7-11!


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