Life Skills for kids aged 2 - 15

Discussion in 'The CookingBites Cafe' started by The Late Night Gourmet, Jan 23, 2019.

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  1. The Late Night Gourmet

    The Late Night Gourmet Über Member

    Location:
    Detroit, USA
    I certainly didn't make this list, but I found it interesting. I found it on that source of truth called "pinterest", but you can certainly make up your own mind about them, regardless of the source. Now. I'm trying to recall if I had the skills listed below at these ages. I'm not sure if I was taking dirty dishes to the sink at age 2, for example. I'm fairly certain I wasn't putting my toys away at that age, either.

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  2. rascal

    rascal Senior Member

    My 9 year old granddaughter Isla gets up first and gets her 2 brothers 7 and 4 their breakfasts.has done for a few years. My son and his wife have very busy jobs so that's how they role. Isla likes playing mother duck. Kids rise at 6 am.

    Russ
     
  3. morning glory

    morning glory Obsessive cook Staff Member

    My favourite one on this list is this (age 16-18):

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    If only...
     
  4. Lullabelle

    Lullabelle Midlands, England

    Location:
    Leicester UK
    I appreciate life skills should be taught but some seem a bit extreme for youngsters.
     
  5. The Late Night Gourmet

    The Late Night Gourmet Über Member

    Location:
    Detroit, USA
    Some days, I'm happy if they just put their dirty clothes in the hamper and put their dirty dishes in the sink (which are on the Age 2-3 list...I suppose the bar is a lot lower than it should be).
     
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