1. How to tie shoe laces
  2. How to follow a recipe
  3. How to make a meal plan and grocery list on a budget
  4. How to write a resume / CV
  5. How to tell the time
  6. How to look after the house (mow the lawn, do the recycling, budget and pay bills).
  7. How to be a good citizen (mow your neighbour’s lawn…)
  8. How to read (ask questions about what they’re reading, read together, make predictions, discuss why characters behave the way they do)
  9. How to write (keep a journal, keep a gratitude list, write instructions for something, write alternative endings to favourite stories or movies, write a story, keep a book of facts)
  10. How to advocate for a positive change in the world (write a letter, sign a petition, join an on-line group)
  11. How to maintain a vehicle (how to check the oil, change a tyre)
  12. Build physical education (do yoga, play tiggy, play netball/soccer, shoot hoops)
  13. Build fine motor skills (draw, knit, colour, crochet, cross stitch, sew, weave)
  14. Go outside.  Walk, bike. Keep at least 10 m away from other people.
  15. How to exist without the internet.
  16. Talk about dreams, hopes, fears.
  17. Have children research what they’re interested in (future careers)
  18. STEAM (Science/Technology/ Engineering/Arts/Maths) challenge (build towers etc)
  19. Write own daily learning plans
  20. How to write thank you letters to your grandparents, aunties, parents etc.
  21. How to decorate your room, home