What are life skills?
Life skills are problem solving behaviors used appropriately and responsibly in the management of personal affairs. They are a set of human skills acquired via teaching or direct experience that are used to handle problems and questions commonly encountered in daily human life. Teaching your children life skills at an early age helps them to develop good habits, gives them daily “real life” opportunities to practice fine and gross motor skills, and ultimately teaches them responsibility. By teaching them how to do things for themselves, it also helps them to become more independent, which in turn builds their self-confidence.
Some life skills you can teach your children: