Kids nowadays are more leaning on technology than before. However, all the screen time spent means less time spent to playing with physical objects, designing, creating and developing vital coordination skills.
Adapting to New Environment
Most of the home economics classes have been taken out of the school’s curriculum which made numerous kids to grow up without basic trading skills. Something that the prior generations were able to enjoy.
Let’s Go DIY
Yes it is true that these skills are not taught in schools anymore but, things like crafting, sewing, woodworking, gardening, building and such are now getting resurgence.
This is true especially with the growth of various DIY projects. It made parents to encourage their kids to do home projects in a safe environment while learning different skills in the process as well.
As a matter of fact, the simple act of making shoeboxes or small storage cabinets are promoting valuable skills among children.