Friday, January 15, 2010

What Children Should Be Taught

  • To cook plain wholesome food
  • To care for his or her own room
  • That it is better to be useful than ornamental
  • That the old rule, "A place for everything and everything in its place," is a good one
  • That he or she should dress for health and comfort as well as for appearance
  • To respect gray hairs
  • To be gentle
  • To be courteous
  • To be prompt
  • To be industrious
  • To be truthful
  • To be thoughtful and attentive
  • To do all kinds of housework
  • To earn money and to take care of it
  • To be neat and orderly in his or her habits and appearance
  • To be self-reliant
Adapted from Home and Health (copyright 1907, Pacific Press) for Easy Homeschooling Techniques by Lorraine Curry