Practical Activities to Grow Teen Life Skills Teens – Daily Life Skills


This guide from Casey Life Skills offers practical ideas for CASAs and other supportive adults to help CASA youth practice and grow their knowledge in this life skill. “Teachable Moments” are included.

Daily life skills includes grocery shopping, cooking, laundry, and so much more!

This guide notes the appropriate age for the activity to guide CASAs with teens of all ages.

Level 1 is for youth ages 8-10 years
Level 2 is for youth ages 11-14 years
Level 3 is for youth ages 15-18 years
Level 4 is for youth ages 19 and older

You can print or view the entire list of activities by selecting the link below to display the PDF file or selecting the specific file section below.

Daily Life Skills – Cooking: includes Nutrition, Menu Planning, Grocery Shopping, Meal preparation, Dining etiquette, Kitchen Clean-up and food storage.

Daily Life Skills House and Clothing Care: includes cleaning house, laundry, home safety and repairs.

Daily Life Skills – All of the above.

Practical Exercises for Youth in Daily Life Skills

Theses guides provide another way for CASAs to use – practical worksheets and exercises for life skills of nutrition, cooking, grocery shopping. laundry and house cleaning. It is part of the curriculum in some Independent Living programs – Preparing Adolescents for Young Adulthood (PAYA) guides.

CASAs can select quizzes or exercises based upon the age of their teen. Some of the information is outdated as to costs and products but provide the discussion points for CASAs.

We have provided the entire Daily Life Skills Course material for you.

Exercises for Daily Life Skills for Youth

Or you may wish to access specific sections as noted below with the specific topics.

Exercises for Nutrition, Cooking, grocery shopping and food management

Exercises for House Care and Cleaning

Exercises for Clothing and Laundry