Of course this is my first suggested life skill to teach your children! My 14-year-old didn’t know how to make scrambled eggs!? (To my great relief, however, both of his younger brothers DID know how to make scrambled eggs so we’ll just blame it on Oldest Child Syndrome). According to BBC Good Food, children should learn to use the stove (to make scrambled eggs) starting around age 8. For a full list of age-appropriate cooking and kitchen skills, check out this article. You’ll also find some recipes to try with children of all ages.