Laying a Foundation

What gives a beginning piano student a good foundation? If you were to teach a young beginner for a few months or a year, what skills and knowledge would you wish to teach them in that time to start them off on a lifetime of music making? What skills would you hope they could attain before studying with a new teacher? What is most important for a beginner to learn?

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