Happy New Year! This is scheduled to post on January 1, 2017!
As we are all a year older, we may want to use AssistiveTouch (iOS 10) on our iPads. You can use AssistiveTouch to help you control your iPad tasks more easily; it helps you perform gestures like a pinch, multi-finger swipe, and use Siri.
What is is and how to set up: How to Use AssistiveTouch in iOS 10 on theiPad