Mother’s Day Flowering Tree

Creative Wednesday By Heather Marinkovic Mother’s Day is coming up. As a nanny I love helping the kids make inexpensive gifts for their parents on holidays. Heather Marinkovic, a former nanny and current full-time mother, made these cute flowering trees with her toddler for the mothers and grandmother’s in her life. Feel free to add […]

Earth Day Cookies

Cooking With Kids April 22 is Earth Day. Celebrate the Earth with your nanny kids by having a Earth Day treat and celebration. Today is the perfect day to encourage the kids to recycle, not litter, turn of lights, conserve water, and walk to activities. Be sure to do our fun Earth Day project, read children’s […]

How Can You Protect the Earth?

Earth Day Project Earth Day will be celebrated this Friday, April 22 and this weekend in communities throughout the world. Some simple and tangible ways to help the kids in your care protect the world is by recycling; not wasting water; walking or biking to school and activities; turning off lights; and not littering. In […]

Win a Free Nanny Certification Course

Get Certified from NannyTraining.com! With over 20 years in the nanny industry, Michelle LaRowe has created NannyTraining.com, an affordable, convenient, and quality online nanny training program. The winner of this contest will receive a complimentary registration for the NannyTraining.com nanny certification program, a $69 value. The course consists of 13 lessons, 350 topics, 100s of […]

Fork Painted Tulips

Creative Wednesdays Spring is in the air and so are Spring flowers. There are 150 species of tulips with over 3000 varieties. Tulips are perennials, (lives for more than two years), and usually bloom for only three to seven days. We made some tulips with plastic forks and paint. Here’s what to do: What You Need: […]

Popcorn Popping on the Apricot Tree

Creative Wednesdays It’s Spring and when you look out the window what do you see? It looks like popcorn is popping on the Spring trees. So we made some Spring trees indoors on a rainy day with real popcorn. Before, during, and after making the trees teach the kids the song, “Popcorn Popping on the […]

Spring Cherry Blossoms

Creative Wednesdays Cherry blossoms have finally appeared all around the world where Spring has arrived. They come in different shades of pink and nothing is prettier than the fragile, short-lived  blossoms. We used paint, markers, and tissue paper to make this beautiful arts and craft project with kids. What You Need: Heavyweight Paper Pink Tissue Paper Brown […]