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How to Encourage Learning at Home

Success In School Requires Support at Home Success in school requires support at home. As nannies we have a unique opportunity to teach children in important ways that cannot be taught in school. It is up to us to make learning experiences in everyday activities. We can even help children too young for school to develop […]

Inspiring Learning Thru Everyday Activities

Supporting Success in School at Home Success in school requires support at home. As nannies we have a unique opportunity to teach children in important ways that cannot be taught in school. It is up to us to make learning experiences in everyday activities. We can even help children too young for school to develop […]

Match It Puzzle Games

Product Review Sunday All professional nannies help the kids in their care to learn. The best way to learn is by playing.  The preschoolers I care for love The Learning Journey Match It Puzzle Games. These games feature a wide range of award-winning educational titles including: Alphabet Match,  Addition, All About Me, Animal Words, Colors  and Shapes, Counting, Opposites, Rhyme,First Words, Subtraction, Mathematics,  Heads […]

Outdoor Alphabet Games for Nannies and Au Pairs

photo from motherhoodonadime.com What Are Your Favorite Ways to Teach Kids the Alphabet? Nannies and au pairs play an important role in teaching children. Here aer some ways to help children learn the letters of the alphabet while getting outside to enjoy the nice weather. They will be having so much fun they won’t realize they are learning. […]

Toys and Games to Teach Kids About Money

Product Review Sunday During the holidays we spend a lot of money to share gifts with others, making this the perfect time to teach kids about money. Yesterday, we highly recommended sharing the children’s book, Not Your Parent’s Money Book by Jean Chatzky with your charges to help teach them about money management. Below are some super games and toys […]

Summer Learning Activities for Nannies and Au Pairs

Playing Matching Activities to Help Children Read Matching games help children develop good memory skills needed to read. Below are some fun matching games to encourage memory skills in young children. A, B, See it! Write a letter of the alphabet on the top of a piece of paper in a notebook. Give the notebook […]

LEARNING TO SHARE

How Au Pairs and Nannies Can Help Teach Children to ShareBy Cathy MalleyCooperative Extension Educator, Child DevelopmentUniversity of ConnecticutCooperative Extension YOU WILL LEARN: that it is not easy for young children to share. that you should be a good example and show the children how to share. that you should encourage and help children while […]

Nannies Shine During Covid-19 School Closures

Nannies Help Kids Feel Safe and Secure During Crisis During a crisis is when nannies shine — they show their employers they can handle stress and help the kids thrive! Professional nannies stay calm in a crisis. Be it during a divorce, illness or death in the Nanny Family, when a child gets hurt, there […]

Teaching Kids to Tell Time

How Nannies and Au Pairs Can Help Kids Learn to Tell Time There’s a time for everything. There’s a time to go to school, time to do homework, dinner time, bedtime, and the list goes on. If you want to keep kids on schedule, teach them how to keep time, show them how to read […]

6 Activities to Do with “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?”

Weekly Trip to the Library Author Bill Martin, Jr. was an elementary-school principal, teacher, writer, and poet. His more than 300 books, among them the bestselling classics Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?; Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?; Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?; and Chicka Chicka Boom […]