Fourth of July Crafts

Independence Day Fun In the United States is America the 4th of July is filled with parades, barbecues, and fireworks to celebrate the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Here are some easy crafts I made with my nanny kids  to bring with them to their local holiday parade. The finished projects may look […]

Statue of Liberty Paper Plate Mask

Paper Plate Craft for 4th of July After working as a nanny for 21-years and making every red, white, and blue craft and food under the sun I needed to find a new patriotic craft I haven’t made before with the kids for the Fourth of July. I found an inexpensive paper plate craft book […]

Fireworks and Kids: Reactions May Vary

Are the Kids You Care For Afriad of Fireworks? By indystar , click here for article Fireworks are one of the community events that go hand in hand with Fourth of July. Knowing how your child is likely to react based on their dominant sense, can help make the event smooth and memorable. Tactile children will […]

Children’s Books About the 4th of July

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs The Fourth of July Story by Alice Dalgliesh The thirteen colonies unite in the desire for independence. They select Thomas Jefferson to write the Declaration of Independence. The news carried of independence across the colonial settlements. A great read aloud for younger children. Fireworks, Picnics, and […]

Today Should Be a Paid Holiday!

Nannies, Is Today a Paid Holiday for You? What Paid Holidays Do You Get Off? We have been posting articles about the new “New York Nanny Law.” Click here to see the article stating that Gov. Paterson will be pleased to sign the bill. Click here to see comments from the article entitled “Wake-Up Call […]

Children’s Books for the 4th of July

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs Next week American’s celebrate their Independence from Great Britain on the 4th of July. Independence Day is commonly celebrated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, picnics, concerts, political speeches and ceremonies celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Get the kids in your care in the mood for the […]

If You Work 4th of July Do You Get Overtime Rate?

Fun Party Ideas for Nannies and Au Pairs Working on the 4th of July Sara Henderson, a nanny that works in Tarrytown, NY is working at a party with 10 children for the 4th of July. She explains she accepted the job at double here typical rate because it is a holiday. She also asked […]