Seashore Souvenir Photo Frame

Creative Project Wednesday No day at the beach is complete before taking a walk at low tide to gather shells, sea glass, drift wood, and smooth pebbles with the kids. After arriving home from a day at the shore, help the kids create a photo frame of the treasures they gathered seaside. We simply cut […]

5 Best Beach Book for Preschoolers

Weekly Trip to the Library Before taking the kids to the beach this summer read them age-appropriate children’s books to learn about the shore. Here are my little preschooler’s favorite beach books to learn about the shore. You can purchase our 5 top picks by clicking the links below or be sure to borrow them from […]

Have You Tried the Sport-Brella?

Products Nannies and Au Pairs LoveBy Maria Lopez, Nanny As a nanny that lives and works in Miami, Florida I have probably used every beach umbrella and beach tent on the market. Considering the children and I go to the beach at least three times per week, I’m excited to share with other nannies and […]

Children’s Books about the Seashore

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs The past week we discussed activities to do with children at the shore. It is a good idea to visit the library with children every week. Here are some children’s book suggestions on the topic. By the SeashoreBy Maurice Pledger, Illustrator A.J. WoodAges Infant to […]

Having Fun with Kids in Tides and with Seaweed

More Fun for Au Pairs and Nannies to Have with Kids at the Beach This week we have been discussing going to the beach with children. Below are more fun activities to do at the beach with children. The following ideas about ocean tides and seaweed are from the Kids’ Nature Book by Susan Milford. […]

Fun With Sand

Activites for Nannies and Au Pairs to do with Children at the Beach Most children are content to play in the sand at the beach. All they need is a shovel, bucket, and their imagination to make tunnels and castles in the sand. Here are some more activities to do with sand with children: Swinging […]

Beach Crafts for Kids

Seashell Crafts for Nannies and Au Pairs Yesterday we discussed how to protect children at the beach. Today we share seashell crafts for nannies and au pairs to do with kids. These crafts will also become keepsake memories of the trip to the beach. If you aren’t visiting the beach you can still purchase inexpensive […]

Beach Safety for Kids

Nannies and Au Pairs Must Make Safety First Priority By Diane Laney Fitzpatrick Your ocean visits should be full of fun and adventure and free from accidents. Be prepared for dangers from the water, sand and sun, and practice beach safety. Love Your Lifeguard Set up your beach spot in an area manned by lifeguards. […]