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 […]

A Blizzard of Snow Lesson Plans for Nannies and Au Pairs

Teaching Kids About Animal Tracks One of the greatest joys for kids is when they first walk outside after it snows and they leave footprints in the snow. Kids love comparing the different size and shapes of the footprints of their family members. So this week we recommend borrowing The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack […]

Leaf Projects, Children’s Books and Lesson Plans

It’s Storytime with Fall Leaves Fall by Zoe Hall For storytime this week we recommend reading books about autumn leaves. We visited the Scholastic web site for lesson plans about leaves in the Fall. Scholastic recommends reading Fall Leaves Fall by Zoe Hall. In Fall Leaves Fall! by Zoe Hall, two brothers enjoy everybody’s favorite […]

Teaching Styles for Nannies

How Do You Teach the Kids in Your Care?By Become a Nanny Whether a nanny focuses on the children’s education formally or informally, each day she is teaching the children in her care about themselves and the world around them. While how involved a nanny is with a child’s formal education will vary based on […]