How to Have Fun with Kids When the Power Goes Out

Coping With Hurricane Sandy 1. Show kids how to make shadow puppets using flashlights. 2. Play board games. 3. Play musical instruments. 4. Read a book by candle light or kerosene lantern. 5. Sing songs. Little kids love singing. Come up with funny songs you sang as a kid and teach them to the children. […]

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 […]

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs

I Love Dirt!: 52 Activities to Help You and Your Kids Discover the Wonders of Nature By Jennifer Ward Review by Andrea Flagg, Nanny, Co-Founder Nanny Alliance of New York and New Jersey This is a great book with 52 activities one for each week of the year. This book breaks out simple things to […]