Teaching Phonics to Children

By ChildrenLearningReading.com Phonics is a necessary part of any good method of teaching children to read. Teaching children phonics and helping them develop phonemic awareness is the key to mastering words, which is the first key step toward successful reading. Children need to develop a knowledge of the letters, the sounds represented by the letters, […]

David Dolphin Worksheets for Preschool

Parents want their nannies to encourage learning with their children. Nannies should encourage leaning in everyday activities. But worksheets do play an important part of preparing children for school as well. David Dolphin Worksheets for Pre-School are created by a pre-school teacher and are great for parents and nannies to help ensure school readiness. School-aged […]

My Travel Tray: Products Nannies Love

I like a tidy car and stroller. I also don’t like when kids watch screens in cars. That’s why I love the My Travel Tray. It keeps the children’s snacks, crayons, and toys neatly in the car or stroller without relying on a screen to occupy them. Strollers, booster seats, and car seats have cup […]

The Original Teething Egg

The Original Teething Egg’s unique shape provides the perfect amount of counterpressure a teething baby needs on both their top and bottom gums. Unlike traditional teethers, the curved shape of the egg provides full coverage of both the top and bottom gums. The smooth egg-shaped design is patented, and made from a unique TPE material […]

Peeps Chicken Coop

I always dye eggs for Easter with the children in my care but this year we made the Peep Chicken Coop as well. The children loved using the sugar cookie panels, Peeps chicks, premade icing, and assorted candies to make this holiday chicken coop. You don’t see all the sugar cookies in our coop because […]

Perler Beads

As this photo shows, one of my Nanny Kids loves Perler Beads. She spends hours and hours making beautiful patterns. For children with great fine motor skills Perler Beads are the best boredom buster ever. The girl in my care used the Sunny Days Perler Beads Kit, Perler Beads Flower Madness, and Perler Sunny Days […]

Kick the Paci Habit with Paci Weaning System

Pacifiers work great to help soothe newborns and infants. But, it’s best to get rid of pacifiers as early as possible. Continued use of pacifiers after babies have teeth can cause an overbite in the child. Dentists recommend kicking the paci habit by the time baby is 12-months-old. That’s why the FridaBaby Paci Weaning System […]

Mella Trainer Alarm Clock

I was having trouble with a little girl waking up too early and whining that I have breakfast ready for her when I arrived to work in the morning –prior to taking my coat off. I needed to find a way to teach the toddler time and when she could come out of bed for […]

Hand Soap Pens

I get so annoyed telling some of my Nanny Kids to wash their hands with soap for at least 20 seconds and they keep running water and not using soap! But that has all changed now that a Mom Boss I work for bought hand soap pens. The child I care for who thought washing […]

Window Crayons and Markers

Using Window Crayons and Window Glass Markers are an easy boredom buster for children. My Nanny Kids decided to just make snowflakes on a mudroom window with Window Crayons but I recommend encouraging the children in your care to use aWindow Stencil Set for more intricate designs. Feel free to try them all: Window Crayons, […]