Saint Patrick’s Day Sun Catchers

Creative Wednesdays My six-year-old Nanny Kid loves using Dot Markers to decorate coffee filters. They look so beautiful. So we decided to experiment with different shapes to make some decorations for Saint Patrick’s Day. We cut out shamrock shapes from the center of paper plates and circles from the centers of other plates. We snipped […]

Rainbow Toast for St. Patrick’s Day

Wednesdays with Whitney By Whitney Tang Saint Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, which means that those sneaky leprechauns are on their way! Perhaps you can keep them from tearing through the house with a colorful snack which will catch their eye. This rainbow toast is a great distractor for those tiny green disasters, […]

Children’s Books About Saint Patrick’s Day

Weekly Trip to the Library Crafts For St. Patrick’S Day (Holiday Crafts for Kids by Kathy Ross, Illustrated by Sharon Lane HolmTwenty easy craft projects including a shamrock bird, leprechaun face mask, a shillelagh, a rainbow bracelet, and a pot of gold table decoration. Irish Night Before Christmas and A Leprechaun’s St. Patrick’s Day by […]

What are You Doing with the Kids for Saint Patrick’s Day?

Here are some of our suggestions of what you can do with kids for Saint Patrick’s Day. How to Make Corned Beef and Cabbage by Stephen Block You Will Need: “Flat Cut” Brisket, 5 Carrots, 2 bunches Leeks, 5 Parsnips, 1 bunch Celery, 1 head Cabbage, 6 Yukon Gold Potatoes, 1 Point Cut” Brisket, ½ Cup […]

Easy Shamrock Necklaces

Saint Patrick’s Day Project This is an easy project to make with your Nanny Kids for Saint Patrick’s Day. I had the kids trace cookie cutters onto construction paper but you can Google and print out clover shapes to use as well. You Will Need: Green and White Construction Paper or Poster Board Safety Scissors […]

St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt for Nannies and Au Pairs

Pot of Gold Scavenger Hunt from Scavenger hunts are so much fun. Have the children help you make a treasure chest. Then the nanny or au pair can make the clues to lead the children to their pot of gold. You Will Need: Newspaper Unfinished wooden or cardboard treasure chest (You can buy a […]

St. Patrick’s Day Fun

Activities for Nannies and Au Pairs to do With Children We recommend for Saint Patrick’s Day activities. There are recipes for traditional corned beef and cabbage, Irish soda bread, and plenty of fun projects. Here’s one we like. Leprechaun Hat for Chips [This is] a fun table decoration that can be used to […]