Sea Shell Necklaces

All children love hunting for beautiful sea shells along the beach. Here is an easy way to save the children’s favorite sea shells they gathered at the shore this summer. Click here to see some other projects I have made with children with their sea shells collections. You Will Need: Small Shells1 Cup of Flour1/2 […]

Mango Salsa

Cooking for Families This mango salsa recipe is quick and easy to make, and always so fresh and delicious. Adjust the ingredients to what you like most. Choose as many ripe, sweet, fresh mangoes and juicy, red tomatoes that you like. One of my Nanny Kids added feta cheese to the mango salsa and we […]

Greek Chicken Sish Kebab

Cooking for Families This is a delicious change from boring grilled chicken. The chicken is full of flavor and tender. This is an excellent main dish when served with pita bread, a garlicky tzatziki, and a Greek salad with olives and feta cheese. Lamb can be substituted for the chicken and add any vegetables your […]

Patriotic Paper Plate Ring Toss

Creative Wednesday This paper plate ring toss game is a fun way to keep the kids busy for the afternoon both painting and coloring and then practicing their tossing skills. Use patriotic colors for national holidays like Labor Day. If it is a rainy day it’s safe to play indoors. If you’re looking for an […]

Mondrian Sidewalk Chalk Art

Creative Wednesdays Known for his Modernism abstract paintings, Piet Mondrian used the simplest combination of straight lines and right angles, creating geometric shapes of bold primary colors. After showing the kids paintings by Mondrian and reading “Coppernickel Goes Mondrian” go outside to make similar art using sidewalk chalk. Of course on a rainy day you […]

Layered Color Yogurt Pops

Cooking for Kids It’s still hot outside and nothing cools kids off quicker than a healthy and delicious yogurt pop. Adding colors to the yogurt and layering the colored yogurt makes enjoying the cool treats even more fun. Here’s how to make this super easy treat. You Will Need: Vanilla Yogurt Food Coloring Pastry Bag […]

Giant Bubbles

Summer Fun: Boredom Buster Nannies all across America keep asking me for fun activities to do with their nanny kids as summer camps have been cancelled due to coronavirus this summer. I highly recommend making Giant Bubbles with little and big kids. I simply bought WOWMAZING Giant Bubble Wands Kit and WOWMAZING Giant Bubble Refill […]

Disney “Dole Whip”

Cooking for Families This is a refreshing, light, low calorie, and low-fat dessert your whole Nanny Family will enjoy during the summer months. If you love Dole Whip (a Disney Park fan’s favorite frozen treat), you’ll love this super-refreshing, dairy-free dessert with the texture of soft serve found on the epicurious web site. You will […]

Berry Frozen Yogurt Pie

Cooking for Kids This is a refreshing dessert or snack to serve to the children on hot summer days or anytime of the year. It’s much easier to make and to serve than ice cream cake. This pie can hang out in the freezer for weeks as long as it’s well wrapped. Just thaw it […]

4th of July Paper Plate Hats

Creative Wednesday July 4th is Independence Day in the United States of America. Here is a very inexpensive, fun, and easy craft to make with your Nanny Kids to wear this weekend to help celebrate Independence Day. Although there are seven red stripes on the American flag to represent valor, six white stripes to symbolize […]