Secret Code Wheel

Creative Wednesday Let the kids pretend to be secret agents and uncover messages left in code. It’s easy to make a Secret Code Maker for the kids with circles cut out of poster board or with two small paper plates. Follow the instructions and images below so you and the kids can make secret messages […]

Why Nannies Should Read to Kids Each Day

Nanny Confessions: We Must Teach Kids to Love Books I confess, it is sometimes hard for me to make time to read to kids everyday. But, no matter how busy the day gets, it’s vital to read aloud to children to help them learn to love reading. You don’t have to like reading yourself. You […]

10 Benefits of Reading Aloud to Babies

Without the Motivation to Read, Children Don’t Read It is vital that nannies and au pairs read to children of every age to help kids develop the love of reading. In the book, Baby Read-Aloud Basics,Caroline J. Blackmore and Barbara Weston Ramirez they explain that without the motivation to read, children don’t read. In Baby […]