Winter Weather Survival: Fun Indoor Activities for Kids

Thursday, 24 January 2013

After many years of running an in-home preschool, I understand the need to have some great indoor activities “up your sleeve” when the weather outside is frightful. What are your favorite indoor activities with the kids? Here are some fantastic links to check out: 20 Indoor Activities for Kids-besides TV […]


Au Pairs and Household Duties: Get the Kids Involved!

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Au Pairs may provide up to 45-hours a week of childcare for their host families and their duties may include child-related household chores, like doing the laundry for the children, making their meals, picking up their toys, and overall light housekeeping. An au pair should train the children to help […]


Hands-On Sensory Experiences for Kids

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

When children spend time playing in hands-on experiences, emphasizing creativity & discovery they are building a foundation for learning. When young children are squeezing playdough, this action helps to strengthen their hands and fingers – developing the muscles to be able to hold a pencil to write or draw. When […]


Father’s Day Fun: Get the Kids Cooking!

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Father’s Day is just around the corner, falling on Sunday, June 17th this year. It can be fun to get your kids involved to make something for their dad. The traditional gifts of ties, picture frames and coffee mugs may be getting a little old, so try something new and […]


Easy Easter Egg Coloring Activities for Young Kids

Friday, 23 March 2012

My children look forward to coloring eggs for Easter every year. I found a great step by step video from with some easy ideas for coloring eggs with young children. Enjoy! httpv://