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A DIY, fun and educational activity for a non-toxic paint option. This easy-to-follow recipe is an inexpensive process that allows nannies to include, encourage and explore creativity with their charges. Best of all, it calls for ingredients already found in the kitchen! You will need: Flour -1 cup Water -1 cup Salt -1 cup Food Coloring (liquid watercolor is a great alternative if you have some) ...
Top 10 Outdoor Summer Activities for your Charges   Summer is finally here! And for all you nannies, governors, and governesses with the possibility to now take your charges outside, we thought we’d post our 10 favourite activities and games to keep your charges smiling in the sunshine. So without further ado, let the countdown begin!   Balloon Dart Painting  A wonderful, colourful, and...
Want to know the best Netflix nanny movies and shows to watch together with kids? Just started a new nanny job and looking for some fun shows to watch together? Look no further, Netflix contains a multitude of amazing shows for every audience and will be adding new shows from a different genre every month. Movie sessions are a great way to strengthen the bond between a nanny and children because they can interact with each other while...
This week's blog is an interview with Andrew Lowery, creator of Rollama, an online interactive English grammar tool.  Can you describe Rollama in one sentence for someone who has never heard of it before? Rollama is a web app of interactive games for English spelling, punctuation, and grammar (SPAG) which uses gamification mechanics to incentivise regular practise and help all students build fluent fundamentals....
Homemade ice cream. There’s nothing quite like it, especially when enjoyed alongside the laughter of children. As battle-scarred childcare professionals, we've seen firsthand how ice cream can bring joy to both young and old. Get ready to indulge your senses and read on for expertise on creating this top treat from scratch. Step 1: Choosing the Right Ingredients Selecting high-quality ingredients is crucial for the most delightful...
Welcome to our comprehensive, expertly crafted guide on creating and using fine, homemade, non-toxic playdough. At Jobs in Childcare, we recognize the significance of engaging and stimulating activities for children. We invite you to read on for our top-tier, time-tested playdough recipe and some great tips to engage in the fun of playdough with your charges. A quick note - if you’re looking for more fun and kid-friendly activity...
Most children develop an understanding of maths at a young age. Addition, subtraction, and counting can be learned through everyday interactions. Toddlers use early maths in their daily activities and play. The knowledge they gain helps them get ready for lessons taught in schools. Early maths does not mean teaching the children how to use a calculator. Simple activities, such as counting the steps as you go up and down the stairs, can...
Creative Ways to Give Money to a Kid: Fun and Creative Ways to Give Cash Gifts to Kids! Giving money as a gift can be fun and creative! Consider folding bills into origami shapes, hiding cash in balloons or piñatas, or creating a scavenger hunt with clues leading to the final prize. These ideas add an element of surprise and excitement for the recipient. Whether you are celebrating a birthday, holiday or want to give your kids...
The development of a child’s five most essential senses: hearing, sight, touch, taste, and smell, is one of the foremost support a child needs for the development of their language and cognitive capabilities, fine and motor skills, social interaction, and problem-solving.  Even though children can develop their senses in the outside world through experiences, nannies, parents, and childcare workers can further develop a...
Face Paint Ideas: Designs for Kids and Adults! Explore Painted Faces and Colourful Topics with Our Face Painting Classes! Discover the Best Paints and Colours for Your Face Paint Ideas Today!   Halloween is an event celebrated by adults and children as a day where they can express themselves however they want. Many do this by wearing costumes, while others wear make-up.  Letting the children express themselves can prevent...
It’s October and Halloween is fast approaching. You and the children have already began preparing what will be the “best costume of the year.” You also start setting up the home according to the theme for this year’s spooky celebration. Then you realize something’s missing: what will you and the children do at the party? Planning out fun and exciting games that children of all ages would enjoy is, at times,...
Children always look forward to their birthdays every year. Birthday celebrations provide meaningful and entertaining parties with fun games and delicious treats. Celebrating a child’s birthday signifies joy and love that marks the day they joined the family.  Organising birthday parties for kids is fun and exciting as they leave long-lasting memories and bring smiles to children’s faces. However, with the coronavirus...