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Activities & Things to Do

Our au pairs and host families work together to plan daily schedules and activities for their children. Caring for children is a full time job requiring full attention, so this section aims to make it easy for parents and au pairs to get creative and try new things throughout the au pair placement. The activities discussed here are a great opportunity for host parents, host kids and au pairs to bond and make lasting memories.

Easy and Nutritious Snacks for School

Easy and Nutritious Snacks for School

The days of prepping school snacks are here! Read up on some fun, easy, and healthy recipes your children will love either before, during, or after the school day! 

Wednesday, September 19th
Back to school DIY for au pair's host children

Sharing Cultures: Schultüte

Summer’s almost over, and that can only mean one thing—going back to school! Do you have a little one starting their first year of school? Help them get ready to learn with the German tradition of the schultüte!

Wednesday, August 22nd
Activities with your kids for the summertime

3 Simple Summer Crafts

It’s summertime! The weather is warm, school is out, and you and your little ones are probably spending more time together than ever. Between trips to the park, summer camps, and beach trips, your host kids (and you!) will appreciate some time to relax. Kid-friendly crafts are a great way to share your creativity, bond with your host children, and get out of the summer heat!

Wednesday, July 25th
Fathers Day Gift Ideas

Kid Friendly Father's Day Gift Ideas

From Father's Day to birthdays, it's always a good time to show Dad you love him. Check out a list of AuPairCare's favorite DIY dad gifts from across the web.

Wednesday, June 13th
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10 Fun Summer Activities to do With Host Kids!

Summer break is here! Warm weather, sun, and school-free kids. Have you planned any fun activities? Here are some ideas to help you out during this busy period!

Wednesday, May 23rd
Activities with your kids for St Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day Activities for Kids

St. Patrick's Day is a day that many people in the United States celebrate their Irish ancestry and heritage. In many cities across America, you'll find celebrations in schools, at work, and parades through cities!

Friday, March 16th
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Valentines Day Crafts For Kids

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and you know what that means; delicious treats, adorable handmade cards, and a great opportunity for kids to show their au pairs and families how much they love them!

Wednesday, February 14th
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Guide to American Holidays and Traditions

To help au pairs and their host families connect with one another, we’ve put together some of our favorite blogs celebrating holidays and traditions!

Monday, January 1st
Activities with your kids and au pair

6 Kid-Friendly Holiday Activities

During this special time of year there are gatherings to attend, lots of delicious foods, and plenty of opportunities for au pairs and host families to share cultures. We put together a handful of fun holiday activities for families to enjoy!

Monday, December 11th
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Fun Fall Activities for Families

Temperatures are changing and the days are getting shorter but there are still tons of fun outdoor activities for families and au pairs that foster cultural change. Check out five uniquely American ways to celebrate the Fall season.

Thursday, September 21st

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