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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.

Fun ways to keep your host children engaged during the wintertime

Keeping Your Kids Entertained This Winter

With temperatures dropping and winter almost here, you're likely to be inside with your family and kids! Check out our fun guide to keeping the kids entertained at home during the long winter months!

Wednesday, January 6th
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!

Wednesday, December 23rd
Safe Halloween Activities at Home During Pandemic 2020

5 Ways to Celebrate Halloween At Home

Halloween is around the corner, and this year's celebrations will look a little different as families continue to stay safe at home. Check out 5 fun ways to create a spook-tacular Halloween right at home!

Wednesday, October 28th
AuPairCare's Celebrating Cultural Connections Virtual Events

Announcing Celebrating Cultural Connections!

Staying connected virtually with the whole AuPairCare family.

Wednesday, September 30th
Creative Activities for Kids While Staying At Home

Creative At-Home Challenges for Kids!

While summertime is traditionally a time when kids are out at camps or summer school, this year more children are staying at home with their families. Check out our list of fun challenges and activities that you can lead for your host kids this summer while everyone's at home!

Wednesday, July 15th
12 Indoor Activities for Kids and Au Pairs While Staying at Home Quarantining

12 Indoor Activities for Kids While Staying at Home

While social distancing might mean changing your children’s normal routine, there are still a ton of great ways to keep them occupied while they stay indoors. Check out these awesome indoor activities that your kids will love!

Tuesday, April 21st
Top Indoor Activities for Kids While Staying at Home

Part 2: The Best Indoor Activities for Kids While Staying at Home

While social distancing might mean changing your children’s normal routine, there are still a ton of great ways to keep them occupied while they stay indoors. Check out part two of our favorite indoor activities that your kids will enjoy, and keep them busy for hours!

Wednesday, April 8th
10 Tips for Keeping a Wellness Routine at Home With Kids

10 Tips for Keeping a Wellness Routine at Home

With the recent challenges resulting from the global outbreak and day-to-day life changing, now is a good time to focus on wellness practices that keep both your mind and body happy and healthy. Check out our list of physical and mindful wellness tips!

Friday, April 3rd
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!

Tuesday, August 20th
Au Pair Travel - Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Au Pair Travel: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh is one the United State's most liveable and accessible cities - let alone a great place for traveling. Its affordability and relaxed attitude mixed with growing cultural spots make the Steel City a must-see place during your au pair year.

Wednesday, June 19th

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