Skip to main content

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.

April Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Earth Day Crafts

While there are many holidays to discover when moving to new place, April 22nd remains the same. International Earth Day is an extremely important day to recognize the beauty of the Earth, as well as take steps to save it. Help your host children discover their love for Mother Nature at a young age and reduce, reuse, and recycle with these Earth Day crafts.

Wednesday, April 17th
Portland, Oregon

Au Pair Travel: Portland, Oregon

Whether it's your 30 day grace period, or you have some vacation time, there are lots of ways to experience the United States during your au pair year in America. This series will give you a head start of things to do and things to see in some of the most popular cities in the U.S.

Wednesday, April 3rd
St. Patrick's Day Recipes and Activities for Kids

St. Patrick's Day Recipes for Kids

Whether you’re Irish or not, Americans go above and beyond to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Bring the luck of the Irish into your home and make some delicious treats to celebrate one of America’s favorite days.

Wednesday, March 13th
Super Bowl Crafts for Kids

Super Bowl Crafts for Kids

Football season is coming to an end, and that means one thing: the Super Bowl is near! To get ready for the big celebration, be the ultimate fan by making some Super Bowl crafts to share with everyone. Here are some of our favorites:

Thursday, January 31st
Au Pair Travel: St Paul and Minneapolis Minnesota

Au Pair Travel: The Twin Cities, Minnesota

Why visit one city when you can visit the Twin Cities? A great example of the friendly Midwestern attitude, the "Twin Cities" nickname lovingly refers to the two cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul - two big cities only a few miles apart!

Wednesday, January 23rd
5 Ways to Help Those in Need This Winter

5 Ways to Help Those in Need This Winter

Winter time can be great for many of us as we get to spend time with family and friends, enjoying the comforts of our warm homes and plentiful kitchens. However, that is not the case for everybody. Many are left in the cold without food, warm clothes, and shelter. If you can spare your time and a helping hand, it will make a world of difference to those in need. 

Wednesday, January 16th
Fun activities to add to your New Years Bucket list

Family Bucket List for the New Year

As 2018 has come to an end, discussions of new year’s resolutions and goals have arrived. In America, New Year’s Resolutions are promises we make to ourselves to change, eliminate, or better our habits or actions in the coming year. So, we’re putting a new spin on things with a family bucket list for 2019!

Wednesday, January 2nd
Winter Craft Ideas

3 Fun & Simple Winter Crafts for Kids

Winter has come and is here to stay for a bit! Depending on where you live, it isn’t always easy to head outside to keep your kids entertained. Luckily, we’re here to help you out with these 3 adorable winter crafts your kids will love this season.

Wednesday, December 19th
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, December 5th
Travel during your au pair year to Charleston, South Carolina!

Au Pair Travel: Charleston, South Carolina

If you find yourself searching for one of America’s hidden gems, then look no further and plan your trip to Charleston, South Carolina. Between the rich history, breathtaking views, and amazing southern cuisine, Charleston will dazzle you from the start.

Wednesday, November 7th

Pages