4 septiembre, 2020

Why have a bilingual babysitter to assist in learning English?

Many of you may wonder, why choose a bilingual babysitter for your children, when you can speak to your own children in English? Well, the truth is that there are great advantages to having a bilingual babysitter to assist your children in learning English, there are many ways a babysitter is able to provide engagement in the English language in a way a parent or a guardian, can’t. When we here at Canguroidiomas recruit our babysitters, we make sure that they all have an English level that is up to standard to ensure your children’s development in the language.   Difficult keeping up with the English language at home? As a parent, it can be very easy to switch back to your native language when […]
21 agosto, 2020

Creating arts and crafts together with your children

  Social distancing and spending much time at home – are you already out of ideas on how to entertain the little ones? Why not make some arts and crafts together with your children! Creativity not only allows children to develop problem solving skills and learn the practicalities of creating something from scratch, it also teaches them to engage in the process of self-expression and better learn to express and and cope with their feelings. Do you have a bilingual babysitter? – include them in the process, maybe they remember something fun and creative they used to do as children; maybe they know a traditional handcraft to make from where they are from? And as always, your babysitters are there to engage your children in […]
7 agosto, 2020

Simple recipes to cook with your children this summer

Learn English while cooking A warm summer deserves some delicious cooking. And what better way to cook something simple and fresh than with your children? Even better, hire a babysitter with us and have them engage in English while cooking, making it a fun and enjoyable moment for the children to both improve their English skills and make a delicious treat. So, lets jump to it; here are some delicious, simple, and fresh recipes to enjoy together with your children this summer:   SUMMER FRUIT SALAD What is so great about this salad is that you don’t have to complicate things with an intricate recipe, it is simply meant to be fun to make and fresh to eat in the summer heat. This salad is […]
24 julio, 2020

Apps for children to learn English together with you!

  Learning alongside an app   During the summer holidays you have a great opportunity to keep your children interested in learning the English language while doing something fun. In today’s modern tech society, we tend to rely on apps, and this does not have to be a bad thing. A learning app can be very stimulating to the learning process as it uses bright colors, sound and image to create a learning experience. These English apps combines learning with playing and allows the children to properly interact with the content. And as mentioned in last week’s blog post, when a child has a parent or a babysitter willing to take part in their learning process, they will find it more fun and feel encouraged […]