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Waldorf workshop experience

Last weekend myself and two of my lovely babysitters, Tania and Maria flew to Madrid (Spain) to join a workshop during the weekend to learn about  Waldorf Pedagogy at The  Waldorf School Aravaca, in Zenit street, Aravaca, Madrid. We had a lovely weekend with our teacher Elena ,Olga and Maria, such lovely and calm people […]

Children’s birthday party at home

Your baby’s first birthday is an important milestone worthy of celebration! Throwing a first birthday party can seem like an overwhelming endeavour but with a little planning and preparation, everything can go smoothly for a fun, memorable day. This 1st birthday party planning checklist and essential birthday party supplies list is a must-have that will […]

Art Therapy

What is this about Art Therapy? Art therapy is a technique to know ourselves and to channel our emotions, let’s say it is an emotional channel, which not only serves adults but children. Because through art we are able to explore, prove, errand amend. Art and Therapy, join these two words together they create something […]

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Toys for children

Toys are not merely playthings. Toys form the building blocks for our child’s future. They teach our children about the world and about themselves. They send messages and communicate values. And thus, wise parents think about what foundation is being laid by the toys that are given to their kids. Wise parents also think about […]

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Yoga for children

A few week ago Maria and myself decided to join for a Children´s yoga workshop called ” Mini me Yoga” We really liked it, Yoga is an amazing practise to help the children to develop their flexibility , concentration, imagination and breath correctly. Introducing simple asanas for children in a daily basis has a significant […]

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Summer Camp 2017, Skerries

Miriam one of the babysitter in my team had been working in a Summer Camp in Skerries and here she is sharing her wonderful experience! I think everyone had so much fun! This summer is been a fantastic summer for the kids who are taking part on the water sports camp. Kids from 5 to […]

Barnardos Big Toddle 2017

I am deligthed to share with you our experience with Big Toddle for Barnardos. This summer my childcare group was part of the fun! We sponsored by Toddlebox, Elisa Babysitting supported the event and we hope to inspire others to help the children. Barnardos contacted with me and sent me a packs with materials for […]

Balloons game for relaxation

What´s the game about? The game consists of teaching children a simple relaxation technique that if applied when they are nervous or tense will help them to control themselves and keep calm. It is a useful strategy for anyone, but it is especially effective in children who have difficulty controlling their impulses and in those […]

Why art is important in children?

The arts give us the opportunity to learn to study details and handle corrections. Depending on the child’s age. Perhaps you can highlight the impact of making straight lines, painting inside a line, drawing figures or painting without leaving the area. Plan the observations and what you want to achieve. Try to structure your comments […]

Childminder Dublin 15

Hi there! My name is Elisa, I am a professional childcare worker, fully qualified in: Childcare Management Special Needs Child Psychology Montessori Mayor Award. First Aid update from January 2017 Garda vetted I have been working with children over the past 10 years. In January 2016 I opened my own childminding services at home where I […]