Bia from Brazil has been attending poetry nights while in her adopted city and sharing her inner most thoughts on being an au pair. Some poems are happy and some explain the profound impact of a cultural exchange on an identity and on a mind, and words, or English words, will simply not suffice. Watch [...]
Volunteering to clear paths in Lansing, MI, Macarena from Brazil enjoys giving back with her friends.
Amanda put together a wonderful powerpoint of her culture to share. Click the link: Brazil Presentation v2
I chose to do a recreational activity on 04/14 for the after school kids that meet there on the playground (Angier School Elementary). I always go with my oldest host kid to the playground in the afternoon and his friends always have curiosities related to my home country. I always tell my host kids about [...]
Presenting the history, culture and treats from Germany.
Rheanna presented to over 45 preschoolers in a school in VA, sharing her home of South Africa.
I’m a Colombian Au Pair, I made the presentation in the local library to preschool children, the children were between 3 and 4 years old, mainly we had a story-time, I read them some books in Spanish and I also helped them understand the language, I also taught them different Spanish lessons, including different songs [...]
My idea for the global presentation was to share to the kids the stories about the brazilian folklore at the local library. I showed to them pictures of the most famous characters and their stories and then we made a mask representing the brazilian werewolf, they loved it. For volunteering I helped in the garden [...]