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Teaching About Italy Through Art and Food

Italian au pair Marta B. chose a creative way to teach the 26 5th graders at Braddock Elementary in Los Angeles, CA about her homeland. She created a slideshow with pictures of art depicting important times in Italian history.  She also had photos of popular Italian food, like pizza, and relayed the story behind the [...]

By | August 8th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Teaching About Italy Through Art and Food

Luiza Presents at Multicultural Night about Brazil

Brazilian au pair Luiza T. in Natasha Wrobel's Arnold, MD cluster shares about her experience presenting at Broadneck Elementary School's Multicultural Night.  Her host child Peter attends Broadneck and asked if Luiza would talk about her hometown Recife, Pernambuco in Brazil. "Peter helped me with everything - we cooked together (we made brigadeiro, a sweet [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Luiza Presents at Multicultural Night about Brazil

Lucky Food for Chinese New Year

Friday February 16th is Chinese New Year.  Min C. an au pair in Washington DC shared this great post on the special foods that are served during the Chinese New Year. Tang-yuan Tang-yuan (dumplings made of sweet rice, rolled into balls and stuffed with either sweet or spicy fillings) is what most southern families have [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on Lucky Food for Chinese New Year

Snacks from Around the World

Arlington, VA Community Counselor's Kristina Scholten and Dominique Ortiz organized their Annual Host Family Day around the theme of food from around the world. Au Pairs brought some tasty dishes for everyone to taste. The idea was to give everyone a sampling of what a child would eat for snacks if he/she were to live [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Snacks from Around the World
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