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Au Pair in America Explorers for June

Au Pair in America Explorers for June Community Counselors have identified these three au pairs as the Au Pair in America Explorers for June. Anna L. from Germany in Christine Meek's Stamford, CT cluster. Anna truly embodies all aspects of a Cultural Ambassador!Not only does Anna attend and participate in our monthly cluster meetings, she [...]

By | July 2nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Au Pair in America Explorers for June

Why Do German Au Pairs Love Bread So Much?

Did you know that Germany has more bakeries and Germany eat more varieties of bread than most other countries (probably even with France for number of bakeries though)? From CNN Travel's website, "According to the bread register of the German Institute for Bread (of course there is such a thing), there are now more than [...]

By | January 8th, 2019|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on Why Do German Au Pairs Love Bread So Much?

Lena Presents About Germany

Many of our au pairs have the opportunity to share about their country in the classrooms.  Lena, in Robin Leon's Austin, TX cluster, presented to a group of 10 year olds at an elementary school in Round Rock, TX.  

By | October 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Lena Presents About Germany

How Germany Celebrates the First Day of School

Celebrating the first day of school is definitely taken up a notch in Germany.  Check out the following video to see how families in Germany celebrate the first day of school.

By | September 4th, 2018|Meet Your Global Neighbor|Comments Off on How Germany Celebrates the First Day of School

Pia Teaches About Germany

German au pair Pia B. is spending her year with a family in Patricia Antresian's Baltimore, MD cluster.  Pia had the opportunity to share her culture with a group of 6 and 7 year olds at Harford Day School. Pia explains, "First I told them some basic information about Germany. I did comparisons between the United [...]

By | May 14th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Pia Teaches About Germany

Girl Scouts Earn Patch After Learning About Germany

German au pair Annalena is spending her year in Debra Mendelson's Pennsylvania cluster.  Annalena had the opportunity to visit a Daisy Girl Scout troop and talk about Germany. The girls learned some Germany songs, they read a book and had some Germany food.  At the end the Daisy's all received a "I love Germany" patch [...]

By | May 7th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Girl Scouts Earn Patch After Learning About Germany

Michigan Girl Scouts “Tour Around the World”

On February 24th, the Girl Scouts celebrated World Thinking Day! Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Community Counselor Diane Meyers shares about this eye-opening event. "It was so wonderful to see how well our au pairs were able to present their home country for World Thinking Day on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The Girl Scouts toured "around the [...]

By | April 8th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Michigan Girl Scouts “Tour Around the World”

Michelle Entertains While Teaching About Germany

German Au Pair Michelle in Carol Perry's Bainbridge (Seattle), WA cluster found an entertaining way to teach a group of preschoolers about her native Germany.  Playing her guitar, teaching the children songs and wrapping up with home-baked cookies were a big hit for this group of 16 at Bethany Lutheran Church on Bainbridge Island.

By | March 27th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Michelle Entertains While Teaching About Germany
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