Museums, botanical gardens, parks, use the break so the children can get out of the house. If the children do not want to leave home, a movie day is always perfect, or even a game day.
Tell the family that you are passionate about being a caregiver and making sure their children are taken care of while they are away from home. Let them know about you so they can be comfortable with trusting you. I would also display of any certifications or licenses that one... more
You do not need any special certification to be a caregiver, but I would recommend have a CPR certification or BSL certification that way you are always prepared in any type of emergency.
Getting them involved with stuff that they are already use to at home. Any toys that they may have set them out in a huge circle and let the child get involved with the toys by themselves, and see which ones he/she may like the most then you shall... more