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Top 10 Places To Hide Your Nanny Cam In Your Home

Top 10 Places To Hide Your Nanny Cam In Your Home featured imageMany people who have read my article giving nanny cam reviews have wondered what the best places to hide your nanny cam are. Well as much as I recommend that people keep their nanny cameras out in the open, there are times when it might be prudent to hide a nanny cam.

So I have composed a top 10 list of places to hide your nanny cam. Hopefully, this will give you some ideas on where to place your hidden camera.

10 Great Places To Hide A Nanny Cam

Before you decide to hide your nanny cam, make sure you know the nanny cam laws in your state. Many states do not allow you to record audio recordings without the prior consent of your nanny.


Do you have a bookcase or even a video case in your home? This is a perfect place to hide a nanny cam. In fact, there are spy cams that look like books and binders. You place it on your bookshelf, and there you go. A hidden nanny cam.

Home Entertainment Centers

Does your home entertainment center have a few shelves filled with videos? Once again this is a great place to hide a nanny cam. Of course, if your nanny goes through your videos to find something to watch, you might get busted.

Have you thought of hiding your nanny camera in a box of tissues?

A Box Of Tissues

Cut a small hole in a box of tissues and place a small nanny camera in it. Put the tissues over the cam and pull one out to make it look natural. Place it on an end table or bookshelf. Who would suspect that a box of tissues would be spying on them?
Have you thought of hiding your nanny camera in a box of tissues?

A Stuffed Animal

Is Teddy looking at your funny? It might be because somebody placed a nanny cam in Teddy’s eye. You can even buy stuffed animals with nanny cams already installed. Who would suspect sweet Teddy?

In A Planter

People hide keys in outside planters are the time. In fact, criminals look in planters first when trying to break in. However, nobody takes a second look at a houseplant. Place a nanny cam in a planter pointed out a side hole. Then cover it with rocks, dirt, and a fake plant. Nobody will notice the house planter cam.

In A Picture Frame

Do you have a family picture on an end table or the wall? How about putting that picture in a frame that has a nanny cam installed. Who looks closely at a picture frame of people they don’t know? I know I don’t.

In A Clock Radio

Everybody has at least one clock radio. How about using a clock radio that has a nanny cam in it? Perfect for your child’s bedroom and your bedroom. You nanny will never suspect a thing.

The Ceiling

When is the last time you looked at a smoke alarm? How about placing a fake smoke alarm on the ceiling of your kitchen? This is where your nanny will be preparing your child’s food. What is more important than seeing what your nanny is feeding your kids?

A USB Charger

Do you have a home office? Where do you usually charge your phone or USB powered devices? You can get a real USB phone charger that has a nanny cam installed in it. I bet nobody would guess it was a hidden spy cam.

In A Wall Plate

What about your wall plates like phone plates, electrical plates, or cable plates? Now you can install a nanny cam behind the wall plate with a hole for the nanny cam to view out from. Once again it is placed in a spot that nobody looks at twice.

Well, there you have it. There are the top 10 places to hide your nanny cam. What are some of the places you have hidden a nanny camera? Please feel free to share with others in the comment section below.

If you are considering purchasing a nanny cam, then you might want to read our list of the best nanny cams on the market. Or you can read our nanny cam reviews or informative nanny cam articles like our buyer’s guide.

Duke Taber is the owner of 3 successful websites and is now taking his skill as a writer and using it to help non-profit organizations and leaders around the world.