Archive for: June, 2015

The New Reading with Phonics Book Review

The New Reading with Phonics Book Review

The New Reading with Phonics book provide a list several words to build phonemic awareness.  It looks complete with word selections ideal for beginners and words ideal for more advanced readers. We used phonics when we taught Gab how to read. Through phonics, he can read almost anything including long words […]

 
 

Telling Time By The Hour Worksheet

Telling Time By The Hour Worksheet

These Telling Time By the Hour Worksheets are ideal for kindergarten kids to Grade 1.  This set lets the child be familiar reading an analog clock by hours. It’s the easiest to teach. Each page has 5 clocks to match with the time. It’s random so the child cannot just guess the next one.  You […]

 
 

Guidelines for Screen Use for Children

Guidelines for Screen Use for Children

Is playing iPad games good for kids below 3 years old? Are education apps helpful for children? What are the effects of watching TV among toddlers? Is it OK to use a smartphone or tablet to “baby sit” the child so parents can do other important tasks? Technology is everywhere and it is having a strong […]

 
 

Things I Learned from the Inside Out Movie

Things I Learned from the Inside Out Movie

It’s been a while since Pixar made a really good movie.  Their latest ones like Cars 2 and Planes were just sequels that was created to sell merchandise.  I miss the great storytelling movies of Pixar like Toy Story 3, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille and Up. Pixar is back with the new […]

 
 

14 Brain Food for Kids

14 Brain Food for Kids

A list of food with the essential nutrients that aids in brain functions and development. These brain food for kids are rich in omega-3 fatty acid, choline, iron and anti-oxidants.

 
 

Parts of a Flower Worksheet

Parts of a Flower Worksheet

I can’t believe they are teaching the Parts of a Flower to kinder students. I remember learning them at a much older age. This is the first science lesson we have for Kinder 2 in the K-12 program.  This Parts of a Flower Worksheet is designed as a review material after Gab […]

 
 

SmartKids Asia Philippines 2015 on August 1-2

SmartKids Asia Philippines 2015 on August 1-2

SmartKids Asia Philippines, Asia’s Largest Educational Kids’ Fair, is back on its 2nd year in Manila! Bring the kids and the whole family from August 1-2, 2015 at SMX Convention Center! SmartKids Asia, Asia’s LARGEST Educational Kids’ Fair is a fun-filled family event that combines education, health and family bonding […]

 
 

Teaching Toddlers To Read by Age 3

Teaching Toddlers To Read by Age 3

Gab started reading before he reached 3 years old.  He just loves books and there is no doubt he got it from me. 😛 I thought it is not possible for a 3-year-old to be reading as good as Gab is today.  But I was inspired by videos of kids […]

 
 

Children with Good Memories are Better Liars

Children with Good Memories are Better Liars

Dear parents, here is something to be happy about if your kids are good in telling lies… it may mean they have a good verbal memory!  Researchers from from the University of Sheffield have discovered that children who benefit from a good memory are much better at covering up their lies. The experiment […]

 
 

TMA Homeschool Non-Academic Classes for June 2015

TMA Homeschool Non-Academic Classes for June 2015

TMA Homeschool is offering non-academic classes.  Enrollment is from June 9 – July 3.  Let your child learn Music, Arts, and PE from the different classes being offered.  List of classes includes Piano Lessons, Voice Lessons, Violin Lessons, Arts and Crafts, Musical Theater, Robotics, Dance, Ballet, Badminton, Basketball, Taekwondo, Volleyball and […]