Archive for: July, 2015

KidZania Manila Opens August 7

KidZania Manila Opens August 7

KidZania Manila is a place where kids can learn and be entertained at the same time. It’s an indoor themed city for kids ages 4 to 14, where they can role-play their dream profession, learn how to earn and manage their money. KidZania Manila will finally open ite doors on August 7, 2015 at Park […]

 
 

9 Proven Benefits of Arts to Kids

9 Proven Benefits of Arts to Kids

Giving your child some lessons on painting, dancing, singing can go a long way.  The benefits of arts to kids includes motor skills, language development, decision making, and improvement in academic performance. Different Art Forms When you say Arts, the first thing that probably comes in mind will be the visual arts.  This […]

 
 

Singapore Math – Number Bonds Worksheets

Singapore Math – Number Bonds Worksheets

Number Bonds Worksheets show a representation of the relationship between numbers.  In a number bond, two parts are shown to make up a a whole. If you know the two parts, you can put them together to know the whole.  If you the whole and one part, you can take away […]

 
 

Top 100 Must-Read Fiction Books for Primary Kids

Top 100 Must-Read Fiction Books for Primary Kids

TES and the National Association for the Teaching of English in the UK announced the Top 100 Must-Read Fiction Books for Primary Kids. These are the list of books that “all children should read before leaving primary school”. The list is based on a survey by 500 teachers. Does your […]

 
 

20 Things We Learned in Museo Pambata

20 Things We Learned in Museo Pambata

Few weeks ago, we had a playdate with friends in Children’s Museum in Manila. Visiting the museum is a fun way to spend the afternoon while learning new things. Unlike in a traditional museum, the artifacts in Museo are not displayed behind glass shelves. Kids can explore and discover various […]

 
 

LEGO Building Competition 2015

LEGO Building Competition 2015

The LEGO Building Competition at Shangri-la Build City will be happening again at the East Atrium, New Wing on August 1, 2015 (Saturday). This is open to all kids ages 4-12 years old. There will be two competition categories. Registration is for FREE! Categories Parent and Child Building Competition (4-6 Years […]

 
 

Emerson Spartz – Homeschooler turned Million-Dollar Entrepeneur

Emerson Spartz – Homeschooler turned Million-Dollar Entrepeneur

Emerson Spartz was homeschooled since he was 12 years old.  Today, he is 28 years old and is the CEO of a multi-million dollar company that he built by himself. In 1999, Emerson Spratz convinced his parents to drop out of school and started homeschooling himself. He created his own curriculum. His parents […]

 
 

Diner Owner Shouts at a Crying 2-Year Old to Shut Up

Diner Owner Shouts at a Crying 2-Year Old to Shut Up

I haven’t heard this happening in the Philippines but there are plenty of stories in the US about young children’s behavior in public places. An owner of Macy’s Diner in Maine got furious at a two-year old crying for 40 minutes at her diner.  At first, the owner offered take out […]

 
 

Sticker Rewards for a Little Boost

Sticker Rewards for a Little Boost

While we don’t give verbal praises to Gab that much, we show appreciation for a job well through stickers.  Right now, we give him stickers for every worksheet he finishes. (Read here why you should stop saying good job to your child). Gab used to hate stickers.  But now, he likes putting them on […]

 
 

Correcting the R Sound

Correcting the R Sound

Many kids have trouble saying the R sound.  Our friend, who is a Speech Therapists, says that the R sound is among the last letter sound to be mastered. He advised us to keep practicing and eventually it will be self correcting.  Correcting the R sound is possible and earlier the intervention, the […]