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FREE Pantukoy Worksheets

FREE Pantukoy Worksheets

Pantukoy are Filipino articles. In grade 1 we learned about the Pantukoy – Ang at Ang Mga, Si at Sina. Here are the free worksheets you can download and print to help your kids learn about these articles. Click here to download the FREE Pantukoy Worksheets: Pantukoy – Ang at […]

 
 

Our Homeschool Grade 1 Math Curriculum

Our Homeschool Grade 1 Math Curriculum

Here is our Homeschool Grade 1 Math Curriculum. Our math curriculum was taken from several sources. The topics were mostly based from our math textbook for Grade 1 then we added some topics later as we went along. Our homeschool math curriculum is not an official math curriculum of DepEd […]

 
 

How to praise your kids effectively

How to praise your kids effectively

If there is one important lesson I learned in raising smart kids, it’s never to say “good job” even if the kids did a good job. I first read this advice from the book  NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children. To praise your kids intelligence can have a long term negative effects. [Read […]

 
 

Million, Billion, Trillion, what’s next?

Million, Billion, Trillion, what’s next?

I can only count until trillion. That is how much money I have in the bank right now! Chos! But Gab is asking us to count beyond 12 zeros (trillion). He encounters this in our topics in astronomy like the distances from the sun and the planets. Or he gets […]

 
 

Machi Koro Bright Lights, Big City Card Game Review

Machi Koro Bright Lights, Big City Card Game Review

Machi Koro Bright Lights, Big City Card Game is an educational card game for older kids. Kids get to practice their skills in handling money, doing simple arithmetic, following game rules and a little entrepreneurship. However, the Machi Koro Bright Lights, Big City can take too long to finish and can […]

 
 

Raising Happy Kids According to Science

Raising Happy Kids According to Science

As parents, we want our kids to be happy. But what will truly make the kids happy? Is it the toys they play? Is it the videos they watch? Or is it the time that they spend with the family? Here’s an insightful infographic on The Science of Raising Happy Kids from Happify. Raising happy […]

 
 

Independent Homeschooling in the Philippines

Independent Homeschooling in the Philippines

Homeschooling in the Philippines can be classified under two groups: those who are enrolled in a DepEd Accredited Homeschool Provider and those who are independent homeschoolers. So, what does it mean when you say independent homeschooling? Currently, independent homeschooling is a term use if you are not connected to a […]

 
 

How the clock taught Gab to multiply

How the clock taught Gab to multiply

Gab learned to multiply by accident. I haven’t taught him about multiplication yet except for the idea that it is repeated addition.  I only showed him a few examples like 2×3 is just like 2+2+2 and 3×3 is just like 3+3+3.  I only taught him this concept. Nothing else. Gab has finished […]

 
 

DepEd K to 12 Curriculum

DepEd K to 12 Curriculum

DepEd K to 12 covers 13 years of basic education with the following key stages: Kindergarten to Grade 3, Grades 4 to 6, Grades 7 to 10 (Junior High School), and Grades 11 and 12 (Senior High School) A 12-year program is found to be the best period for learning […]

 
 

At what age is it best to travel with kids to new places

At what age is it best to travel with kids to new places

Travelling is a great learning experience for kids. As parents, we would love to take our kids to new places. It may be travelling to a faraway town or province, to an overseas trip or a trip to the beach, zoo and theme parks. But is it really worth it? […]