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Funbrain Jr. App Review

Funbrain Jr. App Review

Funbrain Jr. is a FREE educational app for iOS that is designed for a preschooler and kindergarten. It contains five mini games to learn the skills like letter recognition and sounds, basic counting, sequence and patterns. This app is ideal for children ages 2-6.

 
 

Deped Age Requirement for Kindergarten and Grade 1

Deped Age Requirement for Kindergarten and Grade 1

DepEd Order No. 1, s. 2015, states that the age requirement for kindergarten is 5 years old and age requirement for Grade 1 is six years old.

 
 

Seven Skills to Equip Your Child: Mind in the Making Book Review

Seven Skills to Equip Your Child: Mind in the Making Book Review

As I parent, I would sometime ask myself what should I teach my kids?  Definitely there should be academics.  But there is more to learn than just numbers and letters.  More than academics, there are seven essential life skills your child needs to find their full potential and to develop […]

 
 

Telling Time By The Half Hour Worksheet

Telling Time By The Half Hour Worksheet

These Telling Time By the Half Hour Worksheets are ideal for kindergarten kids to Grade 1. This set lets the child be familiar reading an analog clock by half hours. Telling Time By The Half Hour is a bit tricky since the hour hand no longer points directly to the exact number. […]

 
 

Learning Filipino: Colors in Filipino Clip Cards

Learning Filipino: Colors in Filipino Clip Cards

We’re learning colors in Filipino with these clip cards or flash cards. It’s a fun way to learn Filipino and even practices their fine motor skills in holding the clip. It’s FREE to download. Print, cut and enjoy!

 
 

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.