Numerous research have shown the negative effect of too much screen time for kids. I try, as much as I can, to limit my kids TV time to an hour a day, and DVD time is reserved for weekends.
I prefer more time spent on independent play using open ended toys like blocks and legos. Majority of our time is spent having read-aloud sessions, usually after lunch and before bedtime.
Below are some of the books we’ll be devouring this school year 2014-2015. Some books we’ve read already but we haven’t done a project for, so I will try to update this soon with links on our books rows, projects and activities.
The Real Mother Goose
The Complete Collection of Winnie the Pooh : Winnie the Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner,
Now We are Six, When We Were Young
My Father’s Dragon
A Bear Called Paddington
Little House in the Big Woods
The Giant Treasury of Peter Rabbit
The Wind in the Willows
The Boxcar Children
The Boxcar Children – Surprise Island
Little Bear Treasury: Little Bear, Little Bear’s Friend, Little Bear Visits
Frog and Toad
BFIAR and FIAR Books:
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
The Story of Ping
We’re Going on A Bear Hunt
Make Way for Ducklings
Mirette on a High Wire
The Clown of God
The Little House
Katy and the Big Snow
When I Was Young in the Mountains
Little Nino’s Pizzeria
First Bible Stories
Tomie dePaola’s Book of Bibe Stories
Eric Carle’s Treasury of Classic Stories for Children: Aesop,Hans Christian Andersen and Brother’s Grimm
Madeline in London
Madeline and the Bad Hat
Best Friends for Frances
A Bargain for Frances
Bread and Jam for Frances
Dr. Seuss’ s Books:
Hop on Pop
The Foot Book
Are You My Mother
Ten Apples Up on Top
The Cat in Hat
Green Eggs and Ham
One fish, Two Fish, red fish , blue fish
Go Dog! Go!
Horton Hears a Who
If ever, we get to finish reading he books in this list, I guess I’ll just have to add the books below and make an entirely new blog post!
The actual curriculum per subject will be on my next post as I’m still waiting for the books to arrive.
People nowadays are becoming more curious of the possibilities of working from home. We have a lot of work at home individuals now, but is still isn’t made known to the vast majority of our country’s working population.
I, myself get a lot of inquiries regarding work at home opportunities on this blog. Moms, especially are interested in this set-up because of the chance to earn without having to leave their kids at home.
I really try my best to answer all your questions and as much as I would love to be of help, I just don’t always have the answer nor the time.
Worry not for the folks at Manila Workshops have come out with the perfect solution- The WAHM 101: How to Be a Work-at-Home Mom.
The workshop will happen on June 28, 2014 from 10AM to 4PM at the 12th floor Multi-Purpose Hall Insular Life Building, Ayala Avenue corner Paseo De Roxas, Makati City.
Look at the image below for details.
The learning fee is only at Php 1000 per person if you register and pay before June 15!
Mom or not, I do think there is a lot of valuable information in store for anyone who would like to join the work-at-home revolution.
This is their most awaited and most attended workshop so save yourself a seat and learn from the experiences of real W-A-H-M’s!
Just head over to their website to register.
Have little ones at home? Wondering how you’ll effectively and productively respond to their outburst of energy and curiosity?
Worry no more for the awesome folks at the Learning Basket have come up with the perfect workshop to solve your dilemma!
Attend their workshop entitled You are Your Child’s First and Best Teacher to be held on June 14, Saturday from 9:00- 11:30 a .m. at the Medela House QC.
Now what can you expect from this workshop? Below are the details from their website:
Through the talk and activities:
- Learn about the mindset of being your child’s teacher from birth
- Learn about the basics of early childhood development
- Get some practical tips and examples about early childhood “issues”
The learning fee is P300 per person and P500 per couple (real couples only). The fee also includes handouts and snacks!
For a very affordable learning fee you get valuable information that will equip you in deciding what and how to approach learning with your children. More importantly, you’ll feel confident in the fact that you are, indeed, your child’s first and best teacher!
Interested to join this seminar? Join the fun and go over to their website to register.
We all know the benefits or reading. Do a simple search on the internet regarding reading to children and you’ll be swamped with information regarding the matter.
I myself, started reading to my kids even while they were still in my tummy. Start them young and you’ll reap the benefits as you go along. My kids have such great appetite for books now and it’s all because of the exposure they had early on.
Our read-alouds happen at various times of the day, but one sure time that we never miss is bedtime! Below are the most recent books that we read before going to bed.
These books have been part of my children’s bedtime routine and by the time we’re finished reading all of them, you bet we’re all ready for a good night’s sleep!