Although they have their own language (Tagalog), English is the main language of the Philippines. Today, you can still find children with happy and innocent smiles playing traditional games from the Philippines throughout the country. In this article we will introduce 5 traditional games Philippine children enjoying playing.
We will be opening two new locations (Asagaya & Yokohama Bashamichi) in April 2020 under the brand name Gymboree International School. Both schools will offer Mommy & Me (0-6yrs), Preschool Prep (1.5-2.5yrs), Preschool (2-6yrs) and After School (3-6yrs) programs. Please check below for the address of each location.
Asagaya School: 2-40-1 Asagaya Minami, Suginami-ku, Tokyo
Yokohama Bashamichi School: 5-57-3 Kitanakadori, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
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During our original 3 hour Preschool Prep class, children between the age of 1.5-2.5 years will prepare for our 5 hour preschool program in a fun, All English learning environment. The first hour of the program will be with mom or dad so children can slowly practice their separation skills.
It is almost Christmas time! Many families are beginning to think about how they will decorate their home for the season. It is always fun to decorate with store-bought decorations but why not try making your own decorations with your child this year. In this article, we will introduce some homemade decoration ideas that can be made with materials you can buy at the 100 Yen shop. There are still plenty of days left until Christmas. Please take the time to create a schedule with your child that is convenient for everyone.
Many mothers get worried when their child doesn’t eat. Many children dislike eating when they enter the “terrible twos phase”. It is hard for parents to eat 3 times a day (morning, noon and night). Although many mothers try to encourage their child to eat calmly at first, they often end up getting frustrated and angry which causes their child to dislike them and avoid eating even more. We will introduce tips for handling children who do not eat below.
All children experience pretend play when they are young. It is a popular form of play that has been around for many years in which the characters of “mom”, “dad”, “child” and even “pets” come out. In recent years, we have learned that pretend play has a large impact on children’s development. Children who experience pretend play a lot when they are young are more nurturing than children who do not have this experience. We will introduce the benefits of pretend play below.
Educational puzzles are a fun way for children to learn through play. There are many types of puzzles available: some are flat and others are 3 dimensional. Educational puzzles also come in various shapes and sizes. It is important for parents to choose the appropriate puzzle for their child. In this article, we will introduce a variety of puzzles and give some tips to parents on choosing a puzzle for their child.