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    Fun Ways To Introduce Flashcards To Toddlers

    Do your kids love flashcards? Or they just love tearing them apart? On this blog, I will be sharing few tricks to introduce flashcards in a fun way to your kids especially toddlers.  Flashcards can be boring in this age because of technology. Kids will surely prefer to hold gadgets than flashcards for sure. But as a mom raising an unplugged kid, I always make sure that Zoe will have fun while learning.  Unboxing! https://youtu.be/AUR39jYfi5c Flashcard is a great tool to teach variety of skills. Just in time as Buksan PH just launched their new products.  Fun ways to use the flashcards Unlike most of the kids nowaday, Zoe’s first…

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    Kindercity: Our favorite indoor playground

    It’s been a week since we visited our favorite indoor playground. So today, we will be sharing our Kindercity experience. As you all know we are an advocate of learning through play. And we all had so much fun. There are mini villages for pretend plays that Zoe really love. And there’s too many kind of slides. Which Zoe all tried. Guess I have one adventurous little lady right here! And hey, we love the trampoline too!   Why is Kinder City our favorite indoor playground? 1. One thing that we really love about Kinder City is that the play area stimulate child’s creativity. There’s so much to learn from…

  • Life with ZG

    Benefits Of Bonding Through Reading.

    Instead of toys, I really invest in books because I want to raise a reader. If you want to check out my big bad wolf haul, just go here http://lifewithzg.com/big-bad-wolf-2019-haul/ So today, let me share some benefits of bonding through reading. Benefits of Bonding through Reading: 1. You can develop emotional closeness by sharing your feelings. 2. You can impart important lessons in every story. 3. Reading is great opportunity to establish a strong and nurturing bond. 4. Reading is a way of creating beautiful moments together that they will remember forever. 5. Reading develops new interests. There are so many benefits of bonding through reading so if you and…

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    Easter Carrot Footprint

    Easter is fast approaching so we will be sharing our Easter themed activities for the week. Today, it’s a simple keepsake. Every month, I always create an art out of Zoe’s hand and feet. It’s a great way to remind us of her development. Because it’s crazy how fast she outgrow her shoes. She’s size 10 at 3 years old. So we hope you’ll have fun too! What you’ll need: Bond paper Orange construction paper Green construction paper Orange paint Paintbrush Scissors Glue How to make it: 1. Prepare your paint. We’re using tempera paint. 2. Let your child paint their foot. One at a time. 3. Stamp it on…

  • Big Bad Wolf 2019 Haul

    It’s my birthday today and the best way to celebrate it is to hoard books at Big Bad Wolf. Seeing how happy my daughter, makes me the happiest too. For those who constantly read my blogs, You all know I am raising an unplugged kid. So books are really my investments and I’m happy to raise a bookworm. It’s our 2nd year of book hunting at the Big Bad Wolf. And I noticed there’s a fewer selection than last year. But lot’s of good finds still. I bought more activity books and reading books because Zoe can read already. Price range are 60-390 pesos. Zoom the photo to see the…

  • Life wtih zg

    Painting with a 3 years old.

    I’ve been on hiatus for the past couple of weeks. But today, here’s a new episode of Paint with Zoe. Painting makes Zoe so happy, she can paint for hours. And I’m so happy to see how her creativity flow. So if you have a 3 years old too, encourage them to do art. Don’t be afraid of the mess, it’s always a beautiful mess for us. Watch how Zoe Paints here: Tools that we used: Tempera Paints Watercolor Paper Paintbrushes Containers (Because Zoe love to mix colors) To be honest, I just let Zoe do her thing. Before she starts, I always ask her what she’ll paint. But it’s…

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    2018 List of Trick or Treat Events Around The Metro

    This is it! October is the month when we dress up our kids for Trick or Treat. So to help you plan ahead, here are some of the Trick or treat events around the metro! If you’re going to the south I have a list for you too . Click here! MAKATI The A.Venue Hotel When: October 27, 2018  Dress up as Madonna; Elvis or Ariana and march to The A.Venue Hotel’s hall of fame as we get together for a Hollywood inspired day of fun, games and excitement. Click for more details. Power Plant Mall When: October 28, 2018 Grab your gitaras and join in the fun as we celebrate Día de…

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    2018 List of Trick or Treat Events In The South

    This is it! October is the month when we dress up our kids for Trick or Treat. So to help you plan ahead, here are some of the Trick or treat events here in the South. Because I am a Southie Mom! Part 2: List of Trick or Treat around the Metro.Click here! TAGAYTAY Taal Vista Hotel When: October 27, Saturday, 3-5 PM at Ballroom 1 and 2. An afternoon of non-stop fun with magic show, games, delicious snack buffet, awesome prizes and surprises plus loot bags for kids.  Take advantage of the early bird rates until Oct. 16 only. Click for more details. Escala Tagaytay When: October 27, 2018, Saturday 5PM…

  • How to practice your child’s scissors skills.

    Zoe is now 3 years old and doing a great job in using her scissors. When I started to introduce her the scissors. I have a 3 major rules for her. Scissors are a tool and not a toy. Never walk around with scissors. Don’t cut your hair or your clothes. By now she already knows what she can and can’t cut. She don’t like to use non blade scissors for paper so I taught her the proper way of using the scissors. Check this link to know what are the benefits of scissors skills here Monster cutting activity For today, Zoe asked me if I can draw some monsters. What…

  • Cloud Dough Recipe

    Today, Zoe asked me if we can do another batch of playdough so she can make new colors of dough but I told her we’ll make a different one today. I decided to make a cloud dough so she can experiment with different textures. She loves sensory play so much loves touching flour when we’re baking too. What is a cloud dough? The consistency of Cloud Dough can be powdery like flour, moldable and a bit like damp sand.  It is perfect for moulding, shaping, squeezing, pressing and sculpting into different shapes. And, unlike playdough, the child can disintegrate this without any effort. It can be sent back to its…

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