As you may (or may not, harhar) know, our second child is already of Kindergarten age (she just turned 5 last month). While I’m not one to push for “formal” learning at this age, I do want to expose her every now and then to what other kids her age are (probably) learning in school. Right now, my focus is on teaching her phonics (or letting her learn them through the Leapfrog DVDs we got at an event, ha, ha!) and a few sight words.
In my search for “tools” to help me teach my five-year-old sight words, I came across a few cool websites. At first I thought of creating my own flashcards, so I googled “create your own flashcards.” Among the top search results was Cram.com, but apparently it’s more appropriate for older students (think high school to college). I still bookmarked it though, because I discovered that it has Filipino flashcards (and we all know that we need all the Filipino resources that we can get, right?!). [Read more…]