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Libraries Allow Imaginations Go Wild!

Posted by on Dec 28, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Libraries Allow Imaginations Go Wild!

We chose to go to the library the day after Christmas 2017, and it turned out to be a great decision! Every nook and cranny inside Cerritos Library is inviting for imaginative explorers. Our two-crew ship voyaged into the Children’s Library, which is conveniently located in the first floor. Look for a stack of giant books… They’re hard to miss! Help is just around the corner. There’s a digital catalog area that is absolutely kid-friendly… … and the reception area welcomes a child’s (or parent’s,...

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Welcome the Season

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Welcome the Season

We welcomed the 2nd year of School in a Backpack with a new life season: We are now officially in the USA! In celebrating, my family went to 2 events: indoors for Breakfast with Santa at Camp Ta-Ti-Yee in Lakeside, AZ, and outdoors for Winter Wonderland in one of the neighborhoods of Snowflake, AZ. Our ANNIVenture was filled with warmth from loved ones and the spirit of merry-making around us… the season of joy, hope and love is truly upon us! As we countdown to 12 days til Christmas, here are some simple things we experienced over the...

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Together, We Build Family: The 1st Mobile Community Centre for BGC Families

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Together, We Build Family: The 1st Mobile Community Centre for BGC Families

Come and join us for an afternoon of fun activities, food, and valuable learning with friends and family at the 1st Mobile Community Centre for BGC Families! There will be a series of family-oriented talks by our guest speakers, each one an expert in their field. Child & Baby First Aid by Dr. Camille Sta. Cruz of Emergency Intervention Management Experiential Learning by Owie dela Cruz of School in a Backpack Parenting 101 by Mr. Bong Macasaet of Field Partners Inc. There will also be an exhibit for home-based family businesses, play area...

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Fun, Inspiration, and Magic Through The Sound of Music!

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Fun, Inspiration, and Magic Through The Sound of Music!

After three grueling rounds of auditions, the producers of THE SOUND OF MUSIC are proud to announce that 18 of the Philippines’ most talented young actors and actresses have been chosen to play the roles of the young von Trapp children in the forthcoming international production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. “Children bring FUN and INSPIRATION… an authenticity and openness that is raw and genuine.” – says Carmen Pretorius. “They bring MAGIC to the show!”, she remarks with a big smile as she excitedly talks about her lead role and working...

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iArt Fest Manila 2017 – Admission is FREE!

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Inspired by the abilities of truly amazing artists, iART FEST MANILA’s spotlights will shine on attractions such as the art gallery, visual arts, photographs, and crafts filling the exhibition hall. Visit Art Nebula PH booth for more surprises and PopUp, Art Demos, Workshop! Watch out who’s gonna teach us BASIC CHARACTER DESIGN this July 21, 2017, 3:00 PM at World Trade Center!  Guest Artist by Wacom Philippines Ready, Set, Draw! Wanna be the creator of the first ever Wacom Mascot? Join the 2D Art Contest on the spot to win Huion 1060...

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The 34th National Children’s Book Day Celebration

Posted by on Jul 2, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

The 34th National Children’s Book Day Celebration

Literary Summit, Illustrators’ Fair, Storytelling Festival, and Book Fair — The four-in-one 2017 Philippine Children’s Book Summit is the ultimate! And the best part about it? It is absolutely FREE! The National Children’s Book Day ceremony will be at the Cultural Center of the Philippines on July 18, 2017 at 10AM, followed by the Philippine Children’s Book Summit on July 22, 2017 at GT-Toyota Asian Center, UP Diliman from 8AM to 6PM. The summit’s workshops are lined up with great speakers: Listen to a talk...

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#MomSchool: Three Specialized Events Just For Moms

Posted by on Apr 22, 2017 in Events | 0 comments

#MomSchool: Three Specialized Events Just For Moms

Moms always have a gazillion and one things they need to do. We know, we’re moms too. There’s always a missing pair of sock to be found or a sandwich to be made, but for the month of May, wouldn’t it be great to take off for just a couple of hours to learn something new? (Tip: Below are great Mother’s Day gift ideas or fun date activities too.) We’ve got three empowering Saturday workshops lined up for moms. Each one is totally different, so take your pick (or attend them all!) We’ve got one for homeschooling moms or soon-to-be...

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Recap: From Roots to Wings – Philippine Homeschool Conference 2016

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Recap: From Roots to Wings – Philippine Homeschool Conference 2016

On March 3, 2017, homeschoolers in the Philippines had their first taste of a legit “no classes” day as homeschooling families gathered together within their respective cities across the nation to celebrate the very first National Homeschool Day. It’s success that swept the nation was resounding, thundering clap to the extraordinary hearts and hands of every parent that decided and chose to take the education of their children into their own hands and homes. Recognizing this noble task as no easy feat, the Senate of the...

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Konnichi-WOW: Win a Free Trip to Japan with TravelBook.ph!

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

Konnichi-WOW: Win a Free Trip to Japan with TravelBook.ph!

In celebration of their 4th year anniversary, TravelBook.ph, the leading local hotel booking website in the Philippines, is sending three (3) lucky winners to Japan for free! To join the promo, simply make a hotel or resort booking through TravelBook.ph from March 11 to May 31, 2017. Both check-in and check-out dates should be within the said period to qualify. In addition, only customers who complete their stays (must check in and check out) are eligible to join. Please note that all rooms are subject to availability. Each of the three...

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APPLAUSE! A Fun Interactive Theater Experience for Kids

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Features | 0 comments

APPLAUSE! A Fun Interactive Theater Experience for Kids

A unique one-day theater experience will be staged for the kids on March 27, 2017 from 1:30 to 5PM at the Julie Borromeo’s Performing Arts Foundation Inc. located at 188 A. Mabini St., Addition Hills, San Juan. School in a Backpack stages this event with Curtain Raiser Entertainment, a company in Malta, Europe that works on family events, TV, and Film. The international company is on a business trip in the Philippines this March. To maximize their visit, they have partnered with our group in providing a presentation and workshop for young...

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