Raising a Reader by Bababum 3:00pm – 4:00pm Short talk about motherhood and value of introducing books to children at a young age. Tips on book selection and how to cultivate love of reading in children will be shared by Ellen Co of Antidote. Register at bit.ly/KidsFairAntidote
Making Reading a Lasting Habit by Adarna House 4:00pm – 6:00pm Reading expert from Adarna House will share best practices in creating a home environment that will naturally give children the interest to pick up a book. Register at bit.ly/KidsFairAdarnaHouse
5/F Top Shelf
Ang Mahabang Sampayan ni Nanay drawing session with Tahanan Books 1:00pm – 2:00pm Sit in and listen as author Genaro R. Gojo Cruz shares the story of "Ang Mahabang Sampayan ni Nanay." Then learn from illustrator Auri Asuncion Yambao how to draw whimsical characters from the letters of the Filipino alphabet! Kids and parents are welcome to join the session. Register at bit.ly/KidsFairTahananBooks
Baybayin-writing workshop for kids by Kahel Press 2:00pm – 3:00pm Learn how to read and write Baybayin. Reconnect with how the early Tagalogs wrote in this easy-to-learn writing system. Tara na at sama- sama nating tuklasin ang Baybayin! Pre-register at bit.ly/KidsFairBaybayinWorkshop
Adarna Storytelling: Alamat ni Nina Gigantes 3:00pm – 4:00pm Join friends from Adarna House to an hour storytelling of Alamat ni Nina Gigantes. Register at bit.ly/StorieswithAdarnaHouse
Travel Manila with Tom-Tom by Bababum 4:00pm – 5:00pm Travel Manila with Tom-Tom as he takes you to an hour filled stories, games, and surprises! Register at bit.ly/KidsFairAntidote
The Places You Will Go with Tokyo Finds 5:00pm – 6:00pm Create your own galaxy bookmark by applying Floating Art, Watercolor, and Calligraphy techniques with Thea Ong. Register at bit.ly/KidsFairTokyoFinds
2/F Children’s Section
Scholastic Characters Takeover 1:00pm – 3:00pm Spend your afternoon with your favorite characters Geronimo and Thea Stilton, and Dog Man! Bring your Fully Booked copies of Stilton books for bookstamping!
3/F The Studio
Gail Villanueva Book Signing 1:00pm – 3:00pm Meet the Filipina author behind the internationally published middle-grade novel, My Fate According to the Butterfly.
The Montessori Approach to Reading by The Philippine Montessori Center 3:00pm – 4:00pm A short talk on how the Montessori prepared environment supports the development of language in the early years. Practical tips to support an emerging reader at home under the age of six. Register at the venue on the day itself. Register at bit.ly/KidsFairPhilippineMontessori
Finding the Right Books at the Right Age 4;00pm - 6:00pm A discussion on importance of providing the stories that will foster their love of reading as they grow and come into their own.
Friends Furever: Workshop on how kids can take good care of their furfriends 2:00pm – 3:00pm Friendly veterinarian Dr. Rio Racho will talk about the unique behaviors of cats and dogs. Let your kids discover their active roles in making their pets healthy and happy. Register at bit.ly/KidsFairFriendsFurever
Travel Bohol with Tom-Tom by Bababum 3:00pm – 4:00pm Travel Bohol with Tom-Tom as he takes you to an hour filled stories, games, and surprises! Register at bit.ly/KidsFairAntidote