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Summer reads for your kids!


Summer is here! Kids have a bunch of time to read and we’ve got you covered! They will surely enjoy the long vacation as Adarna House introduces its latest bundle of storybooks perfect for summer reading!

The Adarna House Storybook Boxes are specially curated to teach basic concepts and self-care using bilingual books. Each story box contains 5 storybooks.

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The Basic Concept box set teaches counting, animals, proper and common nouns, daily routine, concept of left and right, and perseverance.

Mario’s Special Day
A story of a boy who encounters various animals in his house, this book teaches children about counting and animals.

But That Won’t Wake me Up!
But That Won’t Wake me Up! is a book on the many ways one can wake up early in time for school.

Ang Kamatis ni Peles
Early readers learn about days of the week as they accompany Peles, a lazy grasshopper, who decides to plant tomatoes and to wait each day for his seeds to grow into red plump tomatoes!

Ako si Kaliwa, Ako si Kanan
Do the right slipper and the left slipper really get along? Find out in this amusing children’s story, created to be read alternately.

How Long Till September?
A girl enjoys the different activities each month brings, but deep in her heart, she wonders about one thing: how long till September? This book teaches counting and teaches the months of a year.

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While the first set teaches the basic concepts to kids, this box set teaches Self-care. These storybooks teach the importance of proper hygiene, eating healthy foods, virtue, and gaining self-confidence.

Ang Mabait na Kalabaw
The good carabao is a good role model. He always does good things. He gets along with his fellow carabaos. He has a love for truth, kindness, and beauty. It is fun to count the things on each page, from 1 to 13.

I Don’t Like to Eat
What happens to a little boy who only eats junk? I Don’t Like to Eat is a story about the consequences of eating unhealthy food.

Ang Mahiyaing Manok
Ang Mahiyaing Manok helps children overcome shyness, being different,
and fear of inadequacy. 

Just Add Dirt
Just Add Dirt teaches proper hygiene alongside teaching children different kinds of vegetables.

Alamat ng Ampalaya
The book Alamat ng Ampalaya invites children to give the bitter vegetable a chance while sharing important lessons such as being fair and grateful for what one has.

Grab these boxes this summer and have your kids reading!

The Adarna House Storybook Boxes are available exclusively at Fully Booked branches for PHP450 each.

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Attention: Science Teachers


Science Lecture Series

Science Lecture Series


Scheduled Lectures:

Play Science: Toys, Experiments, Field Trips      9:00am – 10:30am
Science should be fun and interesting!  Encourage your students to learn through different activities that will make them look forward to your next Science class.  Learn about toys you can use to teach facts, how to do amazing experiments, and where to go for enjoyable field trips which your students will love. 

Storytelling and Science      10:30am – 12:00nn
Spark your students’ interest in Science through wonderful stories!  Help students better understand difficult concepts. Be surprised at how they can easily recall information shared to them through children’s literature.  Learn about books you can use from Grades 1 to 6 to teach Science through storytelling. 

Teach and Advocate      1:00pm – 3:00pm
Encourage students to be environmentally aware through classroom activities and school events.  Find out how to plan and execute an environmental initiative. Learn how to get students to actively participate.  Develop fresh ideas for school environmental campaigns and discuss with fellow science teachers how these can be implemented in school. 

Be Involved!      3:00 – 4:00pm
Get to know Greenpeace, an environmental NGO active in various campaigns to protect the environment.  Learn more about how some schools have supported them in some of their initiatives.  Be inspired by how passion and volunteerism has shaped Greenpeace as an organization.

These lectures shall be facilitated by topnotch educators from prestigious learning institutions in the Philippines: UP National Institute of Geological Sciences and Institute of Environmental Sciences, UP Integrated School, and The Raya School.  Greenpeace South East Asia will be present to cap the lecture series.

The lecture will be held at UP Balay Internasyonal, located at Guerrero corner Dagohoy Streets, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. The registration process is as follows:

  • Fee: Php 750 (Regular) / Php 650 (Early Registration or Group)
  • Registration Guidelines:

  1. Send us the name, e-mail address, landline, and mobile number of the participant through vanessa@adarna.com.ph, or by calling 3723548 local 110.
  2. The early registration fee would apply to those who register and pay on or before October 27, 2008.  Group registrations (with 3 or more participants) will also be able to enjoy the lower rate.
  3. Participants may deposit their payments to the company bank account  (BPI Kamuning Branch, Acount Name: Adarna House Inc., Account Number 3141-0715-39)
  4. Bank deposit slips should be labeled with participant’s name and faxed to 372-35-48 loc 115.
  5. An official receipt will be issued to the participant during the workshop.
  6. Only a maximum of 40 participants will be accommodated.
  7. The workshop fee is inclusive of meals, snacks, books, and materials to be used for the whole day. 

If you have questions or further inquiries, and/or would like to register, you may reach us through 372-35-48 loc 110 or through vanessa@adarna.com.ph.

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