The Philippine Mathematical Olympiad

The Philippine Mathematical Olympiad, a nationwide mathematics competition open to all junior and senior high school students of the Philippines, is carried out in three stages. The qualifying stage (to be held on October 22, 2016, Saturday) consists of a written exam administered in fourteen (I think) regional testing sites. The exam consists of fifteen […]

via 19th Philippine Mathematical Olympiad — Joel Reyes Noche

Parable of the Matchsticks

One of the readers of this blog asked for an English version of the story “Ang Parabula ng mga Posporo” which I posted here.

The original story was actually written by my late mother in English. I translated the story in Filipino and changed it a bit. As requested, I made an English version of the adapted story (The Parable of the Matchsticks). All illustrations are by samutsamot_mom.

Click on the thumbnail below to open the 4-page pdf file of the story in another tab. You may print and distribute this short story to your children, students, or friends, but you may not do so for profit.


Araw ng mga Puso

Here’s a page with four mini-cards that children can color, decorate, cut, and give to their loved ones on Valentine’s Day. The messages are in Filipino. Click on the thumbnail below to open the pdf file in another tab.

You may print and distribute this page to your children or students, but you may not do so for profit.

ANMPThe top left card uses the Sweet Hearts font by Blue Vinyl Fonts. You can get it here.

Happy Valentine’s Day!


Free Worksheets by Teacher Abi

Students need all the help they can get when it comes to studying. For many students, seeking the help of a tutor provides them with invaluable one-on-one learning opportunities.

Teacher Abi is a tutor who creates free PDF worksheets which you can download from her blog She has worksheets on Math, Science, Filipino, Araling Panlipunan/Social Studies, and English. On her blog, she also gives clear explanations on a topic before sharing the links to her worksheets.

I came across her blog when searching for Filipino reading materials for beginner readers. On this post (, she provides a short reading exercise and questions about the material read.

Teacher Abi provides tutorial services in Moonwalk, Multinational Village, and Merville areas in Parañaque City. If you would like to contact her, please visit her Facebook page at

I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to the tutors who have commented on my blog and used my worksheets to teach their students. Thank you for all your encouragement and support.

Thank you very much, Teacher Abi!




Update from samutsamot_mom

I would like to send my sincerest apologies to all the followers and users of this blog for not being able to post new worksheets since Typhoon Glenda hit. We experienced a long power outage, a computer breakdown, and trouble with our internet service provider.  Since we’ve recently acquired the service of a new ISP, the posting of new worksheets will resume soon.

Thank you very much for all your comments.  I am sorry I was not able to reply to all of them, but know that I appreciate them.

Corrections to “Kambal-katinig at Diptonggo Worksheets”

Right after I posted the worksheets on kambal-katinig and diptonggo, I scrambled to check the syllabication of the words with kambal-katinig and to my dismay, I found several mistakes. I have already corrected them and posted the corrected worksheets. If you already downloaded and printed the worksheets with kambal-katinig, please download the new versions.

I checked the words using the UP Diksiyonaryong Filipino (Binagong Edisyon, 2010).  I replaced the words which did not have a consonant cluster because the consonants are separated when the word is syllabicated. These words and how they are syllabicated in the UP dictionary are listed below:

  1. ritrato (rit-ra-to)
  2. libre (lib-re)
  3. nadiskubre (na-dis-kub-re)
  4. sikreto (sik-re-to)
  5. reklamo (rek-la-mo)
  6. publiko (pub-li-ko)
  7. suplado (sup-la-do)
  8. padre (pad-re)
  9. disiplina (di-sip-li-na)
  10. libro (lib-ro)
  11. tigre (tig-re)
  12. litro (lit-ro)
  13. madre (mad-re)

So the words above are not considered to have a consonant cluster or kambal-katinig. I apologize for my mistake.

Kasarian ng Pangngalan Worksheets (Part 2)

The thumbnails below are links to pdf worksheets on the gender of Filipino nouns o kasarian ng pangngalan. These worksheets are for students in the primary grades. Similar worksheets for higher grade levels are posted here.

You may print, photocopy, and distribute these worksheets to your children or students. Please do not copy or distribute these worksheets for profit.

The two worksheets below ask the student to write the nouns inside the box labeled with its correct gender.

Kasarian ng Pangngalan_6

Kasarian ng Pangngalan_7

The worksheet below asks the student to draw a line from the masculine noun (pangngalang panlalaki) to its matching feminine noun (pangngalang pambabae).

Itambal ang mga Pangngalang Panlalaki at Pambabae_1

The worksheet below asks the student to identify the noun (from a group of four nouns) with a different gender by circling it.

Bilugan ang may Naiibang Kasarian_1

Corrections to “Mga Bahagi ng Katawan/Parts of the Body Worksheets”

On January 29, 2013, I posted “Mga Bahagi ng Katawan/Parts of the Body Worksheets.” I realized that there were a few errors in the Filipino versions of the worksheets.

The entire leg was labeled binti. The Filipino word binti actually refers to the part of the leg between the knee and the foot. In the revised worksheets, the three parts of the leg are indicated: hita (thigh), tuhod (knee), and binti (lower leg).

The entire arm in the old worksheets was labeled braso. The Filipino word braso actually refers to the part of the arm between the elbow and the wrist, and the word bisig refers to the entire arm. In the new worksheets, the arm has three labels: bisig (entire arm), siko (elbow) and braso (forearm).

This link Mga Bahagi ng Katawan/Parts of the Body Worksheets opens the post with the revised worksheets.