A Day in the Adult World

Thirty (30)Grade 6 students of Hands On Schools – Galing Mo Kid! from HOM’s 3 partner schools: Pembo Elementary School, Nueve de Febrero Elementary School, and Plainview Elementary School headed to a Fieldtrip at KidZania, Bonifacio Global City, last February 6, 2016.The students were accompanied by their respective teacher coordinators, mentors and some HOM staff. From store specialists to food and dining attendants to professional models and performing artists, the kids enjoyed the role playing they have experienced through this interactive environment. Some kids participated in the Supreme Court proceedings and some enjoyed the services in the beauty salon and bakery. The kids were able to work in different job offers to earn the Kidzos, KidZania’s currency that they can choose or spend. The kids participated in an immersive role playing activities that hopefully will helpthem develop valuable life skills such as financial literacy, critical thinking, and problem solving. The kids experienced the typical daily lives of adult people working in different fields. By participating in a wide-array ofcareers, the kids were able to experience independence, self-esteem, and teamwork.   Written by: Jade Rodriguez - HOM - GMK Officer When she wanted to cut a triangular canvass recently, she knew how the pythagorean theorem could help her