B Is For Butas-Butas Na Bayong! 7 Best Alphabet Books In FilipinoLet us raise a generation of proud Filipinos.by Alexine Parreno .
We all grew up learning that A is for Apple and B is for Ball. But what comes to mind in Filipino? The good news is we have a trove of alphabet books designed for Filipino children. Imagine A is for Aso, Adobo, Agila, Araro, Alitaptap, Ati-Atihan or B is for Butanding, Bayong, Bulkan, Bibingka, Bakya, Balangay. That sounds more exciting, right?
Best alphabet books in Filipino
The books below introduce the 28 letters of the Filipino alphabet. More importantly, our kids learn letters and discover their rich culture and heritage. Then, just maybe, we will raise a generation of even prouder Filipinos.
May Alpabetong Filipino sa Aming Probinsiya
Discover the Filipino alphabet while touring a scenic province in the Philippines. You’ll definitely know you’re in the province when you spot the Kalabaw (K), Sto. Niño (Ñ), Nganga (Ng), Yungib (Y), and many other distinct images.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Ang Una Kong Alpabeto
Perfectly sized for little hands, this board book is always a favorite with simple and clean illustrations. Babies can recognize everyday objects such as Dahon (D), Mata (M), Unan (U), and Walis (W).
Ang Mahabang Sampayan ni Nanay
This fun accordion alphabet book stretches out to 60 inches in length! On nanay’s sampayan, little Andres discovers quirky objects that make up the Filipino alphabet such as Butas-Butas na Bayong (B), Gagamba sa Gulong (G), Haring Matapang (H), May Doñang Suplada (Ñ) at Nagpapahingang Unggoy (U)!CONTINUE READING BELOWRecommended Videos
A for Adobo
Learning the alphabet has never been so yummy! Each letter is represented by a mouth-watering image of a popular Filipino dish such as Dinuguan (D), Ginataan (G), Lumpiang Shanghai (L), and Ube Halaya (U).ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
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A breathtakingly beautiful book that “teaches the letters of the alphabet by attaching them to objects...from the northern to the southern provinces, from the ethnic to the regional to the national cultures.” Read about Fale (F), Nuno-sa-Punso (N), Parol (P), Salakot (S), Taka (T), and other cultural icons.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Alpabeto ng Kulturang Filipino
This alphabet book is a thoroughly researched material that highlights the different facets of Philippine culture. Discover Fatek (F), Manunggul Jar (M), Sarimanok (S) Vakul (V), and Zigattu (Z). Definitely a must-read for all Filipinos, adults and children alike.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Alpabeto ng Kalikasan
The Philippines is one of 17 mega-biodiverse countries in the world, home to two-thirds of the earth’s biodiversity and 70% of the world’s plant and animal species. This little book hopes to raise awareness so we can collectively protect and conserve our natural resources.
Kids will learn to identify Philippine flora and fauna such as Fan Coral (F), Puñalada (Ñ), Salaksak (S), Tamaraw (T), and Ylang-ylang (Y). The entire book is also written in Baybayin, our pre-colonial ancient writing script.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
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