Despite my lack of fluency, my daughter loves to speak, sing, and read Chinese. She knows and understands >1000 characters due to strategies described in this post.
谁喜欢雨？(Who Likes Rain?) is a book about rain's playful sounds! A matching activity with recycled bottle cap raindrops is a fun way to review Chinese words!
Finding a foreign language teacher for a child can be challenging. Here are 10+ ways to find the right person to teach your child foreign language!
A geode kit is a fun way to learn learn about rocks! Kids will love to watch geodes crack open and explore the inside with great books about rocks!
Clothespin color matching is one of my daughter's favorite activities at age 3 and 4 years. It's a great way to exercise fine motor skills while practicing Chinese character recognition!
We learned about the parts of a flower with dot stickers! This is a fun, quick, and easy way for kids to memorize sight words related to flower anatomy.
Learn about the 端午节 (Dragon Boat Festival) holiday, including dragon boat races, and sticky rice, with printable activities from Fortune Cookie Mom!
These Dragon Boat Festival YouTube videos show how to celebrate the important Chinese holiday and how to make delicious sticky rice!
My children had so much fun racing their toy cars on our DIY cardboard car ramp while learning Chinese words! Here's an overview of important vehicle vocabulary and how to make a cardboard car ramp!
Overview of Montessori multiplication and division boards and real-life homeschooling with trilingual siblings! My daughter especially loves the Montessori division board!
世上只有妈妈好 is a beautiful Mother's Day song! Here are free printable lyrics and writing practice worksheets in simplified Chinese and traditional Chinese.
In addition to creativity and family bonding, handmade cards are a wonderful way to practice reading and writing in English, Chinese, and Korean! Here are various ways that we have adapted learning to different stages and ages!
Free printable Mother's Day cards in simplified and traditional Chinese to celebrate Mother's Day! Have fun decorating the daisies and tulips while learning important vocabulary about Mother's Day in Chinese!
Parenting can be overwhelming, but God can heal all worries. Here are bible verses about faith and parenting in English, Chinese, and Korean!
Chinese Sticker Books 贴纸书 can be a fun way to reinforce Chinese speaking and reading at home. Here is a comparison of various sticker books plus teaching tips!
Peter Spier's 人 (People) book is the perfect companion to teaching the Chinese character 人 while depicting the beautiful diversity of humans worldwide! Books review, Ximalaya narration, and teaching tips in this post!
Black paper, glue, & chalk make the perfect combination for process art with a literacy surprise! Easy, hands-on fun for all ages at Easter and all year round!
Moon phases can be taught with play dough mooncakes! This fun, hands-on experience will help children understand the names and abstract concept of the word better!