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.
My kids enjoy learning and using their imagination with Chinese play food from HeartFelt Makan. Here's my review of their realistic Chinese play food which offers a taste of culture in a fun way!
When choosing books for babies and toddlers, the question we should ask is "What do babies want to see?" This post has evidence-based tips for realistic images plus examples of Montessori-friendly Chinese books.
跳房子 (tiàofángzi / hopscotch) is one of my favorite ways to sneak in character reinforcement outdoors! All you need is chalk and kids who love to jump around - it's really a win-win for everybody!
A simple outdoor activity that teaches shape names while encouraging exercise and creativity!
Chinese Sight Word Soccer was a huge hit with my toddler, and it's a fun learning game for kids (and adults!) of all ages! Great exercise for your body and brain!!!
Free printable English and Chinese Father's Day cards! Have fun decorating necktie templates while learning important vocabulary in Chinese!
Starting a bilingual journey can seem overwhelming, especially if you don't know how far you will go. You never know until you try and take the next step.
Cardboard shape templates are easy to make. When my children trace them, they learn to read the shape names naturally with frequent exposure!
Madeleine Editions is a multilingual, multimedia publisher that specializes in charming Tales in Music for children ages 3-7. Eva Lou, the creator, shares her passion for creating unique eBooks and behind-the-scenes production process.
A Hundred Chart is a versatile tool for teaching math and patterns. Here are more than 10 way to learn math with the Hundred Chart! The free printable is available with English, Chinese, and Korean numbers - perfect for multilingual families!
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!