The key steps to raising a multilingual child include speaking in the target language consistently, listening to music and audiobooks, building a home library, and doing fun, hands-on activities!
For the past 15 years, "Get better at speaking Chinese" has been a New Year's resolution that got pushed to the wayside. However, 2017 was the year I could fill in this checkbox, because I'm doing it for my children.
Learning to read Chinese is a very exciting milestone, but does your child truly understand what they are reading? Reading comprehension is crucial and complex; the process involves decoding, interpreting, and remembering the meaning of Chinese characters in sentences and paragraphs. Here are 6 fun ways to test reading comprehension skills!
Looking for free and educational Chinese videos for your children? Here is a roundup of our favorite YouTube channels!
Both of my parents died around Mother's Day, and I used to struggle around this time of year. Prayer led me to embark on a Chinese learning journey with my kids, and I finally feel peace.
世上只有妈妈好 is a beautiful Chinese Song that is perfect for Mother's Day! This post has links to the song on iTunes as well as lyrics in simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, pinyin, and English.
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!
When choosing books for babies and toddlers, the question we should ask is "What do babies want to see?" No matter what language your family speaks, books that show reality are most useful. This post has evidence-based tips for realistic images plus examples of Montessori-friendly Chinese books.