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.
Does your multilingual child prefer the community (majority/dominant) language over the minority language? How do you encourage a child to love and speak the minority language? Maeve Tan, a parent of trilingual children, shares her experience and advice.
Celebrate Valentine's Day by learning about family members in Chinese! This printable can be used as a fun matching and memory games or simply for coloring!
We love the Chinese Christian music and mini bible lessons from Stream of Praise, and my kids sing and dance to these songs every day! Printable lyrics of the Twinkle Twinkle album are in this post.
My kids listen love their CD player, and it's an integral part of their learning and leisure! Here's how we make CDs accessible and organized for our kids!
Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) marks the start a new Zodiac year. Houses are cleaned for a fresh start and decorated with red, gold, and lucky messages! Here are 20 + engaging activities and crafts to ring in the new lunar year!
Decorate your home with beautiful printable Chinese New Year banners! Choose from various Chinese greetings in simplified and traditional Chinese.
The ideal foreign language teacher for a young child can be anyone who is fluent in the target language and enjoys playing with kids!
Our laminated food flashcards are one of the most used Chinese & Korean "toys" in our home! Shopping, cooking, eating - these versatile cards can be used in many ways!
Three fun, easy, and hands-on ways to use stones to practice reading in context while playing and exploring!
These videos show how my daughter went from reading single words to fluid reading. It's humbling to look back and see the growth over the past few years!
Chinese New Year holiday through books, audiobooks, and activity books for kids in Chinese and English! So many great books to learn about Spring Festival!