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.
冬至 books, activities, and poem to celebrate the Winter Solstice in Chinese! You can download the 九九消寒歌 poem in simplified and traditional Chinese and Pinyin!
Chinese Christmas YouTube Videos with traditional Christmas carols in easy-to-understand Mandarin Chinese. These videos are great for children and adults learning Chinese!
Several fun and educational Chinese Christmas coloring pages and Chinese winter coloring sheets for kids! What a festive way for children to learn Chinese!
The best open-ended toys encourage exploration, creativity, and critical thinking in kids of all ages. Share this list of top 10 toys with your family and friends!
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.
Written in traditional Chinese, the 米可 series is about a boy who learns about potty training, becoming a big brother, and going to school.
In addition to scrap paper and recycled cardboard, here are our must-have school and art supplies for language learning and general creative fun!
Recognizing a lack of Asian food toys and inclusive books about culture and special needs, author Lianne Ong began fulfilling this need for children.
Stream of Praise 讚美之泉 Children Music Board Books are a fun way to enjoy Chinese Christian songs. My kids enjoy singing and dancing along to the music!
This Christmas tree ornament counting activity has free printable templates with Chinese numbers plus Arabic numerals for any language!
This holiday, we're hosting 12 days of giveaways to thank you for being part of our journey and to support businesses that have positively impacted us!
Copywork is a fun, effective, child-led method of practicing writing. This low-stress strategy focuses on penmanship and understanding content.
Our easy-to-DIY modern advent calendar fits our goals of being faith-centered, versatile, educational, and minimalist in style!
Looking for Chinese children's books with Pinyin and English? Katrina Liu's "Mina Learns Chinese" series is wonderful because it's inspired by her child.
When we are no longer here, I hope this memory journal can help, comfort, and remind our children about meaningful things we learned together.
一片叶子落下来 Fall of Freddie the Leaf is a metaphorical story about life. It's a must-have for all ages, and we suggest activities that encourage discussion.
Easy, educational, and inexpensive Christmas crafts and activities for kids! Christmas countdowns, handmade cards, and learning fun for children!
Snowman paper chain is a simple and fun way to countdown to Christmas! A printable template is included for ease of cutting the paper rings!
Thanksgiving picture books for children that discuss gratitude, pilgrims, and the indigenous peoples in English and Chinese.
Chinese holiday gift guide with Chinese toys, music, movies, clothing, & educational resources. These gifts help create a home environment for Chinese learning!
We created alphabet phonics boxes as a fun, useful way to learn Korean Hangul. These ideas can be applied to English, pinyin, and Zhuyin, too!