My kids and I had fun building this DIY cardboard playground! The project boosted language and creativity! Instructions and Chinese translations here.
Eco-friendly way to learn Chinese characters with a DIY cardboard roll projector! This activity is easy to prepare with materials you have at home!
Teach Chinese characters 高 and 山 with a DIY mini golf course, animal exploration, and driving maze! Free printable with Chinese characters 高山 in large font.
Sidewalk chalk activities are versatile and fun for all ages. Take kids outdoors to learn Chinese through these 12 interactive games!
Water painting is a fun outdoor activity for learning sight words, such as Chinese characters! To review words related to rain, my daughter traced each character in chalk raindrops with a wet paintbrush.
A fun and easy way to teach 左 (left) versus 右 (right) - jumping on footprints! All you need is chalk and kids who love to play and jump!
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!
Fill a sensory ball with colorful paper with sentences from a favorite book. Pull out each sentence one by one or shake and throw the ball and practice reading the sentence that comes out!
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!!!