画一个星星给我 (Draw Me a Star) is a beautiful picture book by Eric Carle. We read this book and then applied what we learned! Both kids had a blast dot painting, and I helped my daughter draw & cut the stars. Every star turned out to be beautiful and unique!
谁喜欢雨？(Who Likes Rain?) is a book about rain's playful sounds! A matching activity with recycled bottle cap raindrops is a fun way to review Chinese words!
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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.
Rainbow Chameleon 变色龙捉迷藏 is an adorable book about a chameleon who is looking for his friend. The interactive tabs and colorful spinning wheels show how the chameleon adapts to its environment during this game of hide and seek! A spinning paper plate chameleon craft also extends the learning fun!
iSuper Chinese Little Ph.D. Chinese Teaching Resources is an excellent series of science books for Grades K-5. Kids will be very intrigued by the beautiful photographs! In addition, the large Chinese characters make this series a great resource for budding readers.