Children are often anxious about going to school. Reading Chinese books about school is a helpful way to discuss normal feelings that kids experience.
米小圈上学记一二三四年级 is a hilarious and addicting Chinese bridge book series. The diary of a young boy shows realistic details of life in China.
My children and I having fun reading Mid-Autumn Moon Festival books! Here are our favorites picture books in Chinese and English!
My kids can independently enjoy Chinese Nursery Rhymes with this musical sound book! Video demonstration and detailed review in this post!
Chinese audiobooks have significantly improved our Chinese speaking and reading skills. Here are tips on how to choose and use audiobooks to boost fluency and literacy!
Sagebooks is an excellent curriculum that uses spaced repetition and short stories to teach kids how to read 500 Chinese characters and basic sentences. Simplified and traditional Chinese versions are available.
Comparison of various human body books in Chinese, English, and Korean! Some are very engaging and interactive for young children; others should be avoided!
Madeleine Editions is a multilingual, multimedia publisher that specializes in charming Tales in Music for children ages 3-7. Eva Lou, the creator, shares her passion for creating unique eBooks and behind-the-scenes production process.
A geode kit is a fun way to learn learn about rocks! Kids will love to watch geodes crack open and explore the inside with great books about rocks!
Chinese Sticker Books 贴纸书 can be a fun way to reinforce Chinese speaking and reading at home. Here is a comparison of various sticker books plus teaching tips!
Peter Spier's 人 (People) book is the perfect companion to teaching the Chinese character 人 while depicting the beautiful diversity of humans worldwide! Books review, Ximalaya narration, and teaching tips in this post!
Berenstain Bear Faith-Based Books in Chinese (贝贝熊生命之光) is a charming series that encourages positive relationships with God, family, and friends.
We have many Eric Carle books in Chinese and Korean and love the rhythmic flow and beautiful illustrations! Here's a peek at these wonderful books for kids!
我宝贵的身体 is a series of 3 books that teaches children where babies come from, the differences between boys and girls, and how to protect one's body. Realistic illustrations featuring a normal family makes the topic relatable and
Leveled reading is a strategy that encourages kids to read books that match their reading skills. Here is a detailed comparison of Chinese leveled readers that we have used.
We love the 樂樂文化 Le Le Chinese Reading Pen system, which teaches 1000+ traditional or simplified characters through 300 stories! My kids love the stories, and the reading pen is so helpful for non-fluent families.