Finding a foreign language teacher for a child can be challenging. Here are 10+ ways to find the right person to teach your child foreign language!
In addition to creativity and family bonding, handmade cards are a wonderful way to practice reading and writing in English, Chinese, and Korean! Here are various ways that we have adapted learning to different stages and ages!
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!
Math is all around us, and children are born with the desire to learn. My oldest child has learned everything from counting to multiplication through the simple, free ways detailed in this post.
Copywork involving song lyrics is a fun, low-stress way of practicing Chinese writing! This child-led approach has improved my daughter's writing motivation and stamina!
Remembering Chinese characters is the hardest part of the language. These 5 important tips will help you memorize Chinese characters long-term!
Make learning fun with secret messages and drawings! Wax resist painting is a fun process art that can encourage kids to read and write!
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.
Tactile input helps with memory, especially for kids. Here's how to teach Chinese with Montessori sandpaper Chinese characters and the 3-period lesson.
Tips for using Chinese writing practice worksheets! Included are free printable basic stroke worksheets plus Sagebooks writing worksheets.
Kids will read when they are ready, but everybody benefits from early exposure to Chinese characters! Here are tips on how to cultivate interest, attention span, and print awareness and recommended first Chinese characters to teach children!
How do you encourage a child to love and speak the minority language? A Singaporean-Italian parent of trilingual children shares her heartfelt advice and personal experience.
Symmetrical Chinese characters have mirror images around a vertical (eg, 大) or horizontal (eg, 区) axis. Here are several fun ways to learn about symmetry and explore its presence in letters!
Which language skill is most important? The priority should always be 看听 (look, listen) followed by 说读写 (speak, read, write).
What is the best way to teach kids grammar? The answer is simple: conversations with fluent speakers and high quality children's literature!
Teach kids time with a step-wise, Montessori-inspired approach! Here are inexpensive, interactive, and easy to set-up clock-learning activities!