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!
Montessori sandpaper cards are a fun way to learn Chinese stroke order! Tactile input helps with remembering the correct writing order.
How to get kids to speak the minority language? Here is a detailed, step-by-step guide for creating a positive, prepared environment that encourages the minority language at home!
Learning Chinese can be overwhelming as a busy parent. My advice is to skip the adult textbooks and study children's books plus 10 other strategies!
When should children learn Hanyu Pinyin? Overview of the pros and cons and why I am waiting to teach the Chinese phonetic system to my children.
Everybody knows that reading is important, but what if your child is resistant to reading? Here are 10 ways to get your child to read throughout the day by creating a print-rich environment that is accessible, relevant, and interesting.
A round-up of my favorite Montessori-inspired accounts on Instagram! I've also included helpful Montessori websites and Facebook pages.