Our laminated food flashcards are one of the most used Chinese & Korean "toys" in our home! Shopping, cooking, eating - these versatile cards can be used in many ways!
Three fun, easy, and hands-on ways to use stones to practice reading in context while playing and exploring!
These videos show how my daughter went from reading single words to fluid reading. It's humbling to look back and see the growth over the past few years!
Chinese New Year holiday through books, audiobooks, and activity books for kids in Chinese and English! So many great books to learn about Spring Festival!
Chinese New Year YouTube videos about traditions and popular music! Learn about culture while singing along to 恭喜恭喜 and 贺新年!
Free New Year coloring sheets to learn the year 2019 and Chinese characters 新年快乐 / 新年快樂! Available in simplified and traditional Chinese.
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.
The Little Bear books is a wonderful series in Chinese and English for beginner readers who are ready to advance from simple picture books but not ready for wordy chapter books. The anthropomorphic stories are adorable and offer repetition for reading practice.
Knowledge registers better when acquired with different senses, especially for young children and children with special needs. Here's how to teach Chinese with Montessori sandpaper Chinese characters and the 3-period lesson.
Felt valentines are a fun way to teach Chinese 心 (heart) radical words. Write words with puffy paint for a tactile way to remember Chinese characters!