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.
巧虎 (Qiaohu) is a popular Chinese show for children. The monthly subscription includes DVDs, workbooks, and toys that encourage Mandarin learning.
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.
Beautiful and thought-provoking Chinese picture books in simplified Chinese with Pinyin support and English translations!
A series of relatable and engaging stories about a girl named Grace who learns about the importance of persistence, focus, and patience.
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!
一个不能没有礼物的日子 is a touching Chinese Christmas story about a bear family that finds joy in discovering gifts of familiar items. The book comes with a CD and has a wonderful message for children.
Chinese Graded Readers of the Chinese Library Series is an excellent set of books for beginner Chinese learners. Pinyin & English translations accompany the simplified Chinese text.
Beautiful collection of Chinese Festivals Stories in simplified and traditional Chinese! These books give an authentic overview of Chinese holidays.
My daughter enjoyed the 红蜻蜓学前阅读计划 Odonata Chinese Leveled Reading Series, a story-based curriculum that teaches 1200 Simplified Chinese characters. The series comes with workbooks, flashcards, and CDs which can be purchased separately.
Rhythm and Tones: Chants and Songs for Learning Chinese is a fantastic book and CD for families starting the Mandarin Chinese learning journey!
满月 is a moving story about a Chinese adoptee that meets her new parents when the moon is full around the time of Mid-Autumn Festival. This beautiful book will be meaningful to kids and parents.
四五快读 is an excellent, low-cost curriculum that teaches 825 simplified Chinese characters through stories and exercises. My daughter was ready for Chinese bridge books after this series!
加油小米啦 (Jiāyóu! Xiǎo Mǐla / You Can Do It Little 米啦!) is a series of early chapter books with funny, relatable stories in simplified Chinese and Pinyin.
多多和他的超级妈妈 (DuoDuo & His Super Mom) and 多多和他的超级爸爸 (DuoDuo & His Super Dad) are adorable and relatable books for children learning Chinese. Written by a Chinese author, each story explores common events that children experience with their parents and encourages family bonding.
影响孩子一生的健康书 series consists of 8 books with beautiful illustrations that both of my kids love! This series focuses on various aspects of health in a child-friendly way.