The Montessori spindle box teaches the concept of zero, number sequence, and one-to-one correspondence. Here's how to DIY this important math resource!
上学歌 is a classic Going to School song in Chinese! These free printable lyrics, music video, and puzzle will help kids learn the Chinese words!
Christmas craft stick puzzles are an inexpensive way to teach visual discrimination, problem solving, numbers, and reading! My daughter and I have fun making them together! Read more for puzzle examples and DIY tips!
Color matching popsicles are a fun way for kids to learn about colors! Here are DIY tips and Montessori-inspired advice for teaching colors!
复活节 is an Easter book by Gail Gibbons in English and simplified Chinese. Here are photos of the book plus an Easter puzzle activity!
Craft sticks, clothespins, and mini Velcro coins are the ingredients to this hands-on, word-matching, transportation activity! This is a fun way to learn Chinese vocabulary related to airplanes!
小星星 (Twinkle Twinkle Little Star) craft stick puzzles are one of my daughter's favorite activities! Tips on how to DIY plus printable lyrics in Chinese!
Chinese New Year puzzles are a fun way to learn Chinese New Year greetings! Teach kids Chinese characters with these easy-to-DIY puzzles!
Craft sticks (aka popsicle sticks!) are great for making word puzzles for children! It took me less than 10 minutes to set up craft stick puzzles for my daughter to learn how to read color names in traditional Chinese (yay for low prep!).
Craft stick trees & snowflakes are fun to make and decorate! Write messages in different languages to spread cheer in the Christmas season!
Does your child know that there are several Chinese idioms for colorful? Here's an easy craft stick rainbow puzzle that reinforces the idiom 五颜六色 (wǔ yán liù sè / colorful).
Craft stick puzzles are a fun way to reinforce shape recognition and their names in any language! These bilingual shape sticks are one of my daughter's favorite busy bag activities!
Emoji Matching Activity with Craft Sticks and Cardboard Slots is an easy and fun game for young children to learn about emotions!
A cute and easy butterfly craft mixed with sight word reading practice! A fun, hands-on way to encourage young children to learn and create!
Planting fruit and vegetable stickers activity is a fun way to teach Chinese characters and learn about foods that grow from trees versus the ground.