National Geographic Insects is a fantastic set of Chinese science books. Realistic illustrations and simple text make this series perfect for kids.
长大我最棒儿童健康心理与完美人格 Learning to Get Along Series by Cheri J. Meiners is a set of 15 books. The series teaches children about manners and social skills. The illustrations are realistic and the simplified Chinese text is accompanied by pinyin.
We learned about the parts of a flower with dot stickers! This is a fun, quick, and easy way for kids to memorize sight words related to flower anatomy.
画一个星星给我 (Draw Me a Star) is a beautiful picture book by Eric Carle. We read this book and then applied what we learned! Both kids had a blast dot painting, and I helped my daughter draw & cut the stars. Every star turned out to be beautiful and unique!
谁喜欢雨？(Who Likes Rain?) is a book about rain's playful sounds! A matching activity with recycled bottle cap raindrops is a fun way to review Chinese words!
When choosing books for babies and toddlers, the question we should ask is "What do babies want to see?" No matter what language your family speaks, books that show reality are most useful. This post has evidence-based tips for realistic images plus examples of Montessori-friendly Chinese books.