A paper plate seasons puzzle is a fun way to learn about the calendar and seasons. DIY instructions and teaching tips in this post!
This educational toy teaches how to build Chinese characters. Kids learn the spatial relationship of the strokes within the traditional writing grid.
Heart puzzles are a fun way to learn Chinese words with heart radicals! Free printable available in simplified and traditional Chinese.
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!
Craft stick puzzles with star stickers and the lyrics to 小星星 (Xiǎo xīng xīng / Twinkle Twinkle Little Star). This is one of my daughter’s favorites of our collection of craft stick puzzles!
Chinese New Year puzzles are a fun way to learn important Chinese New Year greetings! These craft stick puzzles are fun for preschoolers and elementary school-aged children who are learning to read! To enhance the activity, puzzle pieces are hidden under pom poms for fun. The materials also serve as a sensory tray for younger siblings to enjoy!
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!).
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!