Labels are a critical tool for creating a print-rich environment, and its effectiveness depends on the appearance. Learn important tips for creating labels that promote literacy in children.
Everybody knows that reading is important, but what if your child is resistant to reading? Here are 10 ways to get your child to read throughout the day by creating a print-rich environment that is accessible, relevant, and interesting.
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.
Fill a sensory ball with colorful paper with sentences from a favorite book. Pull out each sentence one by one or shake and throw the ball and practice reading the sentence that comes out!
After all those years of giving you grief about learning Chinese (among many things), you'd never guess that I'm trying to teach it now. It is difficult, but I have the cutest study buddies, and they're kicking my butt.
I had a random day off of work this week and took my kids out for a walk around the neighborhood; baby 老二 (lǎo èr / second child) napped peacefully in the stroller while 老大 (lǎodà / oldest child) skipped and twirled on the sidewalk. … Read more >>