Puffy Paint Flashcards are a fun and effective way to learn new words! The interesting texture of puffy paint gives sensory input which serves as a memory aid.
Felt valentines are a fun way to teach Chinese 心 (heart) radical words. Write words with puffy paint for a tactile way to remember Chinese characters!
Montessori salt writing tray is a fun and effective way to learn letters. The touch and crunch of the salt helps commit each Chinese stroke to memory!
Montessori sandpaper cards are a fun way to learn Chinese stroke order! Tactile input helps with remembering the correct writing order.
宝石 (jewel) stickers are a fun way to improve eye-hand coordination, strengthen fine motor muscles, and develop pre-writing skills for kids!
We're big fans of sensory bins in our home, and hidden Chinese flashcards are my secret to making them extra educational! This activity for children encourages fun with everyday fine motor skills (eg, scooping, pouring) while learning how to speak and read Chinese.
Writing 棉球 with Pom Poms is an educational sensory activity that improves fine motor skills and Chinese character recognition! All you need are pom poms, paper, pen, and glue! With minimal preparation, children focus on learning while having fun!
Simple ways to create with nature and use fine motor skills while reinforcing important Chinese words 秋天 and 叶子!
Velcro texture provides sensory input to aid in remembering 软 and 粗!
Learning about soft and fluffy 棉 (mián / cotton) !
Rocks, sticks, and shells are great tools for writing practice at the beach! Sensory writing with beach-side treasures can be fun for kids!
A sensory activity that focuses on the Chinese character 子 (zǐ / seed)
Sensory play + Chinese writing! Use dried pasta and beans to practice writing the characters 豆 (dòu / bean) and 面 (miàn / pasta).
Painting, stamping, upcycling, and learning all in one! We put our art smocks on and had fun stamping and enjoying Chinese numbers!
Chinese numbers Velcro puzzle: a fun, hands-on activity for toddlers and school-aged children to learn about Chinese numbers!
Easy-to-DIY Montessori-inspired Chinese numbers book with textural and visual contrast. This is a hands-on way for babies and toddlers to learn Chinese numbers.