I successfully potty-trained my first child in 2 days before age 2, and am happy to share our experience and general pediatrician tips! Find out about our recommended potty seats and favorite potty story books in this post!
Charming and humorous 《青蛙和蟾蜍》 Frog and Toad Books are perfect early chapter books for budding readers. You can read them in simplified and traditional Chinese and listen to the narration on Ximalaya!
A series of relatable and engaging stories about a girl named Grace who learns about the importance of persistence, focus, and patience.
The Little Bear books is a wonderful series in Chinese and English for beginner readers who are ready to advance from simple picture books but not ready for wordy chapter books.
Where to buy Chinese books for kids? Here is a list of popular online Chinese bookstores organized by language type (simplified versus traditional Chinese).
Max Lucado books have relatable stories for kids about God's love, forgiveness, and grace. Languages include simplified Chinese with Pinyin, traditional Chinese with Zhuyin, and English!
Books are a wonderful way to celebrate Christmas Countdown, and my family is enjoying classic as well as new stories in Chinese and English! Here are the Christmas picture books in our home library!
一个不能没有礼物的日子 is a touching Chinese Christmas story about a bear family that finds joy in discovering gifts of familiar items. The book comes with a CD and has a wonderful message for children.
Beautiful collection of Chinese Festivals Stories in simplified and traditional Chinese! These books give an authentic overview of Chinese holidays.
小小的我 and 最亲爱的奶奶 are touching stories that my kids love. 小小的我 is about the challenges of a child who can't do many things yet. 最亲爱的奶奶 explores a relationship between a child and her grandmother who passes away.
Story stones are a fun way to bring the Very Hungry Caterpillar book to life! Kids learn matching, sequencing, healthy versus unhealthy food, and more!
第一次自己睡觉 (The First Time I Slept By Myself) is a sweet story about a girl who tells her mom that she is ready to sleep alone. Inspired by this book, my daughter made a schedule for the stuffed animals that she wants to sleep with!
Both of my children love 筒井赖子 and 林明子 Chinese picture books! The stories are relatable, and the illustrations are beautiful and realistic.
A collection of meaningful picture books written in simplified and traditional Chinese. The bilingual CD is in Mandarin and English with pleasant classical music in the background.
可爱的鼠小弟 Little Mouse Series is an adorable and funny Chinese picture book for children. The black-and-while pencil illustrations are understated yet cleverly express the thoughts behind the action of each animal.
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!