Chinese Christmas Crafts and Activities Pack

Chinese Christmas Crafts and Activities Pack

Please follow and like us:Follow Are you looking for Christmas activities in Chinese and English to help keep your kids occupied during the holidays? When I was living in the states, I struggled to find Christmas materials in Chinese. I wanted to read Christmas stories in Chinese with my children but was never able to find any books. But now, I’m lucky enough to have a local library literally a stone’s throw away, now I can easily access Chinese books on every topic. As well, I have created Christmas printables and…

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Cyber Sale~Save up to 28%

Cyber Sale~Save up to 28%

Please follow and like us:Follow I hope everyone had a fun Thanksgiving with tons of food and loved one around. We did! We are so grateful even we are in Hong Kong, we were able to pull it off and to share with friends too. So after Thanksgiving, what next? Of course, go SHOPPING for Christmas and the New Year. If you are wanting to get some of the Chinese printables from Fortune Cookie Mom for a long time, it’s the RIGHT time to shop and save some money.    …

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The Jolliest Theme Pack ~ Christmas!

The Jolliest Theme Pack ~ Christmas!

Please follow and like us:Follow Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends signals the start of another amazing holiday ~ Christmas! CHRISTMAS is the jolliest, most magical, and amazing holiday. Even though I was never really exposed to any western Christmas traditions, growing up my family had our own. We would go to Victory Harbor, Hong Kong and walk around admiring millions of Christmas lights that adorned the city skyline. We also would take pictures and have our Christmas dinner at a nice restaurant. Besides spending time with family, shopping and parties with…

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Fun Cantonese 101: Food

Fun Cantonese 101: Food

Please follow and like us:Follow For those who have no clue what this series is about, please read the pilot post here: Fun Cantonese 101.  This will help you understand, give some background, and tell the purpose of the Fun Cantonese 101 series. Writing this series over the past few weeks has been fun. This week we the focus turns to food. Cuisines are a huge part of every culture and in many cases influences language. Let’s take look at 5 Cantonese phrases, which are food-based, and how they are used and what…

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How to Teach Children to say “Thank You” with Heart

How to Teach Children to say “Thank You” with Heart

Please follow and like us:Follow “Thank you”, “bye”, and “hi” probably are the first group of social words all parents teach their toddlers. Greetings and manners are very important in human society, in turn, it is important to teach our children not only to pronounce these correctly but also to use these phrases with sincerity. Today, a week before Thanksgiving, I would like to write about how to teach children to say “thank you” with heart.       * This post contains affiliate links. * Download your FREEBIES at the end…

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Guess How Much I Love You 猜猜我有多愛你

Guess How Much I Love You 猜猜我有多愛你

Please follow and like us:Follow I’m so excited that I can finally post the 2nd Chinese Literature-based Unit ~ Guess How Much I Love You 猜猜我有多愛你 (by Sam McBratney). Not only is this children’s book well-written, it also has a simple and direct message. This book has touched many hearts and souls and has become a classic.  I feel honored creating printables and activities inspired by this book to teach my children with. Let’s take a look at this children’s classic, and how all the printables work together.   *This post contains affiliate…

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Fun Cantonese 101: A Look Inside Hong Kong Families

Fun Cantonese 101: A Look Inside Hong Kong Families

Please follow and like us:Follow For those who have no clue what this series is about, please read the pilot post here: Fun Cantonese 101.  This will help you understand, give some background, and tell the purpose of the Fun Cantonese 101 series. It is exciting posting the FIRST 5 fun Cantonese phrases including pronunciation, explanation, and examples. Here we go.     *This post contains affiliate links.   About this Guest Post I was invited to write a guest post for Learn Chinese with NihaoHello they asked me to write about fascinating…

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6 Reasons Why my Kids Refuse to Speak the Second Language

6 Reasons Why my Kids Refuse to Speak the Second Language

Please follow and like us:Follow A big concern when teaching my children my native language is that they will refuse to use it. Especially after I spent all this time creating Cantonese lessons, printables, activities, and books for them. Not to mention the time I have invested in actually teaching them to speak and read in Chinese. In this blog post, we are going to go “behind the scene” and reveal one of my worst fears in raising bilingual children. At the same time, I will also provide solutions that are…

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How to Rock your Chinese learning during Halloween

How to Rock your Chinese learning during Halloween

Please follow and like us:Follow Even though Halloween is not a Chinese holiday, it has become more and more popular as an English event at school or fun event in the community. But have you wonder how to rock your Chinese learning during Halloween?     *This post contains affiliate links.   Since we are raising a multi-culture family, I want to include all the related cultural events, festivals, and experiences into our family. I hope my children will have fun learning about other cultures and I hope it will help…

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The Spookiest Chinese Theme Pack is Here ~ Halloween.

The Spookiest Chinese Theme Pack is Here ~ Halloween.

Please follow and like us:Follow Growing up in Hong Kong, there wasn’t much teaching or celebrating Halloween. I do remember the native English teachers trying to hold activities and performances during English class, but no one really got into or understood it. Nowadays in Hong Kong, celebrating Halloween has become popular, even in the kindergartens. Little kids dress up, eat tons of candy, and play games. It’s great! For me, it is quite a challenge passing cultural things like this onto my own kids. I’m glad I lived in the…

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