The Very Hungry Caterpillar 好餓的毛毛蟲

Recently, my kids caught five caterpillars.  It was a magical experience for our family to watch them grow and change into moths, and to release them back into nature.   Since doing this, I have been preparing to teach my children about caterpillars in Chinese, and we will certainly be reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar (好餓的毛毛蟲). Eric Carle did an amazing job writing and illustrating this beautiful children’s book on nature transformation.   Today, I am very excited to share my Chinese printables (games, worksheets, coloring pages, etc.) for The Very Hungry Caterpillar with you.   (more…)

Guess How Much I Love You 猜猜我有多愛你

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.   (more…)

Lemons Are Not Red

This is our 1st Chinese Literature-based Unit study. Ruth has chosen one of her sons' favorite books ~ Lemons Are Not Red (by Laura Vaccaro Seeger). After I took a look at the book, I was sure my children would love this book. In case you missed the introductory post about Literature-based studies, I wrote how beneficial this approach is, and how to incorporate it into homeschooling. Click HERE to read more. (more…)