If you are looking for some ideas for Chinese class during March and April, this FREE Spring Theme Pack is what you are looking for. This FREE Spring Theme Pack is a perfect hands-on printable to introduce common spring objects to your kids. Find even more FREE printables for other Chinese Theme Packs. (more…)
Talking about love, have you wonder why Chinese parents don’t often say, “I love you” to their kids? If they don’t say “I love you” then how do Chinese parents express love to their kids? What do you think? Today, I'm excited to blog about parents and their love for their children. (more…)
Hanging up lanterns is a common decoration you will find during Chinese New Year. Traditionally, Chinese people hang lanterns and other decorations a few weeks before the first day of the Chinese New Year (Spring Festival). The day after New Year ends (15th day) is known as the Lantern Festival, and on this day all of the decorations are taken down because the Chinese New Year is officially finished for the year. The Chinese believe that a great start and end of Chinese New Year will bless you throughout the entire year, so let’s embrace this wonderful cultural blessing, and learn how to make our own lanterns. (more…)
Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) is the most important traditional festival for the Chinese. This is also an essential festival for families and friends to get together to give blessings and fortune to each other. For me, it has always been my favorite holiday throughout my life. During the Chinese New Year, I usually have a longer holiday (besides the summer break), new clothes to wear, fun days traveling with my family, and tons of good food to eat. I would also receive red packets and candies when I went to visit family and friends. Isn't this like another Christmas for kids? However, when I married and had two kids living in the United States, I found that keeping a traditional Chinese New Year at home was difficult without ...