A Book Review & Giveaway: A Cantonese Picture Book for Your Little Kids

There has been a significant increase in the number of Chinese books sold by online bookstores with pinyin to help people who are learning Mandarin Chinese, but there are not as many similar books for people who are learning Cantonese Chinese.  Today, I’m excited to introduce a book with Cantonese romanization that you can use to teach your kids Cantonese. (more…)

The Best Ways to Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival with Your Kids

Have you watched or attended a dragon boat race before? Have you wondered how you can celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival with your kids at home? In this post, I'm going to show you the best ways to celebrate Dragon Boat Festival with your kids. And the best thing is you don't need to live close to a Chinatown or know Chinese. Anyone can celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival and learn a little Chinese history.   In addition to Chinese New Year and Mid-Autumn Festival, the Dragon Boat Festival is another big traditional festival that the Chinese celebrate. The Chinese believe that summer comes after this festival, and the highlights of the festival are the dragon boat races. I especially love that this festival is based on several real...

2 “A Little Mandarin” Music CDs Giveaway {2 Winners}

A couple months ago, I had a wonderful opportunity to do a review for A Little Mandarin, A CD of Chinese children songs (Here is the review). Now, I'm excited to announce that we are having a GIVEAWAY! There will be 2 winners (one U.S. resident, and one non-U.S. resident). You will receive the prize straight from your mailbox. (more…)