Writing in Chinese seems like the hardest skills to master, especially for those not attending Chinese school, but we should not give up on this important skill. What can we do to help children start writing Chinese characters? Today I would like to share 10 Tips for Teaching Young Children to Write Chinese Characters. (more…)
It is a struggle to find great Chinese learning resources for your child! And it is hard to know which ones are worth trying. It is even harder if you yourself don't speak Chinese or have very little Chinese background? But I finally find one, it is a well designed and fun product which aims to help kids learn Chinese - Chineasy. I have reached out to the makers of Chineasy and have secured a special deal for my 6 of my readers, that's right ONLY 6! This Limited Deal is the newest learning resource from Chineasy: Chineasy Tiles! This deal comes with bonuses, discounts, and worldwide shipping. Great Sign Me Up! (more…)
Who wants to know HOW can you teach Chinese to your kids as a Non-Native Speaker? Do you want to know some TIPS to have success with it? Because I would never be the expert on this area, so I'm so excited to introduce my friend Bea, a Polish mother, who is currently teaching her son Chinese to share her experience with us. Her courage and faith motivated me to ask her to write us a post and to share some of her experiences and tips of her teaching here. I hope you all will be benefited from it and have more courage to start this journey with us. (more…)
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...