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…)
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…)
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…)
How do you teach young children to read Chinese? Do you use flashcards, books, or worksheets? Sometimes do you feel overwhelmed that don't know what's the best way to teach reading in Chinese? There are many ways to teach children to read Chinese. Even as a native speaker, I feel overwhelmed and confused about how to teach my children to read in Chinese without being pushy. I do not think any expert on earth has the exact solution or method for you because every child is unique with different strengths and talents, so the responsibility to know how and when to teach your children belongs to you as the parent. Parents should be the ones who determine when and how to teach their children, so today, I’m going to share how I teach my chi...