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Po Tim King is a homeschooling mother with four children. She is a former Cantonese and Mandarin teacher, and a private piano teacher, who graduated in Linguistic. Since she is raising multilingual kids, she started creating her own Chinese homeschooling materials and shared them through her blog — Fortune Cookie Mom.
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I would say Fortune Cookie Mom is the pioneer of theme-based Chinese Learning packs for young children. I have not found anything in the market which is similar and comparable with the ones Fortune Cookie Mom is offering. I love the options of choosing Traditional/Simplified Characters, along with many pinyin and English. I have been using them to teach all the Chinese festivals to my little one and his friends. It’s very helpful for families living outside of Chinese Language environment who are teaching their children Chinese, because the materials are all downloadable, it’s very affordable, and the themes have covered most of the topics that preschoolers need to know. Thank you Fortune Cookie Mom for spending your time and effort to make these wonderful Chinese Learning packs.
I cannot overemphasize what a great find Fortune Cookie Mom’s packets are. They’re perfect for busy Chinese teachers and parents to help teach specific vocabulary, holidays, seasons, and Chinese culture. Her graphics are adorable. She has SO many activities. She provides them in 8 language combinations. The activity packs are appropriate for multiple age levels. The activities work well even without a color printer. There is a handy Table of Contents so you have an easy reference for when you’re printing individual activities instead of the whole entire book. Plus, there is a suggested age range for each activity. Her packets are a steal for the amount of value you get out of them.
Just wanted to share our experience doing Fortune Cookie Mom’s 5 Day Motivational Challenge and I feel it came at just the right time. I had been thinking for a while how to increase our Mandarin learning time and the challenge was a great kick start. Everything was laid out for us and Po Tim King has a variety of activities and worksheets available. I am especially grateful to have access to both traditional characters and pinyin which can be difficult to find elsewhere. My children loved the challenge and would anticipate every day by asking “What will we be doing tomorrow?” They especially loved playing Chinese restaurant and really got into it. The board game and minute-to-win-it competition were a great change of pace for our family. I am also pleasantly surprised at the seriousness in which my children took in self-evaluation and goal-setting. Now we are ready to celebrate the New Year and our studies in the future. Thank you for the fun and I can’t wait to see what else Fortune Cookie Mom comes up with!
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