How To Pack For Your Child’s Overseas School Trip

Overseas school trips are very common these days and chances are, you kids will get to go for one at some point in time. One […] Read More

Minestrone Soup

For many years now, every Chinese New Year, I would make a pot of minestrone soup for dinner.  I only cook this once year.  This […] Read More

How To Teach Chinese Writing (作文)

This is to answer Karen’s question to me about how to teach our children Chinese writing. I am assuming she is referring to Chinese composition […] Read More

How We Can Help Our Kids Learn

In the beginning, I was like any typical Singaporean parent. My focus was mainly on making sure that my kids learn their subjects well. I […] Read More

Siwukuaidu Storybook (四五快读 -故事版) – Characters Cards Downloads

Siwukuaidu is the series of Chinese Literacy book that I used to teach my #3 how to read Chinese.  You can read my review on […] Read More

P1B Chinese Vocabulary & Hanyu Pinyin Test Lists

Just a quick (and perhaps, late) update.  The files for Primary 1B 识读字 Hanyu Pinyin Test List and Primary 1B Chinese Vocabulary Test List are […] Read More

F1 Race Chinese Vocabulary List

This weekend is F1 weekend and here is the Chinese Vocabulary List for F1 race for you to teach and quiz your kids.  It is […] Read More

Uses of a Reading Pen (How I Use Mine)

A Reading Pen is a really useful tool that will complement the teaching and learning of Chinese. However, how useful it is really depends very […] Read More

Primary 4 (B) Chinese Vocabulary Test Lists

Here are the two files of Primary 4 (B) Chinese Vocabulary Test Lists for you to use for SA2 revision.  Primary 1 lists will be […] Read More

The Importance of Reading Stories in the Learning of Chinese

It has been 4 years since I started teaching my youngest son. It has been a great learning process for the both of us. In […] Read More

Two New Apps I Love

I have mentioned about several apps that I find very useful and I love using them. I can’t believe I forgot to mention these two […] Read More

World Cup & Rainbow Loom Chinese Vocabulary List

Do you know what is the easiest way to get your kids to pick up Chinese vocabulary?  Read widely, yes, but I think a lot […] Read More

How To Choose A Reading Pen

 This is by no means an authoritative guide to choosing a reading pen.  Nevertheless, having owned and used one for three years, from a user’s […] Read More

A Painless Way to Practise Chinese Comprehension

Most primary school children taking Chinese as a subject have problems with two main areas : 1. Composition – I will talk about this another […] Read More