Chinese Colour Match Printable

Year End Examination is over and I finally have time to post new things.  Here’s a new printable for Chinese – Chinese Colour Match.  Print […] Read More

Two Kinds of Chinese Flashcards

To teach young children Chinese, we often use flashcards.  There are all kinds in the bookstores.  Generally, they can be catogorised into two kinds : […] Read More

Chinese Calendar Time

We do not speak a lot of Mandarin at home, so my kids have very little exposure to telling days and time in Chinese, except […] Read More

Chinese Radicals 部首 Minibooks Printables

I created a series of Chinese Radicals 部首 Minibooks printables to use along with the Siwukuaidu 四五快读 series.  Every Chinese character contains one or more radicals […] Read More

Teaching Children How to Write Chinese Characters

To teach our children how to write Chinese characters, teachers always get the kids to do writing practice, also known as 写生字 or 习字.  It […] Read More

Sìwǔ Kuàidú 四五快读 Non-Tactile Character Cards Templates

I know that not everyone wants to make tactile cards to use with the Siwukuaidu 四五快读 series because of the work involved but some may […] Read More

All Sìwǔ Kuàidú 四五快读 Character Cards Templates are Available Now

Good News!  All the templates for the Siwukuaidu 四五快读 Volumes 1 to 6 are now available for download. Theses are the templates for the Tactile […] Read More

Chinese Storybook Activities : 我的妈妈在哪里?

I started making up some storybook activities for #3 because unlike materials for English books, such things are virtually non-existent on the internet for Chinese […] Read More

Bilingualism : A Case Study of My Kids

My three kids have very different experience in learning Chinese and their language proficiency is very different as a result.  Same parents, different kids, different […] Read More

Unit Study : Chinese New Year

Last year, I created materials for a unit study for Chinese New Year for my (then) 4 year old.  The materials are mainly for lap […] Read More

四五快读 at the BookFest

I saw a whole table of 四五快读 at the Popular BookFest today! (I took a quick snap at the books, so the pic turned out […] Read More

BWL : Owl Babies

This is a very simple book, very popular among children and adults alike.  I read the Chinese version to #3 first and even though it […] Read More

BWL : 忘了说我爱你

I love this new platform.  Now I can type Chinese characters!  So I can share the Chinese children story books that we love. My children […] Read More

Review : 四五快读 Chinese Literacy Programme

I have already introduced this programme in Chinese for a Preschooler. I have been using the 1st book for almost 1 year now and I am […] Read More