• 如何用唱歌來教中文:Use Karaoke to Teach Chinese

    Using karaoke to teach Chinese is very powerful. It’s how many adults learned Chinese and it’s how older children learn Chinese. I have countless friends who have learned Chinese through singing with friends. I’ve learned so many phrases in other languages from singing as well. Not only are there hard phrases and idioms in Chinese […]

  • Magazine Review: 新小牛頓 Newtonkids!

    Magazine Review: 新小牛頓 Newtonkids!

    Age: 5-7 with parent, 7+ independent This is a neat set of science magazines fit for first to third grade level in Chinese. 99% of the magazine has zhuyin but there are a couple lines in their comics section that don’t but it won’t deter your budding reader from reading this because it’s FULL of […]

  • My Journey in Teaching My Children Chinese (Teaching Children Chinese From Age 0-5)

    Note: The above video physically shows you some main points I listed below. I didn’t go over everything in the video but I think it’s the ideas that needed a video. Also, I’m not a professional blogger and this is written for my own records only as well as to share with friends and family. […]

  • Interviews With Parents Who Have Successfully Taught Their Children Chinese

    We frequently get asked the questions of how to teach our children Chinese in the states and there’s a lot of resistance from children here in the states. All sorts of problems come up and every family has a different situation. In all differing situations, how do parents set up their children for success in […]

  • Book Review: 字的童話 Fairy Tales of Words

    Age: 5+ You can find/purchase this set here: 字的童話 I love this set of books. I’ve been reading my girls stories from this set here and there. There’s a lot of material to learn in here. It’s full of most commonly used phrases and idioms! They do it in the most intuitive way. At the […]

  • How to Trick Your Children into Practice Writing Letters (Chinese and English)

    Children waste paper. Children waste paper. Children waste a lot of paper. There’s also miscellaneous paper they love throwing everywhere. There’s the frequent folded up paper they said it’s a “letter” to someone found under the bed, under the table, in a cabinet. When I open them up, it has only one word or it’s […]

  • How My Children Started Reading Chinese and English Before 3 Years Old

    Education isn’t hard and it’s not boring. Most moms think you gotta sit them down and torture their kids in order for them to read. I taught my kids how to read way before 3 years old in English and did Chinese at the same time. Part of my type A personality is to experiment […]