Useful Techniques for Learning Chinese Vocabulary with Success

Learning Chinese characters is always challenging. Luckily there are a variety of techniques or tools we can use to help absorb, not just memorise, new Chinese words. #Chinese4kids #LearnChinese #mandarinChinese #Chineselearning #Learningstrategies #Chinesevocabulary

Needless to say, Chinese vocabulary is a difficult part of Chinese learning. Many Chinese learners dread learning Chinese vocabulary because they feel it only involves memorizations. Luckily, the truth is far from the case. There are a variety of techniques or tools we can use to help absorb, not just memorise, new Chinese words. Below […]

An Introduction to Hanyu Pinyin

An Introduction to Chinese Hanyu Pinyin #Chinese4kdis #Chinesepinyin #learnpinyin #pinyinposter #Chineselanguage #MandarinChinese

Hanyu Pinyin (汉语拼音), also called Chinese Phonetic Alphabet, is the official romanization system for standard mandarin Chinese. It is often used to teach Mandarin Chinese which is written using Chinese characters. The Pinyin system is used to help pronounce the characters as well as to input Chinese characters with a computer.  What Does Hanyu Pinyin […]

Tiger Themed Chinese Study Notebooks

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During the progress of Chinese learning, a student needs various practice notebooks. From Hanyu Pinyin handwriting, Chinese character handwriting, Chinese vocabulary learning, to simply Chinese story writing, there are notebooks designed for these purposes. As 2022 is the year of the tiger, here is a collection of tiger-themed Chinese study notebooks for you: Tiger-themed Chinese […]

4 Types of Learning Styles for Chinese Teaching

Chinese learners have different preferences in terms of learning. Based on VARK model, there are 4 types of learning styles: visual, auditory, reading/writing, and kinesthetic. #Chinese4kids #Chineselearning #learningstyles #howtolearn #Chineseteaching

Either in a blended classroom, a hybrid model, or in a totally virtual learning environment, kids have a lot to adapt to. It is Chinese teachers’ and parents’ job to understand and address their individual learning styles. There are several learning style theories, here we’re going to talk about The VARK model. According to Fleming […]

How to Learn Chinese Numbers Using Count and Trace Flashcards

Flashcards are powerful to help kids learn numbers in Chinese. They'll learn how to count, read, and write Chinese numbers with Chinese Number Count and Trace Flashcards #Chineseflashcards #Chinese4kids #Chineseforkids #learnChinese #Chinesenumbers #flashcards #Chinesehomeschooling

As the basic part of the Chinese language, numbers are very important for students to learn. Chinese Numbers Are Important It’s also true that numbers in Chinese are quite easy. When 1-10 is masters, it is easy to learn 11-99. And from there, kids can learn many things. They can use the knowledge to count […]

Halloween Chinese Writing Practice Notebooks

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I was asked the other day if there is Halloween in China. The answer is yes and no. There are actually several festivals for ghosts in China. There are three ghost days in China: Qingming Festival 清明, Zhongyuan 中元, and Hanyi 寒衣. Among these three festivals, Zhongyuan (中元节), which was Aug 22 this year, probably […]

5 Tips to Help Non-Native Chinese Kids Remember New Vocabulary

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Chinese vocabulary is the basic building block for Chinese fluency. Characters and words carry meanings. Without them, we simply cannot communicate in Chinese. To help non-Chinese native kids improve Chinese fluency, we need to help them remember (and use) more Chinese words. How to Help Non-Chinese-Native Kids Remember New Chinese Vocabulary? Here are 5 tips: […]

Why Is Play Important for Your Child’s Chinese Learning?

Play is work for children. They have fun and learn through interaction with others during different types of play: expressive play, imaginative and pretend play, physical play and social play. #play #roleofplay #benefitofplay #learntoplay #Chinese4kids

Children love playing. They always find time for playful activities, no matter where they are or whether they have friends around or not. For kids, plays act as a key to the doors that open to a new world of discoveries. Through the discoveries, kids develop their language skills. If Chinese is the language, play […]

Sing Children’s Songs – Learn Chinese Language

sing Chinese songs, learn Chinese language - Chinese children's songs are great for kids to learn Chinese language. Read the article to find out more. #Chinese4kids #learnChinese #mandarinChinese #funchinese #Chinesechildrensongs #song

Music helps children’s learning. Soft background music can help enhance the concentration of the students by creating a calm and relaxing learning environment which benefits both teaching and learning. Chinese children’s songs are great to learn not only for the musical benefit but also for their language benefit. Music and Rhythm Benefit Memorization “Although not […]

Chinese Educational Printable Posters for Classroom and Homeschool

Chinese learning educational posters for kids to decorate a wall in kids' rooms or a classroom.

We want to create an environment for our kids to feel motivated to learn. In addition to inspirational posters and interactive daily calendar, we can use Chinese learning posters to encourage kids to learn Chinese every day. That’s why we created a set of 9 Chinese educational printable posters covering some key aspects of early […]

9 Planners for Organizing Chinese Homeschooling

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People approach to time and task management differently. More efficient people generally have a planner, either physically or digitally. Using a homeschool planner is critical for the success of teaching our children Chinese at home. Here are some reasons you want to use a Chinese homeschool planner. Having an overall picture For parents, homeschooling is […]

Got a Toolbox for Chinese Learning? Here Are Some More

Collect tools for your Chinese learning toolbox so to help learn it better. #Chinese4kids #learnChinese #mandarinChinese #Chineselearningtools #Chineselearningasanadditionallanguage #Chineseforkids

We all have some sort of toolbox, a box we visit whenever we need to have certain jobs done. A toolbox for Chinese learning can be a great collection of tools that would help Chinese learning easier and better. Here I’m going to show you some of the tools that I use and I believe […]

6 Types of Practice Paper Useful for Learning Chinese Writing

Chinese requires practice. And practice makes it perfect. Chinese Learning progresses from pinyin, character writing, sentence writing to creative writing. 6 types of notebooks can be used at each stage of the progression. All four skills, listening, speaking, reading, and writing, need regular exercise. There are different sheets to practice, take notes, and keep track […]

Chinese Visual Calendar for School or Home Use

Chinese visual calendar for kids serves as a tool not only showing the important information of the day, but also teaching kids Chinese language as part of a routine. It invites children to interact by providing important information of the day as a routine in Chinese. #Chinese4kids #LearnChinese #Chineseteachingtool #ChinesevisualCalendar #Calendarforkids #interactiveCalendar #Chineselearning #Chineseteaching

Daily calendars are great for kids to establish routines. Visual calendars are especially useful as they help kids use pictures, icons, and other fun visuals as a way to keep everyone staying on track in terms of the day’s expectations. Chinese visual calendar for kids serves as a tool not only showing the important information […]

Tips to Help Your Child Get Ready for Chinese Learning

Get kids ready for Chinese learning with these tips. #Chinese4kids #LearnChinese #Chinesehomeschooling #teachChinese #mandarinChinese #Chineselearning

It’s again the back-to-school time, and the time to get kids ready for Chinese learning. However, things are a bit different this year. Some kids may not go to school but have to attend the classes virtually; those who do go to school may have to wear masks and keep a social distance. For this […]

Chinese4kids Book Collection Overview Updated

Chinese Learning eBooks available at Chinese4kids.net provide great Chinese learning materials for kids to learn Chinese with ease and fun. #Chinese4kids #Chineselearning #MandarinChinese #learnChinese #ChineseeBooks

Over the years, our Chinese learning materials for kids collection has grown into a Chinese learning resource bank, with eBooks tackling different aspects of Chinese learning for kids. The eBooks can be categorized into the following groups: Chinese learning textbooks and/or workbooks, Chinese learning must-haves, useful learning materials, Chinese children’s poems or chants, and theme-based […]

Use Scavenger Hunts to Add More Fun in Mandarin Chinese Learning for Kids

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Fun makes learning enjoyable. What Chinese learning activities are fun for kids to take an active part in? In addition to other activities such as role play, I would also vote for a scavenger hunt! Yes, scavenger hunt is great for kids in their Chinese learning. What is a Scavenger Hunt? A scavenger hunt is […]

End of Year Chinese Learning Activities – Make It Meaningful and Fun

The last couple of weeks in a school year always pass by quickly. How to best make use of the time and end the school year strong? Here are some end of year Chinese learning activities to help kids review and reflect the year , to cherish their accomplishments and then celebrate it.  Review the […]

A Guide to Chinese Visual Dictionaries for Kids

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Dictionaries are important for language learning. Visual dictionaries are especially important for young language learners. This is especially true for Chinese learning. Visual dictionaries normally have both pictures and words next to each other. The vivid pictures make Chinese learning much more fun because learners can easily make the connection between the image and the Chinese […]

5 Stages of Children’s Chinese Acquisition as a Second Language

“ Language acquisition is the process by which humans acquire the capacity to perceive and comprehend language (in other words, gain the ability to be aware of a language and to understand it), as well as to produce and use words and sentences to communicate.” (Wikipedia). Acquiring a second language is a whole different process. […]