Category Archives: Teaching Mandarin

Open-ended fun with Velcro craft sticks

So I’ve had this in my to-do list like … erm, let’s just say, for a very, very long time. I finally got down to making these velcro craft sticks for the kids – and I’m so glad to share … Continue reading

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Fun name writing activities (for the Chinese name)

When I chose the Chinese names for my children, everyone told me that I’d have a hard time teaching them to write their names and that I was making things difficult for them. Why can’t I choose less difficult-to-write Chinese … Continue reading

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