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Boba Reward Chart

Got a little boba lover? Reinforce your child’s positive behavior with this boba reward chart. Available in English, Traditional Chinese with Zhuyin, and Simplified Chinese with Pinyin. Download the free printable now. Read More

Instant Pot Sweet Peanut Soup

With an Instant Pot you can make this dessert in no time! Peanut soup can be enjoyed alone or served with red beans or 湯圓 (tāngyuán). In the summer the cooked peanuts can be used as a topping for shaved ice or 豆花 (dòuhuā). Read More

Family Movies in Chinese

Looking for family-friendly movies you can watch in Mandarin? I’ve got you covered for the next rainy day or family movie night. Your search ends now—here’s a collection of family movies in Chinese for adults, tweens, and younger children to enjoy. Please check the ratings and make sure these movies are appropriate for your family. Read More

Digital Books from Taiwan Public Library

Looking for a digital library like Epic in Chinese or Raz Kids in Chinese? 兒童文化館 (Ér tóng wén huà guǎn) is an educational website for children that houses the digital books from Taiwan Public Library. All books are in Traditional Chinese with Zhuyin. This is a great FREE educational resource. Read More

Free Chinese Fonts with Pinyin and Zhuyin

Looking for free Chinese fonts with Pinyin and Zhuyin? Here is a collection of fonts that are free for personal and commercial use. In many of our children’s books, the text is printed too small or the publisher has chosen a font that is very hard to read, especially if you are learning Chinese. I have selected these fonts because they are easy to read and phonetic characters (the Pinyin and Zhuyin) are not too big compared to the Chinese characters. With these fonts, you can create your own worksheets, flashcards, and other learning materials. Read More

Red Envelope Dragon Craft

Make this red envelope dragon out of red envelopes. It’s a fun and beautiful way to decorate your home for this festive holiday and a great way to use up leftover red envelopes. Read More

Easy Chinese New Year Crafts

Making Chinese New Year decorations with your children is a fun way to bond and learn about Chinese culture. Here’s a list of easy Chinese New Year crafts all based on the simple accordion fold. Read More

Double Fish Chinese New Year Decoration

In Chinese culture, fish symbolize an abundance of wealth and good luck. The Chinese character for fish 魚 [yú], has the same pronunciation as 餘, which means abundance or extra. I created this double fish Chinese New Year decoration for my children because they love fish. Read More

Mandarin Dramas to Binge Watch

Here’s a list of my favorite binge-worthy Mandarin Dramas from Taiwan and China. Watching Mandarin language dramas can help expand your Chinese vocabulary and introduce colloquial terms that you don’t often learn in textbooks or novels. Read More