Easy Lunar New Year Crafts for Kids

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

Anise Swallowtail Butterflies

Raising caterpillars is an educational activity that is fascinating for the whole family. In this post, you will learn all about anise swallowtail butterflies — what they look like, where to find them, and how to raise them from caterpillars. Read More

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

Learn Chinese with Action Cubes

Learn Chinese with action cubes! This is a game of pure silliness I came up with to learn 12 common verbs. Get your little ones moving and laughing while they learn Chinese. Read More

Ninja Coloring Sheet

My son is obsessed with ninjas so that gave me an idea for this ninja coloring sheet to get him to keep his mask on when we are out. Ninjas wear masks. Be a good ninja. Drawing by grandpa Read More

Pinball Game

The kids love playing pinball at the night markets in Taiwan. Since we can’t go back this year I decided to bring the game right to our living room. I made this with a cardboard box, corks, and boba straws. This is a fun way to sneak in some math by turning it into a competitive game and having the kids add up their scores. Read More

Night Market Game with Chinese Flash Cards

This is the first spring in many years that we can’t go back to Taiwan. We’ve had lot of fun times playing games at the night market. Since we can’t make it there I decided to bring the games here! Hope you enjoy this one! My son learned 16 characters in one afternoon playing this game. Read More

Chinese Character Painted Cookies

Learn Chinese characters with this cookie painting activity. You can make your own cookie dough or use store bought cookie dough. The cookie paint requires just 2 simple ingredients and no added sugar. No sugary icing is used to decorate these cookies. Read More

Egg Carton Art Activity Pages

Learn Chinese with these activity pages and include your child’s egg carton art. It’s a great way to spend time together creating art and saving some egg cartons from the trash. You can download the free printables in Simplified or Traditional Chinese. Read More

Year of the Rat Banner

This morning I awoke to my son asking, “Mommy, can we make something today?” We haven’t been doing as many crafts at home since school started. They bring home tons of artwork each week so on the weekend I try to get them outside instead. This past week we have been making Chinese New Year Read More