Taipei Public Library Card

Today I applied for a Taipei Public Library card. There Taipei Public Library has 58 branches in Taipei City, with multiple branches in each district! Did you know that you can apply for a temporary library card while visiting Taipei? It is valid for one month, or until the last day of your extended visa. Read More

Free Chinese New York Times

Get free access to New York Times through almost any Public library. Create and account through your library card and receive unlimited access to NYTimes.com including the recipes! That’s a savings of $75 for the year. The free Chinese New York Times online edition in Simplified Chinese is also included. I was able to sign up Read More

Chinese Character Fun with UV Pens

We are traveling and my plan to bring the C-Pen didn’t work out since the shipment was delayed. I had to scramble for ideas on how to keep my kids entertained on our long cross-country flight. While brainstorming I remembered a bath activity my son loved that used a black light and glow paint. So I Read More

Chinese Character Shirts

Ok, so I’m only planning to wear these Chinese character shirts as pajamas but they have already proven to be effective. These shirts arrived a week ago. My two littles were very curious so  we went over the characters on each shirt before I threw them into the laundry hamper. Yesterday I pulled them out Read More

Reusable Worksheets

Time to test out these reusable worksheets during our home school day. The Camp Fire in Sacramento has been burning for over a week now. Although some 80 miles from where we live, the air quality is so bad here that we’ve been hiding in doors all week. According to online sources, breathing this polluted Read More