Reasons to Learn Chinese Infographic

Why I Stopped Learning Chinese There are so many reasons to learn Chinese but let’s start with why I STOPPED learning Chinese when I was a kid. I didn’t have a supportive learning environment. Chinese class was uncool. I was scared of the bullies that made fun of the “FOB” kids. There was a girl, Read More

APPS and Websites to Watch Mandarin Chinese Shows

Dramafever has shut down forever. I had a great run using this streaming app to watch Mandarin Chinese shows. We shared so many 吳慷仁 marathons. Then one day when we were almost done with Substitute Princess and it was kaput. But why??? Who does the Substitute princess choose in the end, 吳慷仁 or that other Read More

Bulldozer Costume and Worksheet

Happy Halloween week everyone! I’m so happy my son shares my love for costumes. I’ve made his costumes since his very first Halloween. This is our second year making his costume together and I hope to make it yearly tradition. Here are photos of our bulldozer costume and worksheet that I created to go along Read More

Halloween Mandarin Learning Activity

Ok, here goes my first ever post! I found this banner kit at Micheal’s (for 50% off!) and created a worksheet and flashcards to turn our DIY session into a Halloween Mandarin Learning activity. I’m SLOWLY working with my 4 yr old son and 2 yr old daughter to learn Traditional Chinese characters. The graphics Read More