The Miss Panda Blog

Chinese for Kids: Chinese Halloween Bingo Printable

Miss Panda Chinese - Halloween Bingo

Fall is such a cozy season.  We see pumpkins big and small in display at the stores.  We take out our light jacket and sweater.  And we decorate for the fall season and Halloween.  Are you ready for Halloween? Have you played Halloween Bingo in Chinese? Here is a Bingo fun sheet set from our Free Chinese Teaching Printable Library.  I’ve made them with rooms for children draw the pictures in the space.  My students really enjoy

Read more

Bilingual Parenting Raising Bilingual Kids Bilingual Quotes

Bilingual parenting is an exciting journey and it can go upside down at times.  We all need to be recharged and be inspired on this adventure.  Here is a collection of empowering quotes about bilingual parenting, learning, bilingualism, early childhood education and being bilingual.  I have shared many of these quotes in different posts and now I am adding them to this bilingual quotes collection. Do you have any quote that empowers you on the bilingual parenting

Read more

Chinese Culture for Kids Series: The Mid Autumn Festival Questions, Answers, and Coloring Pages

Miss Panda Chinese Free Teaching Printable Library

Happy Mid Autumn Festival!  Every Chinese festival is an opportunity for children to learn more about Chinese language and Chinese culture.  Chinese for kids resources at Miss Panda Chinese are designed for parents to use at home and for teachers to use in class. Chinese for kids resources at Miss Panda Chinese are designed for parents to use at home and for teachers to use in the classrooms.  Chinese language and Chinese culture go hand in hand

Read more

Chinese Movie Chat: Go on an Adventure with a Tomato

The best way to learn is having fun and hands-on. What would happen to a tomato when it is left behind in the kitchen? Here is a short animation film created by talented ShihChieh Chiu, an animated filmmaker.  His story will take you and your young learners on an adventure. Here is the word list I have put together for this short animation movie.  Click Quizlet Word List link below and listen to the words/phrases. Quizlet Word

Read more

Craft Time for Language Learning Black Sesame Ladybug

The most amazing time when I teach Chinese to children is when we have activity time, game time, story time, hands-on experiment time, and craft time!  I want to involve the children and provide them constant comprehensible Chinese language input.  I talk a lot in class and I use Chinese to communicate with the little kids.  I speak Chinese constantly and I use the the theme words repeatedly so the young language learners can hear the same

Read more

Chinese Culture for Kids Series: Exploring Chinese Culture with Kids

China, the oldest civilization on earth has so much for us to explore.  The resources that I included here will take us on an adventure with the Chinese language, festivities, food, music, art, architecture, philosophy, traditions, medicine, martial arts, and more.  Here are the tools for you to use in your daily Chinese session at home or at school.  Listening, speaking, reading, and writing will be enhanced with hands-on cultural projects and multimedia experience.  Enjoy! Hello, China

Read more

Chinese Culture for Kids Series: Hungry Ghost Festival and the Ghost Month Meet Halloween and Day of the Dead

The seventh month on the lunar calendar is “ghost month” and it has many taboos such as kids should not swim in the river, wedding should not be held during this time, and moving or buying a house is prohibited.  Even though many young Chinese do not follow these tradition any more there are still many Chinese people do.  With the Halloween getting popular in Chinese culture, the Ghost month now seems more fun for kids than

Read more

Chinese Culture for Kids Series: 七夕Qi Xi – Story about Chinese Valentine’s Day

Chinese culture for kids series:  Chinese Valentine’s Day. Chinese Valentine’s Day is known as “七夕 Qi Xi” in Chinese.  Do you see a bridge formed by “magpies” -xǐ què 喜鵲 (traditional Chinese) | 喜鹊 (simplified Chinese) in the night sky on the day of 七夕 (Qi Xi)?  Is it raining?  七夕 Qi Xi is the evening of the 7th day of the 7th lunar month.  “七夕 Qi Xi” falls on August 28 this year (2017). Qi Xi

Read more

Chinese Culture for Kids Series: The Mid-Autumn Festival, the Moon Fairy, and Mooncakes: Story, Recipe, Song, and Printables

Chinese Culture for kids

The origin of the Mid-Autumn Festival The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival or “Zhōng Qiū Jié” (中秋節) occurs on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month each year (falling in September or October on our familiar solar calendar).  Because this holiday is based on the lunar calendar, where it falls on the solar calendar varies from year to year.  For example, in 2015 the Mid-Autumn Festival falls on September 27th.  In 2017, it was on October 4th  and

Read more

Chinese for Kids: Solar Eclipse Coloring Page, Task Cards and More

We are excited about Solar Eclipse 2017!  Learning Chinese with total solar eclipse is fun! I hope you find it exciting as you are learning Chinese or teaching Chinese to young learners.  We have prepared some tools for your science observation for this amazing event if you are located in northern American.  Some people will see total solar eclipse and some will see partial solar eclipse.  Where are you located and what are you going to see? 

Read more
Page 1 of 1712345...10...Last »