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Story Time: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Welcome to Miss Panda’s Reading Playground Miss Panda is reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar Chinese edition today! Book Title: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Author: Eric Carl Language: Chinese edition. Audio: Follow the eating adventures of the “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” – in Mandarin Chinese with Miss Panda. Pinyin Support:  Download The Very Hungry Caterpillar pinyin support to go with the book and read along! Learning Theme: This is a language-rich book involving days of the week, fruits

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Chinese for Kids Series: Happy Chinese New Year of the Sheep from Jeremy Lin

  Here is a Happy Chinese Lunar New Year greetings video in Mandarin Chinese from NBA Star, Jeremy Lin!  The NBA will be celebrating Chinese New Year with the “Surprise Door” television commercial featuring the Golden State Warrioir’s Stephen Curry, the Houston Rockets’ James Harden, the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade, and the Los Angeles Lakers’ Jeremy Lin paying a surprise visit to a Chinese family.  This TV spot will be on air in China and in the

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Sing to Learn Chinese: Sing “Eensy Weensy Spider” in Mandarin Chinese!

Let’s sing “Eensy Weensy Spider” together in Mandarin Chinese! This classic children’s favorite will have your child singing Chinese in minutes.   Let’s learn the Chinese phrases together…:   Xiǎo xiǎo zhī zhū… – 小小蜘蛛… – (The) eensy weensy spider… pá shàng le shuǐ guǎn. – 爬上了水管. – went up the water spout. Xià yǔ, xià yǔ… – 下雨, 下雨… Down came the rain… xiǎo zhī zhū diào xià lái. – 小蜘蛛掉下來. – and washed the spider

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Sing to Learn Chinese: Miss Panda’s Happy Chinese Playgroup – “Ni Hao” & “Numbers” Songs

Let’s sing the “Ni Hao” (Hello!) and “Numbers” songs with Miss Panda! (These two songs are also included in the “Let’s Learn Mandarin Chinese with Miss Panda!” audio CD/MP3 album.) Singing, dancing, and finger play are lots of fun for young children.  Kids enjoy rhythmic patterns and music.  It is a joyful shared experience when we sing with our little ones.  We clap our hands, stomp our feet, jump up and down to express the fun we are

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Sing to Learn Chinese: Miss Panda’s Happy Chinese Playgroup – Sing “London Bridge” in Mandarin Chinese

  Let’s sing “London Bridge” together in Mandarin Chinese!  I created the movements for this song for my daughter when she was only a few months old. The first time we did this she was only a tiny bug and I was holding her on my knees.  She was giggling and giggling and we really had fun.  Now she is much taller and bigger and it is impossible to hold her facing me on my knees but

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Miss Panda’s Reading Playground – “Goodnight Moon” – in Mandarin Chinese

“Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd Taiwanese Chinese edition (Mandarin Chinese with Traditional Characters) Reading a familiar book in a second language is a routine you can have with your child at home, perhaps as a bed time story.  Young children enjoy the repetition of the stories they already know and it is a wonderful way to introduce early reading in a second language. My son loved “Goodnight Moon” so much as a baby that

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Miss Panda’s Reading Playground – “Good Night, Gorilla” – in Mandarin Chinese

“Good Night, Gorilla” by Peggy Rathmann “Good Night, Gorilla” – “Wǎn ān dà xīng xīng” is a cute story with a lot of vocabulary potential. At the basic level children can learn the animal words, and how to say “good night.”  If you know the color words you can review color words with this book too.  Look at the keys on the key ring.  What colors do you see?  How about the moon?  What is the color of the

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Miss Panda’s Reading Playground – “Dear Zoo” – in Mandarin Chinese

“Dear Zoo” by Rod Campbell   This is a great book for language-learning with its simple story and repetition of words and sentences.  Children can easily review and learn the describing words for each animal. Fun words to remember: 1. Pet – Chǒng wù 寵(宠)物 2. Animal – Dòng wù 動(动)物 Thought question: If the zoo sent you a baby panda for a pet what would you do? 1. I will send it back. – Wǒ bǎ

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Miss Panda’s Reading Playground – “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” – in Mandarin Chinese

“Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin Jr. with illustrations by Eric Carle Background music: Les crocodiles mangent aussi les bonshommes Wizzards (Circus Marcus) / CC BY-NC 3.0   “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin and Eric Carle is a joyful read in any language!  This is a great book for language-learning with its simple story and repetition of words and sentence patterns.  Children can easily review and

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Miss Panda’s Reading Playground – “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!” – in Mandarin Chinese!

Miss Panda reads children’s favorite “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!” in Mandarin Chinese! With this installment of “Miss Panda’s Reading Playground” kids can practice telling the Pigeon “Bù xińg / 不行!” (“No!”) Watch, listen and have fun! If you have a favorite children’s book that you would like me to read in Mandarin Chinese send me a message to let me know. Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus! (Chinese Edition) [Hardcover]

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