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 – Chinese Culture series
One hundred Chinese phrases lead to 100 cultural topics in this series. You can have a general understanding of Chinese culture from Dragon to Kung Fu, and from Chinese medicine to Confucius. Each video is under three minutes long and it is a culture learning resource that you can use in class and at home.
National Palace Museum
Exploring Chinese culture through Chinese art. This is a great resource for virtual art tour with your young world citizen at home!
Also make sure you visit the National palace Museum website for more fun.
ABC of Chinese
There are four videos in this series to give you an quick introduction to the formation of Chinese characters.
A Bite of China
A documentary series on Chinese food and cooking in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Watch the Chinese edition with Chinese subtitle below
Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum is home to more than 18,000 works of art from over 40 Asian countries.
Emperor’s Treasures: Exploring Taiwan
More Wonderful Resources to Explore China and Chinese Culture
Marie’s Pastiche: Our Year of Exploring China in a Nutshell:
This is a fantastic series for homeschooling and every family!
Kid World Citizen: Chinese New Year collection –
Check out a great collection of craft projects, books, and presentations from Becky!
Time for Kids: China.
National Geographic Kids: China.
More in the Chinese Culture for Kids Series: