Chinese Songs for Kids: Sing and Learn Chinese Turkey in the Straw

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In this Chinese song for kids post, I want to introduce Chinese Turkey in the Straw from my Sing and Learn Chinese song collection. Children sing and learn from a very young age.  Studies have shown that singing to babies and toddlers help early language development, literacy skills and beyond.  November’s Chinese songs for kids is featuring Turkey in the Straw, a familiar tune that many children enjoy.  You can download Chinese song for kids: sing and

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Chinese for Kids: 11 Halloween Printable Chinese Play and Learn

Miss Panda Chinese | Chinese Halloween Prfintable

In this Chinese for kids series post we are sharing Chinese Teaching Resources for Halloween. When children are learning Chinese and Chinese culture every festival and culture holiday celebrated in the community that you live in are a good opportunity to connect the Chinese language and Chinese culture with the world.  Children can explore the similarities and the differences of world festivals.  “Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come

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Chinese for Kids: Chinese Halloween Bingo Printable and Count Like a Witch

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In this Chinese for Kids series I want to share with you the Chinese Halloween Bingo printable set from our Teaching Printable Library.  I also have a Teaching Unit: Chinese Halloween with flashcards, activity pages, and a short story.  When there is a holiday or festival it is a good idea to work the seasonl theme into the class.  So you will see me teach in Halloween style in October.  Take a look how My students and

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Bilingual Parenting Raising Bilingual Kids Bilingual Quotes

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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


In this Chinese culture for kids series post we are answering a question – Is there a Chinese Halloween?  In Chinese culture, the seventh month on the lunar calendar is “ghost month” and it has many taboos.  These taboos include that kids should not swim in the river, wedding should not be held during this time, and moving or buying a house is prohibited, just to name a few.  Even though many young Chinese do not follow

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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

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