Habbi Habbi is great as a “first Reading Pen”, for toddlers with a bilingual Chinese-English option, hardcover board books, and durable fun design.
Category Archives: Early literacy & character learning
How to teach a child to read Chinese (when you can’t speak it yourself)
How I taught my eldest daughter to read 1300+ Chinese characters within 6 months, as non-Chinese speaking parents.
iHuman 洪恩识字Chinese Reading Package and Pen: Review
iHuman Shizi 洪恩识字 is a wonderful Chinese literacy curriculum filled innovative graphics which has taught my children Chinese. There is a set of 130 physical picture books, with a reading pen to learn 1300 characters, which follows the app.
Best Chinese Levelled Reading Books
A quick comparison of five series of Chinese readers for children, to help in your journey of finding books for beginning readers. Compares Le Le, Sage, Scroll, Si Wu Kuai Du, and Pan Asia.
Sagebooks 500: Chinese Levelled Reader Review
Sagebooks taught my 2 & 4 year olds to read Chinese characters, and are either loved or hated by most. Here’s how we made a success of reading Sagebooks in our non-Chinese speaking family.
Le Le Chinese Review 樂樂文化 : Chinese Reading Pen and Character Learning System
Le Le Chinese is a series of highly-engaging children’ books which taught my child to read 1300+ characters in a fun way! It comes with a pen which can read the individual chinese characters.