Review: Language Art Fun, with Wendy – online craft class in Chinese

Language Art Fun are a series of classes run online for children, focussing on literacy through art, in target languages of Mandarin, Japanese, English or a combination of the three! One of the great rewards of participating in the Le Le Chinese Reading Challenge, is that everyone who completes the challenge of reading at leastContinue reading “Review: Language Art Fun, with Wendy – online craft class in Chinese”

Review: Bilin Academy – online classes in Chinese art, chess and more!

Bilin Academy is an online platform offering immersive extracurricular classes for children in Chinese, which cleverly integrate content and language learning in a fun package. Thanks to the recommendation of a like-minded parent in Singapore, we started online art classes with Bilin Academy in mid-2020, and have continued since then. My kids have enjoyed BilinContinue reading “Review: Bilin Academy – online classes in Chinese art, chess and more!”

The truth of raising bilingual children by two mums

Maggie and I met online. After chatting, we couldn’t help but realise how similar we are, yet so different when it comes to raising bilingual children. We’re like role reversals – an Aussie mum in Asia (that’s me) and a Chinese mum (Maggie) in Australia, each is doing the same thing – raising bilingual girls and blogging about it. Read more…..

Review: Koala Know online Chinese language classes

Koala Know is an innovative online Chinese language learning service, designed for children
– it’s engaging, cleverly designed, and competitively priced.

Bilingual craft ideas: Le Le Reading Challenge 2020

Literary craft ideas for preschoolers, based on the Chinese reading set of Le Le Books. Use recycled materials to make animal craft, food craft, weather, geography, puzzles and more, following the book themes.

Co-Curricular Classes for Kids Taught in Chinese available online and in Singapore

Co curricular activities which are taught in Chinese are great ways to give your children more language exposure…. learn about great music, dance, drama and art classes conducted in Mandarin in Singapore.

How to help a child 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.

Book Review: I Wonder (我想知道)

“I Wonder” (我想知道) authored by Singaporean Lynn Wong, sends a great message of support, written from the perspective of seeing a crisis (in this case, Covid) through the eyes of a child. There’s a message in there for all of us. Please support this amazing bilingual book charity effort.