Category: Learning activities

Printable – Chinese Word Learning Record Sheet

(((FREE printable at the end of the page))) I teach J some Chinese every day after school. Sometimes he learns some new words. But he doesn’t always remember them. So I designed a little recording sheet to jot down the words he learnt, which… Continue Reading “Printable – Chinese Word Learning Record Sheet”

printable – indoor scavenger hunt

UPDATED ON 9 MAY 2021 WITH EXTRA VERSIONS There are many Scavenger Hunt printable available on the market but you rarely find one that is in Traditional Chinese – English AND Cantonese – English. This Scavenger Hunt is an excellent way to learn vocabulary… Continue Reading “printable – indoor scavenger hunt”

printable – low prep colour card game

This is essentially a domino game to learn colours in Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and English, but it can also turn into other fun card games too. Please see the product details here . You will also find details on how to play with… Continue Reading “printable – low prep colour card game”

More on Bilingual Visual Schedule Chart

When I designed it I didn’t know it would worked THAT well on J. A few days ago, I added a section of “Don’t Forget”, “Well done” and “Responsibilities” next to his Daily Visual Schedule . This new section acts like a reminder for… Continue Reading “More on Bilingual Visual Schedule Chart”

Using laminating pouches to learn Traditional Chinese characters

I teach J Chinese at home. I noticed his writing has became much clearer and neater. One thing that he is struggling is remembering how to write the Chinese characters of the more advanced ones. So I thought of an idea to help him… Continue Reading “Using laminating pouches to learn Traditional Chinese characters”

Book recommendation – The Quest for the Crystal

It is half term in England. We do lessons from Oak National Academy everyday. We also have more time to read. J is reading The Quest for the Crystals again . It is a game book where you (the reader) can choose how the… Continue Reading “Book recommendation – The Quest for the Crystal”

Virtual lessons – Oak National Academy

Apart from the school videos as J’s standard virtual lessons at home, some of the parents from his school also recommend Oak National Academy , so a few days ago I watched some of their videos first before letting J to watch them, and… Continue Reading “Virtual lessons – Oak National Academy”

Printable – Lunar New Year

🌺Lunar New Year🌺 is around the corner, I have designed a 🎈FREE PRINTABLE🎈 ideal for preschoolers. This activity sheet is a superb way to help kids to learn to observe and work on their counting. It is a perfect activity to do with your… Continue Reading “Printable – Lunar New Year”

Free printable – Vocabulary graphic organiser

The schools in England are closed for most of the students. J stays home and has lessons using Microsoft Teams. The teachers recorded videos so we can watch them at our own pace. We have to do assignments everyday and upload them onto Teams.… Continue Reading “Free printable – Vocabulary graphic organiser”

Chinese homeschool – 我愛學語文 一上第一冊第一課 J’s version

So… I have been teaching J Chinese using the Chinese textbook I mentioned in the previous post. I am pleased to see J being able to read all the words in the passage until… (please watch the video till the end if you understand… Continue Reading “Chinese homeschool – 我愛學語文 一上第一冊第一課 J’s version”