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How to turn children’s “mistakes” into learning opportunities?

Children make mistakes, and we all make mistakes. The difference is that when...

How to teach kids 12 Chinese zodiac animals?

Chinese zodiac includes 12 animals: Rat/鼠, Ox/牛, Tiger虎, Rabbit/兔, Dragon/龙,...

Why Raise Money-smart Kids and Practice Intentional Parenting? My 2021 Resolutions!

Happy 2021 my friend. I’m back! After a long break, I feel supercharged and...
How to teach kids 12 Chinese zodiac animals?

How to teach kids 12 Chinese zodiac animals?

Chinese zodiac includes 12 animals: Rat/鼠, Ox/牛, Tiger虎, Rabbit/兔, Dragon/龙, Snake/蛇, Horse/马, Goat/羊, Monkey/猴, Rooster/鸡, Dog/狗,  Pig/猪. According to the Chinese Zodiac, it’s now the year of Ox (牛年) after the 12th February 2021. So, I'm going to share how I teach my...

Pete the Cat Saves Christmas in Chinese + FREE Resources

Pete the Cat Saves Christmas in Chinese + FREE Resources

Pete Saves Christmas is what I picked to translate and share with you this week. In my previous two posts: how to teach kids five fingers + hand in Chinese and FREE Christmas activities with Chinese and English for kids, I've promised that I'll give your one more...

How to teach kids FIVE FINGERS + HAND in Chinese?

How to teach kids FIVE FINGERS + HAND in Chinese?

Five fingers Chinese resource is what I created this week to share with you for FREE in the spirit of Christmas. It's also the week-two marathon giveaway that I promised in my last week's post: FREE Christmas activities with Chinese and English for kids. So if you...

FREE Christmas Activities with Chinese and English for Kids.

FREE Christmas Activities with Chinese and English for Kids.

Chinese Christmas activity with English can be an excellent great way for bilingual kids to play and learn Chinese. It’s even better when it’s FREE! Being in Perth, I feel incredibly grateful and appreciative to be able to have our safe, peaceful, and no-virus...

The Sun and the Wind – Simple but Powerful Story in Chinese!

The Sun and the Wind – Simple but Powerful Story in Chinese!

Reading stories in Chinese is one of the best ways to teach bilingual kids Chinese at home. The Sun and the Wind (Usborne First Reading)  is the story I picked to translate and read in Chinese this week. It’s a simple but powerful story that’s originated in one of...

How to NAIL the Pinyin sounds by playing the Pinyin Poker?

How to NAIL the Pinyin sounds by playing the Pinyin Poker?

Pinyin sounds is the first step for your child to learn Mandarin (the speaking form of the Chinese language). Followed by nailing Pinyin and the tones, your child can effortlessly work on the BLENDING of the Pinyin alphabet sounds into syllables. Every Chinese...

How to expand children’s geography knowledge in Chinese?

How to expand children’s geography knowledge in Chinese?

Expand children's geography knowledge in Chinese doesn't need to be boring. Since I created a set of bilingual geography learning resources a couple of months ago, I've been working on how to expand my daughter's geography knowledge in Chinese. If this is your first...

The Forbidden City – Story in Chinese for Kids

The Forbidden City – Story in Chinese for Kids

 The Forbidden City (故宫) is the Chinese story I picked to read for kids this week. In the story, a little boy called Xiao Ming (小明) would take us back to the Qing Dynasty (清朝) and met the little emperor(小皇帝), who’s going to show Xiao Ming around the palace. The...

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Thanks for stopping by. I’m Panda Mama Maggie, a Chinese-Aussie mum to a little bilingual girl, a former interpreter, now an Australian accountant (MIPA), and a blogger. Chinese is my 1st language. We’re a family of three living in Perth, Australia. This is my personal blog. I use it to document, share and inspire liked-minded parents in HOMESCHOOLING CHINESE, raising MONEY-SMART KIDS, and practising INTENTIONAL PARENTING.  More about us …

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