Language Unit: The Solar System

Language Unit: The Solar System

Space exploration is easily one of the best ways to capture your kids’ curiosity in science. So why not combine our solar system and your target language into a single lesson? While diving into astronomy vocabulary may sound daunting, I came up with a simple...
Learning Chinese with Children’s Songs in Cantonese & Mandarin

Learning Chinese with Children’s Songs in Cantonese & Mandarin

About a month ago, I stumbled onto this article on InCulture Parent, written by Fiona Falcone. Fiona was a new mom and determined to teach her son Cantonese despite the fact that she had forgotten much of what she had learned as a child. (Wait, did I just find my...
Introducing Chinese Characters

Introducing Chinese Characters

Over the winter, I decided that it would be a great time to introduce my 4 and almost 3 year old sons to recognizing and possibly writing Chinese characters. Just to remind you, my Cantonese speaking capability is about the level of a 3 year old. I’m a pretty...
Raising Global Citizens through International Travel & Cuisine

Raising Global Citizens through International Travel & Cuisine

Bee is a cookbook author, recipe developer and also runs the largest Asian recipe website with over 750 delicious recipes and mouthwatering food photography. She strives to teach her 4 year old son to be multi-lingual in Asian languages such as Mandarin Chinese. She...