Growth in the number of people learning Mandarin as a second language is exploding. Find out how learning radicals--the building blocks of the Chinese language--is easier than you think. Cote Cote Page that stick.
Learning the names of family & relatives takes time in Chinese. There are MANY ways to address family depending on their relationship to you. Take a look at this Chinese family tree & kinship relationship system.
The Gingerbread Man. This was a really successful activity - first we read the book, brainstormed the adjectives, played a gingerbread man memory game, and then cooked gingerbread men. A wonderful afternoon the kids really enjoyed!