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[Chinese] Easy & fun reading activities

This post is on easy and fun activities to teach a young child to read Chinese characters. There’s a free flashcards download at the end too, so read on… Over the past two weeks, the family has fallen in love with this Chinese nursery rhyme — 老鹰捉小鸡 (translated as “the eagle catches the chick”). It’s catchy, related …

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[General knowledge flashcards] Popular Food in KL, Malaysia

Made a set of flash cards that my kids love. Malaysia is a place with a huge variety of interesting food, so these cards are very useful. Teaching objectives: Increase general knowledge on the food choices available at our city of residence: Our diet is mainly vegetarian at home and healthier choices outdoors, so we haven’t tried many …

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[Flashcards] Hardcopy or e-flashcards?

Q: What do you think of e-flashcards? Or should I stick to hard copy flashcards? To answer this question, we need to first explore the primary objectives of flashing cards to our children. To me, the primary purpose of flash cards is to activate the right brain (let the child love learning voluminously, read fast, …

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Free flash cards – math & games (Ten Green Bottles)

Recently, the younger kids love it when I sing “Ten Green Bottles”. So I was inspired to make a set of materials on this topic. The materials cover math quantity, numerals and senses / memory games cards. 1. Flashcards I drew one green bottle and replicated it. These are printed on A4 (or you may …

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[Flashcards] Which printer saves LOTSA time & money?

I’ve found a way to print flashcards and materials while saving LOTSA time and money. This is a common question that mummies at the recent home practice intensive workshops* asked, so here’re the details for all of you… Which printer? In the past, I’ve been using a HP photo inkjet printer. The quality is superb, …

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Flashcards & teaching multiple languages

Here’s how to teach baby multiple languages through flash cards and daily life… Q: Since there are several languages printed on the flash cards, how could we introduce at least the two main Asian languages to the kids in parallel? If the flashcards have both languages, I flash the same cards in English and Chinese on alternate days. …

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[Math flashcards] FAQs answered

Since launching The Ultimate Right Brain Math Program* 2 days ago, I’ve received many enquiries. Here are some of the answers for sharing… Q: What is the difference between the Shichida 63-Day Math Program and the Math Dot printables? A: The Math Random Dots printable consists of dots and numerals 0 to 100, which can be …

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How to boost child’s memory by reciting or singing

During the recent Home Practice Intensive Workshops*, I showed a video of Vee reciting flash memory and the parents were interested to learn more on how to achieve that. Young children learn easily through reciting or singing. These activities help to boost their memory power for efficient learning as they grow. Here are some tips… 1. …

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