KIDS CULTURE CORNER
Try learning one of the Chinese children’s songs listed on this site.
Lon Po Po, by Ed Young, is the Chinese version of Little Red Riding Hood.
The Seven Chinese Sisters, by Kathy Tucker, tells the story of six sisters with unique talents who must use them to save the seventh sister after she’s kidnapped by a dragon!
The Seven Chinese Brothers, by Margaret Mahy, is a retelling of the classic Chinese tale about a family of brothers who must work together to triumph over the corrupt emperor.
Dim Sum for Everyone!, by Grace Lin, is about a family with three daughters visiting a resaurant for a meal of dim sum. Childrean learn about Chinese culture and traditions.
Learn about games that Chinese children play, such as Nim, a counting game.
Kites have played an important role in Chinese history and culture. Learn more about them.
Learn how to make traditional Chinese dishes, such as Asian Egg Drop Soup and Egg Rolls.