Fun Story at Chinese New Year for Kids: Celebrating is Hard Work!

Fun Story at Chinese New Year for Kids: Celebrating is Hard Work!

Chinese New Year for Kids: Celebrating is Hard Work! When we were living in New York City and feeling very homesick around Chinese New Year, I found myself looking for a funny picture book featuring the activities and traditions of Chinese New Year for kids that I...
5 Best Chinese Animation Movies for Kids

5 Best Chinese Animation Movies for Kids

Chinese animation movies are great for helping kids who are learning Chinese get immersed in the language while having fun! We chose these five movies because many kids in the Chinese-speaking world have watched these films.  If your children are learning Chinese,...
What I Never Knew About the Chinese New Year Red Envelope While Growing Up

What I Never Knew About the Chinese New Year Red Envelope While Growing Up

Introduction Growing up, the most exciting part of Chinese New Year for me was always the Chinese New Year Red Envelope or Red Packet—the 红包  hóngbāo! On the eve of Chinese New Year, it is a common practice for families to gather to have 团圆饭  tuányuán fàn or reunion...
3 Reasons Why the Dim Sum Warriors Books are NOT Designed to follow a Reading Levels Chart

3 Reasons Why the Dim Sum Warriors Books are NOT Designed to follow a Reading Levels Chart

Many classrooms employ reading levels charts for their students,  but up-to-date research is showing that this way of regulating students’ reading doesn’t have strong scientific evidence to support it. This is why we have deliberately shied away from...
Teachers of Chinese ELLs or Emergent Bilinguals, You Are Invited!

Teachers of Chinese ELLs or Emergent Bilinguals, You Are Invited!

Dear Teachers of Chinese ELLs or Emergent Bilinguals: I have bilingual stories that will be great for your students and I want to get these stories to your kids——FREE! Please get in touch with me as soon as possible at yenyen@dimsumwarriors.com. Chinese ELLs or...
Happy Dongzhi Festival

Happy Dongzhi Festival

Happy Dongzhi Festival! 冬至快乐!冬至快樂! It’s the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, and people in China or of ethnic Chinese heritage everywhere are celebrating Dongzhi Festival or 冬至 Dōngzhì, which literally means “Winter’s Extreme”. I...
正月調 15 Commandments of Chinese New Year 2022

正月調 15 Commandments of Chinese New Year 2022

THE 15 COMMANDMENTS OF CHINESE NEW YEAR 2022! Here’s a super fun chant for you for Chinese New Year 2022! The first day will be February 1st this year! Heard the song ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’? Well, we just learned that there’s a Chinese equivalent! Though...
LUNAR NEW YEAR 2022: Popular Livestream Cartooning Program Just Opened For Schools to Book!

LUNAR NEW YEAR 2022: Popular Livestream Cartooning Program Just Opened For Schools to Book!

Get Your Students to Draw Cartoons and Learn Chinese This Lunar New Year 2022! For Lunar New Year 2022, Dim Sum Warriors has a creative and fun Chinese New Year Livestream Activity that you can now book for your school! ****Book quickly because we only have 6 slots...