Funny Comics That Make You Hungry
Encourage bilingual reading through funny comics about super cute dumplings! The award-winning Dim Sum Warriors Comic Read App has been certified for high pedagogical quality by Education Alliance Finland.
It’s our TIGER YEAR DOODLE DATE—because we 🐅老虎 you!
How to draw funny food characters mixed with Chinese New Year stuff—Hongbao sandwiches? Pineapple tart lions? Sausage firecrackers?—not only will kids get to draw these along with our cartoonist, our teachers will also teach you what your crazy combinations are called in Chinese!
PLUS: We’ll be holding a lucky draw during the event and everyone who’s registered gets a chance to win a prize!
Date: SATURDAY, 29 JANUARY 2022
Time: 10-10.45 am (Singapore time)
For our US friends, that’s Fri January 28th, 2022 @ 6-6.45 pm (US Pacific Standard Time)
Sign up NOW and you’ll also get a FREE 6-month subscription to the award-winning Dim Sum Warriors app!
Registration closes 27 January, so don’t dawdle!
HOW TO DRAW
Drawing is really helpful in kids’ development – whether for literacy, problem-solving, emotional control or creativity! And we have a hilarious collection of videos that will not only teach your kids how to draw things that will amuse them, but also impart some Chinese vocabulary while at it!
Drawing can be very helpful for our kids’ development. Read Yen Yen’s blog post and see what she’s learned from her daughter’s artistic journey.
On 9 October 2021—to celebrate Children’s Day in Singapore—we held a special webinar with BigV SG titled “Better Communication for Parents and Kids“. This post recaps the event with 5 really useful takeaways.
Check out some hilarious Halloween photos of Colin, Yen Yen and their daughter! Read Yen Yen’s blog post to learn how Halloween came to have a special meaning for her family.
Check out our blog for articles and features on helping kids with Chinese at home, the connection between drawing and learning, how to motivate and inspire your kids, the usefulness of reading aloud, comics, videos and much, much more.
Your kids will read Chinese stories willingly!
Yes, it’s possible with funny comics!
Like you, we’ve had too many learning experiences that make us feel bad about ourselves with our second language—in our case, Chinese.
It’s gotten to the point that many of us start to believe we’re just “naturally bad” in Chinese or languages. But it doesn’t have to be that way!
Imagine your kids picking up a book in Chinese and enjoying reading it.
Yes, it’s possible—with DIM SUM WARRIORS!
The Dim Sum Warriors Learning System is based on cutting-edge research into literacy, linguistics and pedagogy, and constructed by education experts and award-winning artists to make learning languages a joyful experience.
GET STARTED WITH DIM SUM WARRIORS—It’s Super Easy!
STEP ONE: DOWNLOAD OUR APP—You get a FREE 6-MONTH SUBSCRIPTION!
It’s super-easy to get your 6 MONTHS FREE SUBSCRIPTION to our DIM SUM WARRIORS Bilingual Comic Reader APP!
1. Register for free username and password (click the button below!)
3. Log in with your username and password to open up ALL stories, ALL games and bilingual features, and ALL THE FUN!
*Note: Offer expires at midnight UTC+8 of 30 June 2022. Every month for the next 6 months, you will have a code applied at renewal to keep your app subscription FREE, i,e, you will be getting 1 month free six times. After 6 months, you will be asked if you wish to purchase a subscription. However, you may cancel your subscription at anytime. T&Cs apply. Please refer to our Terms & Conditions for details.
The DIM SUM WARRIORS Bilingual Comic Reader App
The DIM SUM WARRIORS App will delight your kids for hours with:
- Funny comics —toggle between English and Chinese easily!
- Actors reading the stories in both English and Chinese!
- Vocabulary-building games!
- Cutting-edge reading evaluation tech—record your voice, and get immediate feedback on pronunciation and fluency!
And you can have peace of mind–our App is designed by education experts and award-winning artists, and independently certified for high pedagogical quality by Education Alliance Finland, one of the world’s top edtech impact verification agencies!
We have brought our funny comics to thousands of kids through Dim Sum creativity workshops in their schools and elsewhere!
Our workshops and puppet shows include: Cartoon Drawing for Kids, How to Make Comics, Creative Chinese for Kids, Mandarin for Kids.
We’ve also partnered with organisations like the Speak Mandarin Campaign, the Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism, Asia Society Hong Kong Center and many others!
Look at what parents, educators, experts and kids
are saying about Dim Sum Warriors!
“My 7-year-old daughter keeps re-reading the Little Dim Sum Warriors books. She thinks they’re really funny, and she laughs every time she reads them.”
YEO YANN YANN 杨雁雁
Winner of the Golden Horse Award for Best Actress
The Dim Sum Warriors App gives plenty of freedom for practice: It’s easy to toggle from one language to another, limitless possibilities to listen and re-listen to the stories / words, possibility to look into a keyword more closely, a chance to record and listen to your own reading, with good feedback from the solution about the pronunciation. The Dim Sum Warriors Curriculum has:
1. Extensive, detailed and yet easy to access materials for educators to ensure successful learning experiences for the students.
2. Visually appealing and easy to use digital application to support and diversify the learning process.
3. Learning through stories that happens naturally and supports a bi-lingual approach
EDUCATION ALLIANCE FINLAND
“The students and staff at our school absolutely adore the Little Dim Sum Warriors books. They tick so many boxes for books that are in high demand by students and staff. They are funny, they are bilingual, and they are comic style picture books. Fantastic illustrations, brilliant text and a must have for all libraries!”
Director of Libraries, Dulwich College (Singapore)
“Dim Sum Warriors has provided a great platform for Chinese supplementary reading materials. My children love the stories and drawings and I find the quizzes and worksheets very helpful for learning. We thoroughly enjoyed watching the videos too. Comic characters that came out from our daily life, that’s something that kids can really connect to!”
KOH LENG LENG
Assistant Head, Faculty of Languages, ACS International
“It’s great because it can read to you and it can change the language and you can even record yourself reading the book.”
Dr. Woo Yen Yen, an English honors grad and former professor in New York went from being *that* student who ripped up her Chinese textbook to writing Chinese comics and a giant musical that toured 25 cities in China. She shares her journey and tips for getting her American-born daughter with zero Chinese to thrive in a Taiwanese public school where the instruction is completely in Chinese.
This is Part 3 of a lecture she gave in Mandarin as part of the 2020 Mother Tongue Language Symposium organized by Singapore’s Ministry of Education.
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