Read the story to your child in English. If your child can read, ask them to read a highlighted/coloured word to you aloud. Then ask her to find a word in the same colour in Pinyin (this is the English version of Chinese words). Try to pronounce the word together. It really doesn’t matter if you aren’t 100% accurate – it’s just fun to have a go.
If you’d like to check your own pronunciation you can use Google translate ‘English to Simplified Chinese’. Type in the English word and it will show you the Pinyin and the character. Press... Read more
The artist was showing children at a primary school in Taiwan how to draw their own dragon boat. The children drew the Dragon Boats with not only some traditional characters but also their own imagination.
Why not have a go at drawing your own dragon boat or pop along to one of our workshops!
Can you find all the 12 animals of the Eastern Zodiac in Oxford? This map shows you some places to look. Some are real; some are statues. We think you can find them all.
Remember, Jade Rabbit was very good at disguise! Silly Billy may look like a Ram, or perhaps like a Unicorn! Five colour Dog turned into a handsome man with a face like a dog! Read about all the animals with Snowflake Books Animal Signs series.
When you find your animal tick the box and write where you saw it. There are... Read more
Click here to download the sheets and print them on A4 paper.
Do you know Jade Rabbit loves to wear different clothes wherever she goes? Do you know why Jade Rabbit has so many different clothes and often rides on different animals? The ancient legend from Old China will tell you why. Enjoy the fun craft activity with your children and dress up your own Jade Rabbit while reading the story from the book Jade Rabbit! Please watch the full video to learn how to make your own Jade Rabbit paper doll at... Read more
Snowflake Books love to help charities and so for Red Cross week starting 7th May, we have set up a fun little game. All you have to do is head over to our Facebook page and make sure you 'like' our page, look at our map and tell us where you think the cheeky monkey has hidden red roosters bow.
Click on one of the 5 options below, fill in your details then a link to donate will be sent to you and you... Read more