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Expand Their World with Mandarin Lessons for Kids

Mandarin; Kids Writing Name of the Fruits for Practice

Mandarin is one of the most-spoken languages in the world, making it a smart choice if you’re trying to choose a foreign language for your child to learn. As the world continues to become more interconnected, knowing a foreign language can have serious advantages as your child grows. Plus, children who learn a foreign language also gain additional critical thinking and focus skills, which translates to better academic performance.

This Mandarin for kids book is perfect for parents to read and sing along to with their children. Each song is written in English, Mandarin and PinYin — a phonetic version of Mandarin.

This beginner Mandarin for kids option focuses on basic words for introductions and everyday items that children will easily recognize.

This Mandarin for kids study guide includes six pages that are divided into categories. Each word will show the Mandarin character and PinYin translation for easy reference.

This Mandarin for kids board book includes the English and Mandarin translations for each animal. Plus, each animal has a dedicated page and is brightly illustrated.

Expert Commentary

Young children easily absorb language skills, so introducing them to new languages early on is an excellent way to build these skills. These Mandarin books for kids are a great introduction to the language and may also teach adults something new.

Our Expert Consultant

Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


About The Author

Dorian Smith-Garcia

Dorian Smith-Garcia is a bridal and beauty expert/influencer and the creative director behind The Anti Bridezilla. She is a diverse writer across beauty, fashion, travel, consumer goods, and tech. When Dorian’s not writing she’s collecting stamps in her passport, learning new languages, or spending time with her husband and daughter.


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