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Thursday, September 13, 2012

HK: Mandarin Playgroups, Toys, Apps and More (From Little Steps Asia)


Mandarin Lingo
Playgroups, Toys, Apps and More!
From Little Steps Asia article dated Sept 12, 2012

I'm happy to know that Little Steps Asia has done a lot of research for parents who wish to know appropriate schools/tools to learn Mandarin in HK. I hope the below would be useful to my followers as it is to us. :D Enjoy reading and more power to Little Steps Asia!

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Yi, er, san! Learning Mandarin can be as easy as 1, 2, 3 for your little sponges with the right tools. Whether you’re looking for a class or app for your kids to practice their language skills or want to get your  toddler interested early, we’ve collected the latest on it all so your little one will be in the know with Mandarin lingo!

MANDARIN PLAYGROUPS AND CLASSES:  
Easy English for Kids - Mandarin playgroup and tuition classes in Sai Kung, babies to 4 years
Jumpstart Mandarin Learning Centre - Mandarin playgroup in Sai Kung, toddlers +
Mandarin Town - Mandarin playgroup in the Mid-levels for babies and toddlers
Kids Land - Mandarin playgroup and class in Central, toddlers +
Fruitful Tree - Playgroup in Kowloon, 6 months to 6 years 
Jungleroo - offers Mandarin playgroups of many other classes in Mid-levels, toddlers +
Florenda - Mandarin playgroup and classes in Central and North Point, toddlers +
Tiny Tumblers (of PeKIP) - Movement courses for babies and toddlers in bilingual environment
Sun Kids - Mandarin playgroup in Happy Valley
Little Kingdom - Mandarin classes in Causeway Bay, babies +
Better Chinese / MSL Centers - Mandarin classes in Causeway Bay, toddlers +
Mandarin Munchkins - Playgroup in Central, Sheung Wan and Discovery Bay, toddlers +
Blossoms Education Centre - Playgroup in North Point
Hong Kong Mandarin School - Classes for kids (K1) on up!
ITS Tutorial School - Mandarin tutors
Mandarin Summer Camps & Interview Prep - For local/international students
Kids Talent Learning Center - Private tutors (P1-P6) and classes in Kowloon

EARLY CHILDHOOD SCHOOLS WITH MANDARIN PROGRAMS:

BOOKS AND ONLINE RESOURCES:
Primary Mandarin - Readers, flashcards, online games and more, ages 5+
Max and Mei Series - Learn Mandarin in Max and Mei's fun bilingual world of adventures!
The Pet Dragon - Learn Chinese calligraphy... old school style
Better Chinese - Readers, flashcards, games and classes, ages 2+
Childroad - Online Chinese reading for kids
Uzborne Everyday Words Chinese Flashcards - Available at Tiny Footprints

MANDARIN APPS:
 LoveChinese - Great fun for toddlers on up.
Kids Animal World – Good listening exercises for babies and toddlers; great music as well!
Lingu Pingu – Choose a theme and select objects to hear their name and sounds. 
Doodle Chinese - Gradually helps build Mandarin vocabulary 
Feed Me Chinese - Games covering math, shapes, numbers, time and pattern recognition
Kids Mandarin - Fun interactive games, all ages
Kids Learn Mandarin - Mandarin learning app developed by an HK mama!
Rye Studio Apps - Mulan and more.

1 comment:

cris said...

You're in HK pala ulit.