Friday, January 22, 2010

NEW: Bilingual English and Mandarin Chinese Number Blocks for Infants and Toddlers

You may have seen this post on our blog for Infants and Toddlers, but just in case... These fabulous blocks are handmade in Maryland, USA, by us at Montessori House!

Here's the description from our Montessori House Etsy store:
We lovingly hand-craft our wooden blocks here in Maryland. The blocks are made using hand tools and Crayola markers with an organic olive oil rubbed finish.

This set of ten blocks introduces the Chinese characters for numbers from 1 to 10 along with numerals, pinyin (the English language pronunciation for the Chinese characters), and quantity dots.

The characters are etched with hand tools into the wood, which is then sanded to a soft finish with rounded edges and corners. Your child will enjoy tracing the engravings as he or she learns to associate the quantities with the bilingual characters.

The numerals are colored green corresponding to the Montessori math system.

Safe for infants and toddlers of all ages.

Visit us at Montessori House for more Mandarin Chinese learning material for children.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Beginning Mandarin Chinese for Children by Montessori House

This binder introduces your child to important words using Chinese characters, English translations,
and pinyin with tones.

A serious study guide designed for the Montessori classroom, this program includes over 70 pages that include single pages for drills and tracing, large characters for tracing, and other material that your child can begin using intuitively and easily.

No experience with Chinese needed to help your child use this course! So, dive on in if you are interested in helping your child learn Chinese. This is also a wonderful place to start for beginners of all ages.

Whether you are officially homeschooling your child or just looking to give him or her a head start with languages, this is an easy-to-use and enjoyable program that will provide your child with a great introduction to Chinese as well as help him or her learn how to start learning a foreign language.

Buy this Montessori Beginning Chinese course for Children on the Montessori House site.