・Understand the types and characteristics of dim sum. ・To enhance children’s knowledge about traditional food utensils by making steamers. ・To learn traditional Chinese morning tea culture by visiting a Chinese restaurant.
Due to the pandemic, many children have missed out on the opportunity to visit Chinese restaurants and enjoy tea, so they lack of knowledge the culture of drinking tea and eating dim sum. This activity allows children to understand the characteristics and types of dim sum and experience the exquisiteness of Chinese craftsmanship through the steamer-making activity. Children can learn about Chinese food culture by simulating restaurant visits, cultivating dietary skills, etiquette, and social skills.
・Learn about the traditional Chinese art of “Shadow Play”. ・Exploring the connection between light and darkness. ・Gain an understanding and appreciation for different shadow art performances.
Exploratory activities bring a lot of joy to children. By experiencing different sensory stimuli, they can learn about Chinese culture and the fascinating art of “Shadow Play”. This traditional folk art is a fantastic way to help children understand their heritage, while also cultivating their interest in art and a sense of national pride. During these activities, children are encouraged to interact with each other through observation, communication, discussion, co-production, and co-performance. This helps promote their language expression ability, creativity, and inquiry skills, which in turn encourages autonomy, independence, and the courage to tackle challenges.
Learn about the names and techniques used in traditional Chinese toys.
Discover how to play with spinning tops and balancing bamboo dragonflies.
Develop an attitude of love towards traditional culture and appreciation for artwork created by oneself.
Nowadays, children are proficient in using modern technology, but they may not be familiar with the toys and gadgets that were popular among ancient children. By engaging in interactive learning activities centered around traditional Chinese toys, we aim to educate children about these gadgets and help them appreciate the ingenuity of their ancestors. Not only do these simple and eco-friendly toys offer entertainment, but they can also bring joy and happiness.