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A New Year’s Reunion
This book captures the spirit of family reunion at the heart of Chinese New Year. Maomao’s father works far away and comes home only at Chinese New Year. When her father arrives, Maomao hardly recognizes him. But before long, the family is making sticky rice balls, hearing firecrackers outside and watching the dragon dance in the street.
Calligraphy Writing Kit
A high quality calligraphy set that includes 4 brushes, an ink stone, a wooden stamp, an ink slab, an ink stick, a brush rest and a water well, all presented in a nice gift box. This is a perfect set for beginners just starting to learn about the Chinese art of calligraphy.
Chinese Children’s Favorite Stories
Beautifully illustrated and well-translated, these are charming traditional folk tales that have been passed down for generations in China. Positioned for an international audience, the stories aren't overly stylized or mystical. These are simply great stories told well.
Chinese Fables: The Dragon Slayer and Other Timeless Tales of Wisdom
For thousands of years, Chinese storytellers have told stories about the value of virtues like honesty, respect, courage and self-reliance. Chinese Fables collects nineteen of these wonderful tales, some of them dating back to the third century, and retells them in contemporary English for a modern audience.
Chinese Junk Model
We struggled to find quality building sets for that age when kids like to assemble models of airplanes, the Titanic and the like. This Matchitecture from Family Games fits the bill. Build a classic Chinese junk, then marvel as you pull up pictures of the same boats still sailing in Hong Kong harbor.
Dollhouse Chinese Festival Food Set
A super cool addition to any doll house. This miniature food set includes favorites for all the major Chinese festivals like mooncakes for the Mid-Autumn Festival, a Tray of Togetherness for Chinese New Year, rice dumplings for the Dragon Boat Festival and more!
Handmade Chinese Tiger Head Shoes
We love these completely hand crafted tiger head shoes made from soft materials in bold, bright colors. They’re sized to fit baby boys and girls from 1-12 months old.
Handmade Cloth Tiger
This cloth tiger is a piece of traditional Chinese folk art that still works in a contemporary context. The tiger can protect the child from harm as a beautiful nursery decoration, then come down off the shelf as a toy when the baby starts to develop motor skills.
Lin-Lin Panda Bear
A soft, plush panda bear that you can pick up without having to visit Chengdu! A panda has got to be the ultimate Chinese stuffed animal baby gift.
As they sit under the night sky, a little girl listens to her Mama and Baba tell ancient tales of a magical tree that can never be cut down, the Jade Rabbit who came to live on the moon and one brave woman’s journey to eternal life. A perfect book for slightly older children who can understand the full scope of the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Teal Mandarin Doll Dress
One of our favorite examples of merging East and West in a children's toy. This is a traditional Chinese qipao sized to fit any American Girl doll, making it possible to act out Chinese New Year and holiday dreams.
Toy Chinese Dragon
Whether it's a book about sea creatures or Thomas the Tank, the first thing toddlers want to do after reading a book with Mom or Dad is go act out what they've just heard. Pair this finely-detailed dragon with any book containing traditional Chinese stories and you've set yourself up for hours of play.
Traditional Chinese Bakery Kit
This fun-packed kits creates a replica of a traditional Chinese bakery, providing a great introduction to Chinese architecture and village life. Additional kits are available to build a traditional tavern, tea house and snack shop.
Traditional Chinese Kite
Kite making is a traditional Chinese folk art and kite flying is an activity enjoyed during many traditional Chinese festivals. Use this colorful butterfly kite to brighten any nursery, then take it off the wall and let it soar once your kiddo is ready.
Traditional Chinese Snack Bar Kit
This fun-packed kits creates a replica of a traditional Chinese snack shop, providing a great introduction to Chinese architecture and village life. Additional kits are available to build a traditional tavern, tea house and bakery.
Traditional Chinese Tea House Kit
This fun-packed kits creates a replica of a traditional Chinese tea house, providing a great introduction to Chinese architecture and tea culture. Additional kits are available to build a traditional tavern, steamed bun shop and snack shop.