Learn Action Words in Chinese through Game


Learn Action Words (动词) in Chinese through Game!

It has always been Preschool Resources’ aim to cultivate children’s interest in Chinese Language. This set of printable is created by Mummy Janice with this in mind.

You can download the activity by just ClICK HERE

Objectives

  1. Learn Action Words (动词) in Chinese.
  2. Cultivate interest in Chinese Language.
  3. Learn Chinese through play.

How to Play?

  1. Print the template.
  2. You may laminate to last longer.
  3. You may choose to get your child to draw a card or tape the cards on the floor.
  4. Get the ball rolling and start the game!!

If you choose to Draw a card:

  • Start by getting your child to draw a card.
  • Point to the picture on the card.
  • Say the name of the ocean animal.
  • Read the statement.
  • Demonstrate how your child can do the action. Have them copy you and then move to the next card.

Alternatively, let your child be creative, decide the action and you can join in the fun.

If you choose to Tape the cards:

  • Tape the cards on the floor. Try to spread them around the room so that you have sufficient space for each action play.
  • Start by walking around (or running) to each card with your child.
  • Point to the picture on the card.
  • Say the name of the ocean animal.
  • Read the statement.
  • Demonstrate how your child can do the action. Have them copy you and then move to the next card.

Alternatively, let your child be creative, decide the action and you can join in the fun.

The Action Words (动词):

1.鲨鱼在海里游来游去

– Swim like a shark!

shark2.  螃蟹在挖沙子。

– Dig in the sand like a crab!

crab3. 鱼在水中吹泡泡。

– Blow bubbles and make faces like a fish!

fish

4. 海豚在水中跳跃。

– Jump in the ocean like a friendly dolphin!

dolphin

5. 水母把身体里的水喷出来才能游动。

– Shoot water like a jelly fish!

jelly-fish

6. 八抓鱼用它的触手抓东西吃。

– Eat like a greedy Octopus!

octopus7. 龙虾喜欢躲在海底。

– Hide like a lobster!

lobster

8. 蛤蜊很快的把壳关上。

– Open and close like a claim!

clam

9. 鲸鱼爱在海底唱歌。

– Sing like a whale!

whale

10. 海蜗牛在海底慢慢爬。

– Crawl like a sea snail!

snail

Alternative play:

Once all the cards are introduced.

  1. You may say the name of the animal and get your child to find it.
  2. You may say the action of the animal and get your child to find it.
  3. You may do the action of the animal and get your child to find it.
  4. You can add in fun by getting your child to throw a bean bag or ball to the card you want her to identify.
  5. You can even get your child hunting for the cards by hiding them!

This Chinese learning activity can have lots of variation by being creative and that is what made it so interesting. We hope your child will enjoy learning Chinese the fun way!

Content Source: Mummy Janice Ong
Edited By: Preschool Resources
The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of Preschool Resources.

 

 

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