Chinese Fridge

Chinese School in New Jersey Celebrates 50 Years

For five decades, Mid-Jersey Chinese School has helped teach Chinese culture and language to children across central New Jersey, turning 50 years old this Chinese New Year. The school has invited members of the local community to join in a large celebration showcasing the school’s contributions, according to East Brunswick Patch. We at Chinese Fridge were

Chinese Fridge iPad App Update Coming

Hey Chinese Fridge fans, we wanted to let you know that an update to the app has been submitted so that it is officially out of beta testing. The app approval process generally takes a week, so you can expect Chinese Fridge to hit the app store live sometime around Friday, February 1. The app

Chinese School for Kids: Twitter’s Take

For a lot of overseas Chinese kids, Chinese school can be a real source of complaints. So many kids don’t want to spend their precious weekend hours learning Chinese. At the same time, however, many kids come to realize how grateful they are for these classes — especially as they grow older. It becomes almost

Chinese Alphabet for Kids Misconception

Author’s Note: If you’re looking for a Chinese alphabet that resembles English, check out our article explaining Pinyin. We’ve heard parents ask about a “Chinese alphabet for kids” a lot, and each time we have to clarify that Chinese traditionally doesn’t really have an alphabet. But while Chinese people don’t really use an alphabet, there

Conn. School’s Chinese Classes Up For Vote

A Connecticut school will soon offer Mandarin Chinese for kids to learn if the town’s school board agrees to a recommendation from the school superintendent, The Cheshire Citizen reports. Part of the reason for the suggestion is the recent trend for schools to start offering Chinese classes for kids. “Assistant School Superintendent Scott Detrick said he’s

7-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Mobile Game App Maker

A 7-year-old girl has become the youngest person to ever make a mobile game app, according to Mashable. First grade student Zora Ball’s game app premiered last month at the University of Pennsylvania’s Bootstrap Expo, which showcased projects built using the Bootstrap programming method that helps facilitate the app development process. We’re proud of Zora

Chinese Fridge iPad Game App Open for Beta Testing

We’re happy to announce the Chinese Fridge iPad app is now available for beta testing! Everyone in the general public is welcome to contact us to request an app store promo code that will allow them to download the beta version of the app for free. Promo codes are limited, however, so please apply as early

Why I Created Chinese Fridge

Many people have asked me why I decided to create Chinese Fridge — where the idea of a Chinese game for kids came from, how I created the app and what I hope to accomplish from it. The answer to all of these questions lies in my personal educational experience throughout my childhood and my