Games

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Another New Game Art Update

Hey Chinese Fridge fans, just wanted to share another quick update on new art for the upcoming American Food vocabulary game!

In addition to the foods above, there are a few others that are sure to get your appetite for learning going.

We hope you’re as excited as us for the next app! Can you guess what the other food items will be?

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American Food Chinese Fridge: Sneak Peak for Next Game App

Hello Chinese Fridge fans! Sorry it’s been a while since the last update, we’ve been busy with some real world tasks and got a little distracted from this project.

That said, we’re happy to announce that things are moving forward quickly again and a new game covering American food vocabulary words is in the works! Here’s a sneak peak of some of the art.

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Cantonese Learning Game App Now Available

Finding a good Mandarin Chinese game app can be difficult, but finding a fun Cantonese learning app can be even more challenging. While Mandarin is our specialty, we made a free Cantonese learning app based on our Dim Sum game app because we’re based in America, where there has historically been a large number of Cantonese speaking Chinese communities in cities like San Francisco and New York.

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Dim Sum Chinese Game App Officially Released

吃飯! Time to eat! Our latest Chinese game app, Chinese Fridge Dim Sum, has officially been released on the iTunes App Store. As you can probably tell, this Chinese game app aims to teach kids fun dim sum vocabulary words.

As with the original Chinese Fridge app, this version also has game modes to help kids learn pinyin, simplified Chinese characters and traditional Chinese characters. In addition, new dim sum graphics, special blocks and sound effects bring new fun and ‘flavor’ to our game.

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Chinese for Kids: 10 Easy Ways to Learn Chinese

Chinese song for kids: Xiao bai tu

When it comes to Chinese for kids, parents are always looking for resources. Learning Chinese can be challenging for kids, and finding good, quality learning materials can be even more of a challenge. With that in mind, we’re always trying to make learning Chinese for kids as simple and accessible as possible. To help you in your quest to learn Chinese, here are ten quick ideas you can use to regularly improve your student’s Chinese:

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Dim Sum Chinese Fridge Game App Now In Beta

We’re happy to announce our Dim Sum version of the Chinese Fridge game app is now in beta for testing. We’re still working out some bugs, but for now we wanted to reward our blog followers with this sneak peek preview image of the game. Stay tuned in the next few weeks for the official release!

Dim Sum Chinese Fridge Game App for Kids to Learn Chinese

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Sneak Peak of Dim Sum Chinese Fridge Game App

Who’s hungry for some dim sum? Our next Chinese game app is in development and the topic is mouth watering!

Xia Jiao

To give you a little “taste” of what’s to come, check out this prototype art for shrimp dumplings, or 蝦餃 (xia jiao) in Chinese. We hope this next set of vocabulary will help kids learn Chinese characters and words for dim sum, but we can’t guarantee it won’t make them hungry, too!

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Free Learning Games for Kids Online

We recently discovered a useful website that features more than 272 educational games that are available online called Spree Games.

The games we tested out were all free to play online, and can be browsed by subject covering everything from Foreign Language (although nothing for learning Chinese as far as we can tell) to English, Science, Math, and much more.

The site is geared towards K-12 students, and also allows you to view games by age level and create lists of games by logging in and saving customized preferences.

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Chinese Fridge App Update Coming Soon!

Another update is around the corner for our Chinese game, Chinese Fridge. This update will add two new exciting special blocks to the game: Sheep Stampede and Ice Cubes.

Both Sheep Stampede and Ice Cubes special blocks have individual animation unique to each block. Be sure to update the iPad app if you have it already installed via the App Store — if not, get it! It’s free!

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