小(xiǎo)金(jīn)鱼(yú) | Little Goldfish

(yáo)(yáo)(tóu)(bǎi)(bǎi)(wěi)
(yí)(chuàn)(shuǐ)(pào)(tǔ)(chū)(zuǐ)
(shuǐ)泡(pào)(shuǐ)(pào)(shuǐ)(shàng)(yóu)
(nà)(shì)(jīn)(yú)(de)(xiǎo)(pí)(qiú)

Fish are very quiet.

悠(yōu)悠(yōu)球(qiú) | Yo Yo ball

(yōu)(yōu)(qiú)(yuán)(liū)(liū)
(nán)(hái)(shǒu)(lǐ)(shàng)(xià)(zǒu)
(fēi)(shàng)(tiān)(dǒu)(yì)(dǒu)
(diào)(dào)(dì)(shàng)(fān)(gēn)(tou)

magic math mandarin

自理 | self care

(xiǎo)(niǎo)自(zì)己(jǐ)飞(fēi)

(xiǎo)(māo)(zì)(jǐ)(pǎo)

(wǒ)(shì)(guāi)(bǎo)(bǎo)

(bú)(yòng)(mā)(mā)(bào)

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This poem is about taking care oneself, and not having to rely on parents (all the time):

Little bird can fly on its own

Little kitten can start running on its own

I am a good child

Who does not need mom to carry

小(xiǎo)鸡(jī)争(zhēng)青(qīng)虫(chóng)

(xiǎo)(xiǎo)(jī)(zhēng)(qīng)(chóng)
(qīng)(zhòng)(xiǎo)(zhēng)(dé)(nǎo)
(yì)(biān)(yí)(gè)(xiàng)(bá)(hé)
(shèng)(xià)(liǎng)(zhī)(jī)(jī)(jiào)

If I were a chick I would love to eat a worm.  But if I were a worm I would be happy if i don’t get eaten and I would be screaming if a chick was chasing me!  aaaahhhhh!!!!!!!!

秋天好 | autumn is good

(qiū)(tiān)(dào)(qiū)(tiān)(hǎo)
(lán)(lán)(tiān)(kōng)白(bái)(yún)飘(piāo)
(bǎo)(bǎo)(tái)(tóu)(hā)(hā)(xiào)
magic math mandarin
Do you like fall?  I do because the trees have beautiful colors. 😆

Fall is here.  Fall is good.
Blue sky and white clouds.
The baby looks up and laughs.

蚂(mà)蚱(zha)说(shuō)媒(méi) | matchmaking grasshopper

(xiǎo)(mà)(zha)(qù)(shuō)(méi)
(shuō)(de)(shéi)?
(xiǎo)(hú)(dié)(de)(èr)(mèi)(mèi)
(chéng)(le)(ma) (juē)</sp an>撅(juē)(zuǐ)

magic math mandarin

小蚂蚱 is a grasshopper.  A grasshopper is a insect.

太阳花 | sunflowers

(duǒ)(duǒ)(tài)(yáng)(huā)
(zhāng)(zuǐ)(xiào)(hā)(hā)
(huā)(er)(huáng)(càn)(càn)
(yè)(zi)(dà)(yòu)(dà)

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This poem tells about sunflowers.

 

麻雀和狗 | sparrow and dog

(gǒu)(ér)(wǎng)往(wǎng)(tián)(yě)(pǎo)
(má)(què)(gēn)(tā)(kāi)(wán)(xiào)
(gǒu)(ér)(huí)(tóu)(qiáo)(yì)(qiáo)
(má)(què)(tóu)(shàng)(zhā)(zhā)(jiào)

This song is talking about a dog talking to a bird (a sparrow). In real life, dogs don’t talk with birds. Instead, they sometimes eat birds  😥

小(xiǎo)星(xīng)星(xīng) | little stars

(yì)(shǎn)(yì)(shǎn)(liàng)(jīng)(jīng)
(mǎn)(tiān)(dōu)(shì)(xiǎo)(xīng)(xīng)
(guà)(zài)(tiān)(shàng)(fàng)(guāng)(míng)
(hǎo)(xiàng)(wú)(shù)(xiǎo)(yǎn)(jīng)

This song is talking about stars that look like eyes. The sun is also a star!!  All children in the world know this little song originally composed by Mozart.

Twinkle twinkle little star,
How I wonder what you are! 
Up above the world so high
Like a diamond in the sky.
Twinkle twinkle little star
How I wonder what you are! 

鹦(yīng)鹉(wǔ) | parrot

(yīng)(wǔ)(dǒng)(lǐ)(mào)
(jiàn)(miàn)(shuō)(nǐ)(hǎo)
(yīng)(wǔ)(zhēn)(kě)(xiào)
(yī)(jù)(shuō)(dào)(lǎo)
(nǐ)(hǎo)(nǐ)(hǎo)

This poem is about a very polite parrot. Not only the 鹦鹉 needs to have manners.  We need to learn manners too!!  鹦鹉 means parrot.