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House of Knowledge_Tips For Raising A Multilingual Child

March 24, 2017 • General, Kids

Is it estimated that between 60-70% of the population of the world speaks two or more languages. In a world that is shrinking due to globalization, being multilingual is not only essential but also studies have shown multilingualism to be beneficial to social, cognitive and health aspects of one’s life. Moreover, recent research at Concordia […]

British Museum’s exhibition

The British Museum’s ‘A History of The World in 100 Objects’

March 14, 2017 • Explore, General, Kids

This article was originally published on The Beijinger. History and art enthusiasts, brace yourself, because this spring is going to be lively. Maybe many of you already went to the National Museum of China to see the Invention of Louvre, which presented 126 treasures all the way from the Louvre in Paris. If you haven’t yet, you’ve […]

Color Run

Color Run is back!

February 24, 2017 • Explore, Kids, Lifestyle

Get ready to Dream in Colors! The Color Run Dream World Tour 2017 Beijing is now available to sign up. This year will be held at June 17th at Beijing Fengtai Garden Expo, and sure will takes you to a world where anything is possible and inspires you to make the dreams reality in this […]

Ski resorts around Beijing

December 20, 2016 • Expat Tips, Explore, Kids

Skiing is one of Beijing’s most popular winter activities due to the number of high-quality ski resorts in the area. Spending time with your kids, taking part in winter activities such as snowball fights and snow sculptures, and enjoying nature can provide a unique and wonderful experience only a short trip from Beijing. The 8 […]

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Free Event: Chinese Paper-Cutting & Chinese Knots

December 8, 2016 • Explore, General, Kids

Break up the mid-winter monotony with a little fun and a Chinese theme celebration featuring Chinese New Year decorations. We invite you to spend an afternoon with us at the BICC center in Shunyi for Chinese paper cutting and tying Chinese knots. It originated from the 6th century when women used to paste golden and […]

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How to best transition from Kindergarten to Elementary – House of Knowledge

December 7, 2016 • Expat Tips, Kids

After this New Year, many parents of kindergarten-aged children returning or moving to Beijing will start to consider where their child will go to school. It is important as a parent you have a very clear understanding of the elementary curriculum that the school you are interested in uses. If you are staying at the […]

BICC

Beijing International Chinese College- Climbing Event

December 7, 2016 • Expat Tips, Kids

2017 is coming soon and it’s time to make new resolutions, if yours is to learn Chinese and know more about Chinese culture, then you are at the right place. We (BICC – Beijing International Chinese College) are a professional educational institution devoted to the international promotion of Chinese Mandarin Language and Culture. Our school has 3 campuses […]

Beijing Outdoor Pools

10 Outdoor Pools in Beijing

June 28, 2016 • Expat Tips, Explore, Kids, Lifestyle

In a big city like Beijing it can be difficult to find a pool to hang around when the temperatures are rising and you wish yourself away on a beach or a pool. We have been on a journey for you and discovered the Beijing best outdoor pools that will most certainly bring you a […]

Summer camps

Beijing Summer Camps 2016

June 27, 2016 • General, Kids

Beijing offers summer camps for your children to be involved in summer programs that help to teach your children many different things.  From simple language camps to getting them ready for SAT testing and scholastics, Beijing offers at least one camp you may be interested in. Along with learning scholastics, your children can enjoy a […]

Weekend Getaway Beach

A perfect beach trip for the weekend!

June 22, 2016 • Expat Tips, Explore, General, Kids

  Forget what you have heard and read about Beidaihe. Beidaihe is 300km far from Beijing and normally known as a very crowded tourist destinations. But like all tourist places all over the world, you always have a small spot of peace & quite in a sea of tourists.  While it may not be Boracay, Phuket or Bali, the beach at Beidaihe in the […]

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