Games

Kids love games and love to play them on devices.  The best thing about online games is that you can play them by yourself at home.

Hello-World

Level: Junior

Simply designed visual interactive games using basic vocabulary.  Young learners can play counting, tic-tac-toe, Mr. Potato head, among many others.  The directions are all in Chinese--a big plus if a bit confusing at first. Just like in real life, you can figure out the basic gist with trial and error.

i-lab

Level: Intermediate

Very intuitive games like memory, matching, and Snakes and Ladders are organized by vocabulary units. The timed maze is a good listening challenge for older learners.

Games Learn Chinese

Level: Intermediate to advanced

Graphic listening exercises featuring an HSK--the official Chinese language proficiency test--curriculum.  Also includes pinyin, radicals, and character recognition portions.