The Fudan 5: A Chinese American Tangram Tale For Kids is a children’s illustrated book by Stacy Shaneyfelt, Alex Liu and Jacqueline Machado. A Tangram is a Chinese geometrical puzzle consisting of a square cut into seven pieces which can be arranged to make various other shapes.
This book not only gives you a glimpse into a small part of Chinese culture, but the concept of a Tangram will also help them learn a bit about polygon problem solving and logical thinking as they create new animals along with Alex.
Accompanied with more than 10 post reading activities, join Alex asyour child learns a little bit more about Chinese culture including a few Chinese words as well as few new English words to add to their vocabulary.
Overall, this book is fun yet informative and will help get your child interested in learning something new without feeling like it’s just another lesson.
Melina L. 🦄