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I realize this thread deals with on-line materials, but the large Xinhua 新华 book store in my part of Kunming had a whole section of books with the sort of content you are seeking. Chinese parents would take their kids there to stimulate learning in a non-classroom way. I also bought books there early on as an easy way of expanding my vocabulary.

 

Not all of it proved useful. Seldom did I need to know how to say "dolphin" in Chinese, but surprisingly enough "zebra" turned out to be extremely useful. (Quiz question: How did you use "zebra" in daily speech during your time in China?)

 

In the early part of this century, China was still "backwards" enough to have lots of physical, brick and mortar book stores. Book vendors with large displays on carts were also a frequent sight in parks on the weekend, sometimes in the lobby of a shopping plaza or just on the side of a road. Plenty of the material was educational stuff pitched at kids. 

 

Spoiler

斑马线 = zebra stripe crossing

 

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On 8/3/2022 at 12:25 PM, anonymoose said:

Seems to have all kinds of travel videos from China. Also has Chinese subtitles.

 

She goes to some interesting spots, but she does not speak very clearly. Not just an accent; she slurs her words. Careless speech. But she is a champion stair climber; would not be surprised to learn that she is part mountain goat. 

 

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