Chinese characters are all pictures of things in the world that existed over 3000 years ago。The ancient people examined the animals and looked at nature and then created characters to write down what they wanted。pictograms are just pictures of objects and are the similest and most obvious to read and understand all the chinese characters。
In ancient time ,Chinese people recroded what they saw in the world by drawing. The marks carved on rocks 8000 years ago are regarded as the first example of Chinese characters.Legends says the Chinese characters are pictures which can be read.
The following pictures is telling us how can Chinese characters related to the pictures at the first time.
The character“人”,means “person”in Chinese. it looks just like a man walking.
After learned those Chinese character all above,we have a patting game for kids to practice. the first round is pating the Characters with pictures. the second round is pating Characters without pictures.