Learning Mandarin in the classroom has numerous benefits for children at a young age. Immersion programs provide an opportunity to increase language proficiency and develop cultural awareness through exposure to other cultures. Studies have found that immersion in another language can promote improved memory, increased critical thinking skills, higher levels of creativity, and better academic performance. In addition, students learn valuable communication skills when working with native speakers of Mandarin. Numerous educational institutions offer immersive learning opportunities in Mandarin that can be tailored to the individual needs of each child and provide the opportunity to experience something new while developing new skills.