It’s my first Chinese New Year in China. Yippie!
Back home in The States, I usually celebrated the Lunar New Year with my Chinese friends. There was always a big celebration at the local university with lots of entertainment and yummy food.
Below, I have compiled a list of resources you can use in your classroom to help get the kids excited about Chinese New Year too:
- ichild.com has a whole page of links to print outs that will keep the kids busy for a while.
- Chinapage.com has a fact filled page that can be turned into a trivia game.
- Canteach.ca has some amusing Chinese New Year lyrics set to familiar tunes.
- Apples4theteachers.com has a large list of word magnets, worksheets, and word searches.
- dltk’s holiday page
- Chinese lantern printable template
- The teacher’s corner – Chinese New Year page
- ABCTeach’s page with loads of worksheets
- Kaboose has a page full of craft ideas
- Firstpalett has many ideas to choose from
- Firstschool has loads of activities to keep the kids engaged
- Howstuffworks.com offers a page of creative and fun activities
- Kidscraftweekly.com has a page of art activities with step by step instructions on how to make a beautiful Chinese lantern and other stuff too
- Nickjr.com has 14 printables ready for you to use.