Chinese New Year
- Grades: 1–2, 3–5
Chinese New Year will be celebrated all over the world. The holiday includes the Lantern Festival and the Dragon Dance, which occur at the end of the 15 days of Chinese traditions that welcome in the new year.
Get your celebration started with a Chinese New Year Book List.
From lantern festivals to landscape scroll paintings, these colorful activity ideas and resources from Instructor magazine will help you celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Create these festive Chinese Dragon Masks to recognize and celebrate Chinese New Year.
After tracing their own handprints on brightly colored paper and coloring a beautiful dragon head, students will assemble them into this beautiful decoration for their Lunar New Year celebrations.
Puppet making, traditional foods, dragon dances, and other fun activities for your Chinese New Year festivities
Watch my students demonstrate two Chinese New Year crafts to celebrate the Year of the Horse!
Teach students about Chinese inventions in science, technology, textiles, and the arts through hands-on exploration.