Use these teaching resources to celebrate Lunar New Year, a 15-day international holiday honoring the beginning of a new lunar year.
As part of the Asian Pacific American Heritage project, these “Printable Activities” give young students a chance to do hands-on activities that help them learn about Asian culture.
- Students find their zodiac sign, then print, color it, and make it into a Zodiac Necklace (grades K–2).
- Students are introduced to calligraphy, and can try try out their skills by making a Calligraphy Minibook (grades K–2) of Japanese numbers from one to ten.
- After being introduced to the history of kites, students can make their own sun kites (grades K–2).
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Lunar New Year Activities and Teaching Resources