Looking for a fun way to celebrate the Chinese New Year with your children, then look no further than these fun printable Chinese New Year Activities for Kids.
We love celebrating the Chinese New Year with our children. It is important to us that our children are taught about different cultures and countries and a great way is through their different celebrations, like learning about Chinese celebrations like the Chinese New Year.
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What is the Chinese New Year?
Its an Chinese festival celebrating the new year based on the Chinese calendar or lunar calendar. The festival, sometimes called the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year. The lunar year celebration starts with the first new moon of the lunar calendar.
What you need for this Chinese New Year Printables
All you need is a printer, some paper, and something to color with.
How is Chinese New Year Celebrated?
There are so many great pieces to the public festivals. There are giant dragon and lion dances and are decorated with incredible red lanterns and beautiful art pieces. Some art pieces adorn the year’s animal determined by the Chinese Zodiac Calendar.
- 2020 is the year of the rat
- 2021 is the year of the ox
- 2022 is the year of the tiger
- 2023 is the year of the rabbit
- 2024 is the year of the dragon
- 2025 is the year of the snake
What do you get with these Chinese New Year Free Printables?
You get electronic-free fun, down time to color and spend time together. My kids adore word searches and love any chance they get to solve one. My creative daughter especially loves the HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR coloring page.
When I sit my kids down with these sheets, they sit for a good thirty minutes to an hour coloring and giggling and talking to each other (and me) about all kinds of things going on in their life.
Other Chinese New Year Crafts You Might Enjoy
- Grab some construction paper and make paper lanterns
- How to Make a Chinese Dragon Puppet
- How to make a paper lantern
- Chinese New Year Drum
- Felt Fortune Cookies with Free Printable Blessings
- GIANT PAPER LANTERN DIY TUTORIAL