Chinese New Year

Monday, January 4, 2016

Chinese New Year

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Are you planning to celebrate Chinese New Year with your kids next month? It falls on February 8th this year so it's time to start planning! Have fun celebrating Chinese New Year with some fun activities and projects.

Chinese New Year - Help kids learn about China and their customs with these fun Chinese New Year activities and Chinese New Year crafts and recipes. (kids activities, homeschool, geography)



Did you know the date for Chinese New Year changes every year because it's based on the Chinese lunar calendar?



Every new year also begins with a new zodiac animal - 2016 is the year of the Monkey.



So get ready to learn all about this special holiday with these activities for kids, fun project ideas, and tasty treats.


Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Activities

  1. Chinese New Year Songs & Rhymes from Living Montessori Now
  2. Chinese New Year Sensory Painting from Nurture Store
  3. Chinese New Year Slime from Study at Home Mama
  4. Chinese New Year Yoga from Kids Yoga Stories
  5. Learn how to say 'Happy Chinese New Year' in Chinese from China Highlights
  6. Printable Chinese New Year Coloring Book from Artsy Momma
  7. Chinese New Year Coloring Pages from Gift of Curiosity
  8. Learn about Chinese Dragons from Kid World Citizen
  9. Chinese New Year Sensory Tub from Carrots are Orange
  10. Dragon Dancing from Montessori 101


Snacks & Treats for Chinese New Year

  1. Won Ton from Dinner from the Heart
  2. Peanut Cookies from The Monday Box
  3. Chinese Sweet Dumplings from Caroline's Cooking
  4. Nian Gao: Chinese Sticky Rice Cake from Kid World Citizen
  5. Fortune Cookies from Alpha Mom
  6. Chinese Dragon Treats from Party Pinching
  7. Dragon Cookies from Jamie Oliver
  8. Chinese Egg Custard Tart from Dessert First
  9. Kid Made & Approved Wonton Recipe from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom
  10. Koi Fish Jelly from Ancoo Journal


Crafts & Projects for Chinese New Year

  1. Paper Plate Chinese Lantern from In the Playroom
  2. Dragon Art from Learning & Exploring Through Play
  3. Chinese New Year Tea Light Holder from The Gingerbread House
  4. Lucky Money Envelopes from Hodge Podge Craft
  5. Chinese New Year Lantern Craft from Artsy Momma
  6. My Chinese New Year Reading Comprehension Fan from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom
  7. Chinese New Year Drum Craft from Gift of Curiosity
  8. Dancing Dragon from Hodge Podge Craft
  9. Dragon Puppet from Red Ted Art
  10. Chinese New Year Dragon from Naturally Educational


Book about Chinese New Year

Have fun with some projects for kids, activities, and treats and be sure to include some good books too! Here are some book ideas to learn about the Chinese New Year:


Learn all about Chinese New Year

Are you planning to celebrate Chinese New Year? Leave me a comment and let me know what activities you'll be doing with your kids!





Tonia is a homeschooling mom to one daughter, married to her high school sweetheart, and owner of one crazy beagle. She blogs at The Sunny Patch about the life & adventures of a homeschooling family. You can find her on FacebookPinterest, TwitterGoogle+, and Instagram.





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