Chinese New Year

Ready-To-Go Teacher Created Activities

The Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year or Spring Festival is celebrated by over 1 billion people globally signifying the first day of the first month of the traditional Lunar Calendar. One of the oldest holidays celebrated today, students can learn more about the customs, traditions, and history of this world wide celebration from the featured article below. Create a free account and search Chinese New Year in the Ready-To-Go Publicly Shared Activities Bank.


 
 

It's Chinese New Year

This Primary activity includes a colorful chart and photographs explaining the many interesting traditions involved during the Chinese New Year celebration. Bold headings, marked vocabulary, and explicit information build strong comprehension skills for young readers.  

It's Chinese New Year

 
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Bet You Didn't Know: Chinese New Year Facts

This activity is geared for upper elementary and middle school children. The fun and fast paced video is under 3 minutes long but full of interesting facts about the Chinese New Year. Students will be so engaged they might not even realize they are working on their listening and writing skills in this activity. 

Bet You Didn't Know: Chinese New Year Facts

 
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Chinese New Year-It's All About the Food

Food plays a very important part of celebrating this holiday.   Elementary students can learn more about the dishes considered to bring luck and good fortune with a short video, colorful chart and one page informational passage followed by 10 multiple choice questions. 

 

Chinese New Year- It's All About the Food

 
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Chinese New Year Traditions

A poem, a short entertaining video and informational text with 10 multiple choice questions introduce Elementary students to the many intresting traditions associated with celebrating Chinese New Year.  

 

Chinese New Year Traditions

 
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The Lantern Festival and Dragon Dance

Elementary students feel like they are right there celebrating the Chinese New Year with this fun activity that includes colorful photographs, a read-along: The Story of Nian, a short article and 8 mulitple choice questions. 

 

The Lantern Festival and Dragon Dance

 
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