Chinese New Year Activities and Crafts

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Chinese Shadow Puppets
Chinese Shadow Puppets
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Chinese Shadow Puppets
Shadow puppets are a traditional form of folk art that originated in ancient China. Help your child create his own puppet and put on a show!
5th grade
Social studies
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Dragon Dance
Dragon Dance
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Dragon Dance
Make a paper plate puppet that'll help your child imagine what it's like to be in a performance of the dragon dance.
1st grade
Social studies
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Chinese Good Luck Charms
Chinese Good Luck Charms
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Chinese Good Luck Charms
Chinese New Year is a time when many different luck-bringing rituals are performed. In this activity your child will create a lucky trinket.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Paper Fortune Cookies
Paper Fortune Cookies
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Paper Fortune Cookies
Make your very own fortune cookies from paper and share good fortunes with family and friends.
5th grade
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Yuan Xiao Jie
Yuan Xiao Jie
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Yuan Xiao Jie
Bring a bit of the fun of Yuan Xiao Jie to your home with this lantern activity. Happy New Year!
3rd grade
Social studies
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Lion Dance
Lion Dance
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Lion Dance
In this activity, your child will create a fun lion mask and learn a little about Chinese culture too!
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Origin of Fireworks
Origin of Fireworks
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Origin of Fireworks
Put your kid's Internet research skills to the test with this activity that will help him learn more about the history and cultural significance of fireworks.
4th grade
Social studies
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Chinese Lanterns
Chinese Lanterns
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Chinese Lanterns
During Chinese New Year festivities, you see lanterns everywhere. Your child can make her very own red and gold lanterns to display at home.
Preschool
Social studies
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Wishing Tree
Wishing Tree
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Wishing Tree
Make a wish upon a tree with this craft that also helps your child learn more about Chinese culture.
2nd grade
Science
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Dancing Chinese Dragon
Dancing Chinese Dragon
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Dancing Chinese Dragon
Every day can be Chinese New Year with a dancing dragon that your child can make at home.
1st grade
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Chopstick Math for Chinese New Year
Chopstick Math for Chinese New Year
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Chopstick Math for Chinese New Year
Celebrate Chinese New Year by teaching your child how to use chopsticks! She'll build her math and fine motor skills as she does this activity.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Chinese Character for Luck
Chinese Character for Luck
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Chinese Character for Luck
Shed some "light" on the Chinese culture while brightening up your home. Teach your child the Chinese character for good luck with this lantern craft.
1st grade
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Chinese New Year Dragon Art
Chinese New Year Dragon Art
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Chinese New Year Dragon Art
Teach your child about Chinese New Year by creating a dragon float inspired by the brilliant traditional ones seen in Chinese new year parades.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Make a Chinese Dragon
Make a Chinese Dragon
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Make a Chinese Dragon
Make this dragon relief with your first grader to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and teach her about an important part of Chinese culture.
1st grade
Social studies
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Chinese Dumpling Recipe
Chinese Dumpling Recipe
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Chinese Dumpling Recipe
Cook these dumplings with your kids to ring in the Chinese New Year or any day you're craving tasty homemade food!
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Chinese New Year Activities and Crafts

Chinese New Year activities create opportunities for cultural learning while putting math and language skills to creative use.