On January 28, many will celebrate the Chinese New Year. You can, too, with this huge Chinese New Year printable learning pack!
The Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional holidays celebrated among the Chinese people. It signals the beginning of spring, and signifies the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar.
This is also a great time to study China and its culture with your kids. Read books about Chinese New Year and the traditions that go along with this special holiday.
Chinese New Year Printable
I have created a printable pack designed to help you introduce your young learners to Chinese New Year. Inside this 50+ page printable, you’ll find the following activities:
- ABC tracing chart: This chart is created with a dot font perfect for tracing practice.
- ABC matching cards: Print these cards on cardstock for durability. Cut each card on the dotted line. Have your child match the uppercase and lowercase letters.
- ABC and 1-20 mazes: Trace a path from a to z, 1-10, or 11-20
- Beginning sounds: Have your child say each word aloud. Use a clothespin, paper clip, or crayon/marker to mark the beginning sound of each picture.
- Count and clip cards: Have your child count the images on each card. Use a clothespin, paper clip, or crayon/marker to mark the correct number.
- Skip counting puzzles: Cut each puzzle into strips. Have your child practice skip counting as they put each puzzle back together.
- Handwriting practice: Trace the letters and words on each page, and then practice writing them on their own.
- Spelling Mats: Cut out the letter tiles or use plastic ones. Use the 3-part cards for word recognition. Have your child use the letter tiles to spell each word on the spelling mats. Write the word correctly on the word bank.
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Fun Facts to Share
- The dragon represents prosperity and good luck.
- Tangerines and peach blossoms are considered lucky.
- Firecrackers are set off to gain the attention of the god of prosperity.
- The color red is the main color of this holiday as red symbolizes joy and happiness.
- Red envelopes filled with money are often given during this holiday.
Books about Chinese New Year
Click on the images below to learn more about each book.
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10 Chinese New Year Activities for Kids
For more holiday fun, choose one or more of these activities to supplement your unit study!
Chinese New Year Printables at Make Learning Fun
Chinese New Year Animal Masks at Education.com
Chinese New Year Playdoh Mats at Sparkle Box
Chinese New Year Drum Craft for Kids at Gift of Curiosity
Fire Breathing Dragon at Elementary School Counselor
Homemade Fortune Cookies at All Recipes
Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet and Free Printable at Red Ted Art
Egg Box Chinese Dragon at Activity Village
Goldfish Kites at Lightly Enchanted
Paper Fortune Cookies at Unsophisticook
Your littles may also enjoy watching the Chinese New Year episode of Sagwa the Chinese Siamese Cat.