I always love the Chinese New Year. I love the colors and the traditions associated with it. I usually don’t have many students who celebrate the holiday in my classroom, but I feel it is important to expose my students to a variety of holiday customs. Here are some Chinese New Year resources you may find helpful in your classroom.
Books are always a great way to hook your students into something they may be unfamiliar with. Here are some Chinese New Year books I use in my classroom.
- Bringing in the New Year
- Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Chinese New Year
- Dragon Dance
- Chinese New Year
- Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas
- Chelsea’s Chinese New Year
- Lion Dancer: Ernie Wan’s Chinese New Year
- Sam and the Lucky Money
- The Dancing Dragon
- Happy, Happy Chinese New Year
Here are some Chinese New Year resources I have available,
One of the articles in my February In The News Pack is about the Chinese New Year.
Do you have some favorite Chinese New Year activities you use in your classroom?