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Chinese dragon for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Teacher Resources

Chinese New Year spans fifteen days. Make the most of this extended holiday with the printables, lessons, quizzes, and references below for kindergarten through twelfth grade. Use the many language arts and literature resources to learn about the history of Lunar New Year celebrations. Familiarize your class with the Chinese calendar, try traditional recipes, and make dragon puppets for class decorations.

Educational Videos

Chinese New Year – Videos & Activities


Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet
Chinese New Year Printable Book (K-5)
Quiz: Chinese New Year Facts
All About Chinese New Year
Chinese Calligraphy
Chinese Zodiac Animal Years
Chinese Numbers and Days of the Week
More Popular Chinese New Year Printables


Asian-American History Quiz

Lesson Plans

Chinese Percussion Music
Chinese Words and Phrases
Paper Making
Chinese Opera
Chinese Yuan
Origins of Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month

Chinese New Year Recipes

Eating with Chopsticks
Almond Cookie Recipe

Art Activities for Chinese New Year

Gung Hay Fat Choy
Making a Fan
Chinese New Year Picture
Happy New Year Lion
Making an Erhu
Making a Story Cloth
Ginger Jar
More Chinese New Year Art Activities

Chinese Music Resources

Chinese Music
Chinese Percussion Ensembles
Music for Fuhng Yang Wha Gu (Flower Drum Song)
Han Chinese Music Scales
Making a Koto
More Chinese Music Resources

Math Activities for Chinese New Year

Tangram Art
Chinese New Year Word Problems Quiz
Solve It in Yuan

Chinese New Year Literature Resources

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Hiroshima: Discussion Questions & Project Ideas
A Step from Heaven
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Quiz
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Test A, B, and C Answer Keys
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Projects
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Quiz Answer Key
More Chinese New Year Literature Resources

Language Arts Activities for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Mix & Match
Chinese Words & Phrases
Chinese Inventions Word Search
Chinese New Year Fill-in-the-Blank
Chinese New Year Word Scramble
Chinese Food
Lon Po Po Crossword Puzzle
More Popular Chinese New Year Language Arts Activities

Chinese New Year History Resources

Chinese Symbols
Asian New Year Celebrations
Has the Past Been Just?
History of Chopsticks
World War II Japanese Relocation Centers
Asian-American History
Asian-American Heritage Through Literature
More Popular Chinese New Year History Resources


All About the Chinese New Year
The Chinese Calendar
History of Tea
North and South American New Year Celebrations
Chinatowns and Other Asian-American Enclaves
More Chinese New Year References

Asian-American History Resources

Favorite Chinese New Year Printables Slideshow, Grades K-8
Chinese New Year Printables Slideshow
Sun Nin, the Chinese New Year
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson Literature Guide
Sol-Nal, the Korean New Year
Understanding the Chinese Calendar
Margaret's Chinese New Year
More Asian-Pacific-American History – Teacher Resources
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Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon
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March Calendar of Events
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Women's History Month
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