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Chinese New Year Teacher Resources

Ring in the new year! The 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 Calligraphy
Tangram Art
Chinese Inventions Word Search
Making an Erhu
Has the Past Been Just?
Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet
Quiz: Chinese New Year Facts
More Popular Chinese New Year Printables


Asian-American History Quiz

Lesson Plans

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

Chinese New Year Recipes

Eating with Chopsticks
Almond Cookie Recipe

Art Activities for Chinese New Year

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

Chinese Music Resources

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

Math Activities for Chinese New Year

Chinese Numbers and Days of the Week
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
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Quiz Answer Key
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Quiz
A Step from Heaven
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Projects
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Test A, B, and C Answer Keys
More Chinese New Year Literature Resources

Language Arts Activities for Chinese New Year

Lon Po Po Crossword Puzzle
Chinese Words & Phrases
Chinese New Year Mix & Match
Chinese New Year -- Fill in the Blank (Answer Key)
Chinese New Year Fill-in-the-Blank
Chinese New Year Word Scramble
Sharing the Asian American Heritage Experience
More Popular Chinese New Year Language Arts Activities

Chinese New Year History Resources

History of Chopsticks
Asian New Year Celebrations
Asian-American History
Chinese Symbols
North and South American New Year Celebrations
History of Tea
The Art of Feng Shui
More Popular Chinese New Year History Resources


The Chinese Calendar
All About the Chinese New Year
Chinatowns and Other Asian-American Enclaves
World War II Japanese Relocation Centers
More Chinese New Year References

Asian-American History Resources

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson Literature Guide
Chinese New Year Printable Book (K-5)
All About Chinese New Year
Sol-Nal, the Korean New Year
Favorite Chinese New Year Printables Slideshow, Grades K-8
Famous Chinese Word Search
Asian-Pacific-American Leaders Quiz
More Asian-Pacific-American History – Teacher Resources

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