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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

Printables

Tangram Art
Chinese Calligraphy
Making an Erhu
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Quiz Answer Key
Making a Koto
Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet
Chinese Inventions Word Search
More Popular Chinese New Year Printables

Quizzes

Asian-American History Quiz

Lesson Plans

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

Chinese New Year Recipes

Mooncakes
Almond Cookie Recipe
Eating with Chopsticks

Art Activities for Chinese New Year

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

Chinese Music Resources

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

Math Activities for Chinese New Year

Chinese Numbers and Days of the Week
Solve It in Yuan
Chinese New Year Word Problems Quiz

Chinese New Year Literature Resources

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

Language Arts Activities for Chinese New Year

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

Chinese New Year History Resources

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

References

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

Chinese New Year Printables Slideshow
All About Chinese New Year
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson Literature Guide
Margaret's Chinese New Year
Has the Past Been Just?
Sun Nin, the Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year Reference
More Asian-Pacific-American History – Teacher Resources

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