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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 Inventions Word Search
Tangram Art
Chinese Calligraphy
Making an Erhu
Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet
Has the Past Been Just?
Making a Koto
More Popular Chinese New Year Printables


Asian-American History Quiz

Lesson Plans

Paper Making
Chinese Percussion Music
Chinese Opera
Chinese Words and Phrases
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

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

Chinese Music Resources

Chinese Music
Music for Fuhng Yang Wha Gu (Flower Drum Song)
Han Chinese Music Scales
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

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 Answer Key
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Quiz
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Projects
Asian-American Heritage Through Literature
More Chinese New Year Literature Resources

Language Arts Activities for Chinese New Year

Chinese Words & Phrases
Lon Po Po Crossword Puzzle
Chinese New Year Mix & Match
Chinese New Year Fill-in-the-Blank
Chinese Food
Shen of the Sea
Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze
More Popular Chinese New Year Language Arts Activities

Chinese New Year History Resources

History of Chopsticks
Asian New Year Celebrations
Asian-American History
History of Tea
Chinatowns and Other Asian-American Enclaves
The Art of Feng Shui
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson -- Test A, B, and C Answer Keys
More Popular Chinese New Year History Resources


The Chinese Calendar
All About the Chinese New Year
North and South American New Year Celebrations
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
Quiz: Chinese New Year Facts
Chinese New Year Printable Book (K-5)
Chinese New Year Printables Slideshow
Favorite Chinese New Year Printables Slideshow, Grades K-8
All About Chinese New Year
Understanding the Chinese Calendar
More Asian-Pacific-American History – Teacher Resources

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