Chinese dragon for Chinese New Year

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

Printables

Making an Erhu
Has the Past Been Just?
Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet
Making a Koto
Mooncakes
Making a Fan
Music for Fuhng Yang Wha Gu (Flower Drum Song)
More Popular Chinese New Year Printables

Quizzes

Asian-American History Quiz

Lesson Plans

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

Art Activities for Chinese New Year

Making an Erhu
Paper Making
Making a Story Cloth
More Chinese New Year Art Activities

Chinese Music Resources

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

Math Activities for Chinese New Year

Chinese Yuan

Chinese New Year Literature Resources

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
A Step from Heaven
Asian-American Heritage Through Literature
Sharing the Asian American Heritage Experience
More Chinese New Year Literature Resources

Language Arts Activities for Chinese New Year

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Paper Making
Chinese New Year Mix & Match
Chinese New Year Fill-in-the-Blank
Chinese New Year -- Fill in the Blank (Answer Key)
Chinese New Year Word Scramble
More Popular Chinese New Year Language Arts Activities

Chinese New Year History Resources

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Making a Koto
History of Chopsticks
Asian-American History
History of Tea
Chinatowns and Other Asian-American Enclaves
The Art of Feng Shui
More Popular Chinese New Year History Resources

References

The Chinese Calendar
All About the Chinese New Year
World War II Japanese Relocation Centers
More Chinese New Year References

Asian-American History Resources

Making an Erhu
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Paper Making
Making a Koto
Music for Fuhng Yang Wha Gu (Flower Drum Song)
Han Chinese Music Scales
Favorite Chinese New Year Printables Slideshow, Grades K-8
More Asian-Pacific-American History Teacher Resources

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