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New Year's – Teacher Resources

Introduce your students to the many diverse New Year celebrations throughout the world. Listed below you'll find lessons, activities, printables, and other resources to help you teach your class about American traditions and the customs of countries such as China, Korea, and Vietnam. These activities will encourage your students to find out more about other cultures.

Printables

My New Year's Resolutions (3-6)
Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet
My New Year's Resolutions (7-12)
My New Year's Resolutions (K-2)
Rearrange "Auld Lang Syne" Lyrics
All About Chinese New Year
New Year's Day
Tet, the Vietnamese New Year
Diwali, the Hindu New Year
Sol-Nal, the Korean New Year
New Year's Eve
Sun Nin, the Chinese New Year

Lesson Plans

New Year's Resolutions
Calendar Playing Cards

References

Asian New Year Celebrations
The Chinese Calendar
European New Year Celebrations
North and South American New Year Celebrations
New Year's Traditions: Auld Lang Syne and Other New Year's Customs
Saying "Happy New Year!" Around the World
A History of the New Year

Reading & Language Arts Activities

New Year's Etymology & Writing Activity

Chinese New Year Resources

Popular Social Studies Printables, Grades K-2
Multicultural Music Resources
Chinese Inventions Word Search
Chinese Music
Tangram Art
Popular Social Studies Printables, Grades 9-12
Chinese Calligraphy
More Chinese New Year Resources for Teachers

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