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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.


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)
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



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

Reading & Language Arts Activities


Chinese New Year Resources

Popular Social Studies Printables, Grades K-2
Multicultural Music Resources
Chinese Music
Popular Social Studies Printables, Grades 9-12
Asian Music Resources
Chinese New Year – Videos & Activities
Making an Erhu
More Chinese New Year Resources for Teachers

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Kwanzaa – Teacher Resources

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