Hope all is well with you and your families. Find below some activities to do so if you wish. Friday 12th February is the Chinese New Year. 2021 will be the year of the ox. The ‘Chinese Zodiac Story’, sometimes called ‘The Great Race’, tells the story of how the Chinese calendar follows a 12 year cycle, each year named after a different animal.
Below are two video’s showing preparing for and celebrating Chinese New Year.
One of the colourful activities to watch is the dragon dance.
Create Your Own Dragon
Make your own handprint Chinese New Year dragon. You will need:- paper, pen, glue stick, sellotape, two sticks and scissors.
Red is a lucky colour in China. How many red things can you find in your living room.? How many can you find in your kitchen?
Chinese Dragon Game
Find below a Chinese Dragon Game for you to try.
Handle a tray of cooked noodles with your fingers. Try to lift noodles using chopsticks. If this is too difficult, use kitchen tongs. Try cutting noodles with scissors.
Make paper lanterns to hang in your house. You can decorate them any way you like. Maybe use stickers or glitter.
I hope you have good fun doing some of these activities.
Have Fun! Stay Safe!