First graders examine a typical Chinese New Year celebration. As a class, they identify the traditions and values used and discuss how they are unique to China. To end the instructional activity, they take measurements to make their own paper lantern in which they decorate and share with the class.
Lunar New YearAlthough often called Chinese New Year, Chinese people refer to this holiday as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year. People in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, North Korea, South Korea, Singapore, and Vietnam also have traditions associated with this holiday. Join the fun with a collection of lesson plans, activities, worksheets, videos, and articles designed for all levels of learners.Pre-K - 12th English Language Arts