Exploring Chinese Celebrations

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Seven activities make up a lesson designed to explore Chinese celebrations through grand conversation and crafts. Scholars create plates of Chinese food, a lion mask, paper lanterns, red envelopes with good wishes, and a classroom dragon ready to dance in a classroom parade. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Complete activities in centers, invite parents and guardians to assist at each station 
  • Hold a potluck consisting of Chinese dishes 
  • Display finished products to add a festive flare to your classroom decor 
Classroom Considerations

  • Activities require an assortment of classroom supplies
  • Check a calendar to confirm the date of this year's Chinese New Year 
Pros

  • Activities begin with a brief history into Chinese culture
  • The assortment of crafts heighten engagement 
Cons

  • None