Paper Dragon Puppet
Students discuss the Chinese New Year and the importance of the dragon in Chinese culture. After examining pictures of dragon puppets, students create simple dragon puppets and have their own Chinese New Year parade.
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Winter Break Survival Kit
Help parents and children survive the long winter break with this collection of fun activities. Offering suggestions for volunteering during the holidays and making family New Year's resolutions, as well as a variety of crafts and games,...
Pre-K - 5th Social Studies & History
Chinese New Year Dragon Parade
Young scholars research Chinese New Year celebrations to find out about traditions such as food, music, red banners on doors, parades, and fireworks. Students then view images of traditional Chinese dragons, and create their own dragons.
1st - 12th Social Studies & History
Chinese New Year Celebrations
Students explore world cultures by creating arts and crafts projects. In this Chinese New Year lesson, students identify the differences in time between the U.S. New Year and a Chinese New Year celebration. Students create culturally...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Chinese New Year: Paper Lanterns Lesson Plan
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 activity, they take measurements to make their own paper...
1st Visual & Performing Arts
Celebrate the Chinese New Year
Students are encouraged to show appreciation of Chinese culture through celebration. They can choose from a portable puppet theater for a presentation, make a dancing dragon or make dragon paper lanterns to display. Students are allowed...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History