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What is Chinese New Year?

Chinese New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. In Chinese culture and East Asian countries, the festival is commonly referred to as the Spring Festival. 


Who celebrates Chinese New Year? 

Over a billion people in China and millions around the world celebrate Chinese New Year.

The travel involved has been called the largest annual human migration in the entire world. Every year, nearly three billion people from across China, return to their hometowns.

Read The Chinese Zodiac Story by clicking on the image below: 

Make a Dragon to celebrate Chinese New Year. Send your class teacher a photo of your dragon.

Chinese New Year Science Activities: 

Science experiment :Floating Rice Bottle

Science Experiment: Fireworks in a glass

Learn numbers 1-10 (1 to 10)

Let's learn how to say numbers from 1-10 in Mandarin Chinese!

How to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Fortune Tales | The Story of Lunar New Year

In this video, learn all about the traditions and legends that make Lunar New Year one of the most exciting times of the year.

The "Tray of Togetherness" and Other Chinese New Year Food Traditions

Food is a very important part of Chinese New Year. In this video, Laney and Dax talk about some of the traditional foods eaten during the family reunion meals.

How To Draw A Dragon (For Super Young Artists)

Celebrating Chinese New Year With Kids

Celebrate Chinese New Year With Kids with these 8 lunar new year traditions.

Find out more information about Rabbits by clicking on the link and image below: