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Chinese Zodiac Story

Read the delightful, illustrated story of the Chinese Zodiac which explains how the years came to be called after animals.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

5-11 year olds
Chinese New Year Songs and Videos

Just what the title says. The videos are useful because they show Chinese New Year customs and traditions.

Teachers, Pupils

Partly tablet friendly

3-14 year olds
Make a Chinese Dragon

Here we show you how to make a brightly coloured Chinese Dragon in easy steps.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

7-11 year olds
World Stories

World Stories is a growing collection of stories from around the World. The collection includes retold traditional tales and new short stories in the 21 languages most spoken by UK children. Read or listen to the stories.

Teachers, Pupils, Parents

Tablet friendly

5-11 year olds
Dragon Dance

Read about the symbolism and meaning behind traditional Chinese dragon dance and watch a movie clip of a performance in action.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

5-14 year olds
How to Make Chinese New Year Firecracker Decorations

Here we show you how to make firecracker decorations similar to those that are hung up in homes at Chinese New Year to warn off the monster Nian in Chinese mythology.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet friendly

6-11 year olds
Make a Goat Mobile for Chinese New Year

How about making this goat mobile to celebrate the Year of the Goat? Just download our free template and follow the simple instructions.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

6-11 year olds
Paint a Dragon

A highlight of a Chinese New Year celebrations is the Dragon Dance. On this site you can paint and print off a picture of a dragon.

Pupils

Not tablet friendly

3-7 year olds
Make a Horse Puppet for Chinese New Year

How about making this cute hobby-horse puppet as the horse is one of the Chinese Zodiac animals? Fits in well with a Chinese New Year topic.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

6-11 year olds
Make a Snake Mobile

We show you how to make a simple snake mobile. This activity fits in well with a Chinese New Year topic as the snake is one of the zodiac animals.

Pupils

Tablet friendly

6-11 year olds
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