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Craft activity for Chinese New Year of the Dog 2018

Posted on 14-Jan-18

Make a start on Chinese New Year classroom crafts. It's the Year of the Dog in 2018, beginning on 16 February, and children will love crafting this art picture to celebrate!

We have added a sweet dog picture to our topic resources for Chinese New Year, as an easy-to-make idea. It will accompany the topic learning, helping with development of children's fine motor skills.

Chinese New Year of the Dog 2018

Download a single-sheet printable template and use it alongside the full step-by-step guide, with illustrations for every stage, to complete the dog picture.

Be sure to check out our full range of whiteboard-friendly Chinese New Year resources, to use across the curriculum. These include discovering New Year customs, free-to-use photos, info about the zodiac animals and a personal animal calculator. We've other craft activities such as how to make a lucky money envelope, plus a maths learning game suitable for 5-11 year olds.

Chinese Dragon maths game