Chinese New Year
Tomorrow is Chinese New Year. If you're hoping to explore the lunar calendar beginning with students, read on for links and ideas to make the day a success.
D Is for Dragon Dance by Ying Chang Compestine. This story follows a boy and girl as they prepare for Chinese New Year, introducing symbols and traditions in an alphabetical list.
Introduce the Chinese Zodiac with a beautiful printable from Jan Brett.
Finally, allow students to make their own paper dragons using a template from Kaboose and a piece of crepe paper streamer. Just decorate the dragon face,
Find out more about Chinese New Year history and traditions at A China Family Adventure.