Chinese New Year
Activities and Crafts
for Preschool and Kindergarten

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Chinese New Year educational activities for preschool and kindergarten.  You will find free Chinese New Year crafts and printable activities with easy to follow lesson plans, instructions, and related resources.

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Chinese New Year is February 8, 2016

2016 is the Year of the Monkey
Monkey theme

Chinese New Year Coloring Pages

Chinese Invention:  Dominoes (or Dominos)

Chinese Invention:  The Kite

Lantern Festival
The last day of Chinese New Year festival.

Lantern craft:  Dragon | Tiger

Panda Theme Preschool Activities and Crafts

China's National Treasure:
The Giant Panda

Chinese Invention:  The Collapsible Umbrella

The Twelve Animals of the Chinese Zodiac activities, crafts and coloring pages:  

Horse (2026) Goat | Sheep (2015) Monkey (2016)
Rooster (2017) Dog (2018) Pig (2019)
 Wild Boar in Japan
Rat (2020) Ox (2021) Tiger (2022)
Rabbit (2023)
Cat in Vietnam
Dragon (2024) Snake (2025)

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