Choose from 11 sets of cards to play Memory Match or "I Have; Who Has?" games. Children can match animals to animals, animals to their symbols, or animal cards to word cards. Includes background information about Chinese New Year, a list of what the animal traits are, along with the years that they were the special animal + a spinner game.
The packet includes a full-color Chinese flag, as well as a black and white one for students to color, plus historical background information, and a Venn diagram where students can compare the US flag with China's, as well as a Venn diagram comparing Canada's flag with the Chinese flag, + a blank one where you can choose another flag to compare to China's.
Besides the lantern craftivity, this packet includes super-interesting facts and history about Chinese lanterns and the famous Lantern Festival, with lots of fascinating links to short YouTube videos of lion dancing, stilt walking, dragon dancing, floating lanterns, and parades, that will take your students to China in the comfort of your classroom.
Print some off on white construction paper; trim, make 2 slits and insert a pencil. Use for Chinese New Year incentives, prizes, or a special surprise that's tucked in your students' desks or backpacks.
Attach a lollipop to one of these notes, as a sweet surprise for your Chinese New Year celebration.
These 9 Chinese-themed puzzles will help your students practice counting forwards, backwards and by 10's. Includes 3 blank templates for your kiddos to place pieces on, or to make a flip booklet. They make a nice independent center for your Chinese New Year celebration, or challenge students to pick a partner to play against, and see who can complete their puzzle first.
If you're studying money right now, why not have students learn a bit about Chinese currency, so they can compare and contrast it with ours. Packet includes 2 Venn diagrams, plus a link to a site where students can type in US dollars and have it converted to Chinese yuan.
As part of your Chinese New Year Activities, why not teach your students how to count to 10 in Chinese! The packet includes both number cards in English and Chinese, so children can play games like Memory Match or "I Have; Who Has?" as well as an anchor chart that shows the "brush" strokes, helpful links to sites where you can hear the numbers + several number activities.
A comprehensive annotated bibliography of 53 of my all-time favorite Chinese books, perfect for your Chinese New Year studies and celebrations.