15 Chinese New Year Crafts: Preschool through Elementary

Chinese New Years Crafts- Kid World CItizenWe’ve rounded up 15 unique Chinese New Year crafts! Learning about how world cultures celebrate is an easy way to introduce different perspectives to kids. If you’re planning a multicultural art lesson, plan it around major holidays and teach a bit of culture. Scroll through these gorgeous pictures, and follow the links to see the instructions.
Red Ted Art Chinese Dragon- Kid World Citizen

Red Ted Art: Paper Chinese Dragon (free printable!)

Red Lantern My Creative FamilyCreative Family Fun: Red Lanterns and Straw Painting

Fairy Lights Lanterns- Kid World CitizenRed Ted Art: Lantern Fairy Lights

Chinese New Year Spring Blossoms Art Project- Kid World Citizen

Kid World Citizen: Preschool Collective Mural of Quince Blossoms

Chinese Firecracker- Kid World CitizenDe Tout Et De Rien: Chinese Firecracker (in French)

Chinese Lantern by Pea- Kid World CItizenMarie’s Pastiche: Chinese New Year’s Lanterns

Chinese Zodiac poster- Kid World CitizenKid World Citizen: Chinese Zodiac Poster

Dragon- Kid World CitizenPeakle Pie: Paper Plate Dragon

Nurturestore Dragon- Kid World CitizenNurture Store: Egg Carton Dragon

InCulture Parent Lantern- Kid World CItizenInCulture Parent: Round Lantern

Chinese New Year Rice Dough- Kid World Citizen

Kid World Citizen: Chinese Dough Figurines

Fire Breathing Dragon- Kid World CitizenDe Tour Et De Rien: Fire Breathing Dragon (in French and English)

Red Ted Art TP Roll Chinese CraftRed Ted Art: Toilet Paper Roll Lanterns

Chinese fan- Kid World CItizenPeakle Pie: Chinese Fan

Darias Homemade Chinese Gong- Kid World CitizenKid World Citizen: Chinese Gong

Which of the Chinese New Year crafts did you like the best? Did you make any of these or other crafts to celebrate Lunar New Year? Tell us about it or share on our facebook page. Xin nian kuai le!


12 responses to “15 Chinese New Year Crafts: Preschool through Elementary

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  2. We’ve done 3 CNY crafts so far this year: super cute wooden peg people, Good Fortune signs, and chopstick holders. We’ll probably do lanterns and TP tube “firecrackers” in the next couple weeks.

  3. Thank you for featuring our Chinese New Year crafts! Kung Hey Fat Choy for next week!

  4. Wow! So many excellent craft ideas! We’ll try some of these. Thank you for including our Fire-breathing dragon :)
    Have an excellent one! :)

  5. What a fabulous lineup of crafts for Chinese New Year! Tweeting and pinning!

  6. What a great round up! Thanks for including our lanterns :)

  7. Thanks so much for including my balloon lantern. What an awesome round up. Will share it!

  8. We are making a Chinese Gong after seeing a turkey dish in the £ ($) store! We LOVE this round up :-)

  9. What a great collection of fun ideas and creations! We did many of them. This year we also work on the paper cutting and paper folding. Now we have more to try. Love this post!

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