Celebrating the Chinese New Year with Your Kids
Chinese New Year 2008: The Year of the Rat
Last year was the Year of the Boar. This year, on February 7th, it’s the rat’s turn. Read Celebrating the Year of the Red Fire Pig, our Chinese New Year post from last year on Hilltown Families, and learn about superstitions, traditional foods, decorations, length of celebrations, great reading list for kids and a list of resources for actvities, lessons and crafts.
Web Review: Chinese New Year on Kaboose
Chinese New Year: “Celebrate the Chinese New Year holiday with great kids’ activities and crafts.” Crafts include making red envelopes, a Chinese orange tray, and paper plum blossoms. Also includes Chinese-style recipes and a short list of Chinese New Year books for children. From Kaboose. http://crafts.kaboose.com/holidays/chinese_new_year.html
- Dara’s Cambodian New Year
by S. Chiemruom,. D. Pin (illustrator)
- Happy New Year, Everywhere!
by A. Erlbach, S. Holm (illustrator)
- My First Chinese New Year
by K. Katz
- Goodbye Old Year, Hello New Year
by F. Modell
- This Next New Year
by J. Wong, Y. Choi (illustrator)