• Elizabeth

China Studies

Updated: Apr 3

We celebrated the Lunar New Year with these Books, Crafts & activities.



Chelsea's Chinese New Year

by Lisa Bullard


Chelsea's family is celebrating Chinese New Year! Chelsea gets to stay up late. She watches fireworks and a parade with a dragon! She and her family have a big feast. Find out the different ways people celebrate this special day!




How to Catch a Dragon

by Adam Wallace


Set in China during the Spring Festival, otherwise known as Chinese New Year, the wily dragon will have to avoid trap after trap as the kids run through paper lanterns, red lunar envelopes, fireworks, and more! Includes bonus educational back matter and Mandarin translations to enhance your reading experience.





Great Race Paperback

by Dawn Casey


And they're off! Thirteen creatures in China have come to the river to join in the Emperor's race. Who will win the ultimate honor of naming the first year of the new calendar? And what will happen to the thirteenth animal? Join Rat, Monkey, Dragon, and all the others in this exciting race to the finish.








Crafts: Dragon Puppet & Great Wall


Activities: Tangram Puzzles, Ribbon Dancing, Chinese Dinner, Globe Study




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