On Monday 8th February it is Chinese New Year. This marks the start of the new year, beginning on the second new moon after the winter solstice and ending on the full moon fifteen days later. It is marked by visits to family and friends, special meals, fireworks, and gift giving. Here are a couple simple crafts to do with children to celebrate Chinese New Year.
1) Hand print Monkey - This Chinese New Year is the Year of The Monkey. Create this simple hand print monkey that represents a smart, clever and intelligent animal.
2) Chinese Money Tree - For Chinese New Year, create this simple Money Tree, which can bring money and fortune and symbolises affluence, nobility and auspiciousness.
Happy Chinese New Year!