The Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) starts soon, and it’s a good time to prepare activities to celebrate. Montessori-inspired activities work well because you can prepare an activity tray to use for as many days or weeks as you wish.
Following are some Montessori-inspired activities to celebrate the Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year):
Montessori-Inspired Chinese New Year Activities
Chinese New Year Playdough from Laughing Kids Learn
Chinese New Year Sensory Bin from Rubber Boots and Elf Shoes
Chinese Writing from Rubber Boots and Elf Shoes
Playdough Inspired by Chinese New Year from Laughing Kids Learn
Chinese New Year – Read.Explore.Learn from JDaniel4’s Mom
Montessori Monday – Chinese New Year from Discovery Kidzone Montessori Adventures
How to Say Happy Chinese New Year in Chinese: Mandarin and Cantonese from China Highlights
Chinese New Year Activities from Every Star Is Different (Go to Free Printables tab at the top of the Every Star Is Different blog, then to Thematic Activities, then to Weather Activities, and then to “Chinese New Year and Extreme Weather Unit: Earthquakes and Volcanoes.”)
Chinese New Year Activities from Nurture Store
Chinese New Year Series on Multicultural Kid Blogs
Chinese New Year Preschool Activities from Trillium Montessori
China from Montessori Teachings
Chinese New Year Posts from Little Tiger Growing Up
Chinese New Year Tot Trays from H is for Homeschooling (blog is no longer available)
Celebrating Chinese New Year with Ribbon Dancing for Little Children from Magical Movement Companyj
Free Chinese New Year Celebration Dance Activity by Connie from Moving Is Learning at PreK + K Sharing
Chinese New Year Yoga from Kids Yoga Stories
Chinese New Year Crafts from Artsy Momma
Paper Lantern Kid Craft for the Chinese New Year from Bombshell Bling
Round Folding Fans for Chinese New Year from Naturally Educational
Hanging Citrus Fruit Paper Craft for Kids from Buggy and Buddy
Paper Blossoms for Chinese New Year from Pink Stripey Socks
Thumbprint Zodiac Craft from Fun Handprint Art
Chinese New Year Crafts for Kids from Red Ted Art
Hong Bao (Red Envelopes) for Chinese New Year from Danya Banya
Learning Chinese Writing Symbols for Kids from A China Family Adventure
10 Ideas for Chinese New Year from Pre-K Pages
China Elementary School Unit from Planet Smarty Pants
2nd Grade China Crafts and Activities from The Pragmatic Mom
Montessori-Inspired Moon Unit (to focus on the Lunar New Year aspect of Chinese New Year)
Free Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) Songs and Rhymes for Circle Time (includes YouTube videos with information about Chinese New Year)
Kids’ Chinese New Year Activities Pinterest Board
I have a Kids’ Chinese New Year Activities Pinterest Board with lots of activities of all kinds to celebrate the holiday.
Are you planning activities for Chinese New Year?
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