Celebrating festivals from other countries and cultures is a wonderful, fun way to introduce your children to the wide world. Chinese new year is being celebrated on Monday 23rd January 2012 and this year it’s the Year of the Dragon. Here are our ideas to welcome the Chinese new year with your kids.
Egg box junk model dragon craft
Make your very own junk model dragon with our guide to making an egg box dragon
These Chinese lanterns, in lucky red, are easy to make and perfect for children just learning to use scissors.
Chinese new year for kids
Our guide to celebrating Chinese new year with your kids has ideas for homemade fortune cookies, trying some Chinese writing and cooking up a traditional feast.
Will you be celebrating Chinese new year with your children?