Learn more about the most celebrated Asian holiday, Chinese New Year, with this pack of free, printable Chinese New Year worksheets.
Learning about holidays around the world is a fabulous way for students to learn about the ways in which other countries and cultures are different, and similar, to their own. Chinese New Year is a very popular holiday, celebrated in many Asian countries, which makes it an important inclusion in our Celebrations Around the World Calendar 2022 (which includes 122 ideas for world holidays to celebrate in your classroom or homeschool setting).
Free Chinese New Year Worksheets
Why learn about Chinese New Year?
Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival and the date that the holiday commences changes each year as it is based on the Lunar calendar. It is a popular celebration across Asian communities all around the world, including Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.
Each year on the Chinese calendar is represented by one of twelve zodiac animals. In order they are rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. 2022 is the Year of the Tiger and 2023 will be the Year of the Rabbit.
There are lots of interesting facts and traditions to engage children in learning about this celebration, which makes it a great addition to any study of holidays around the world.
This free, 12 page activity pack is best suited to children in elementary/primary grades 2-4 and includes;
- 3 pages of simple-to-read facts about Chinese New Year
- True or false comprehension questions
- Writing prompt
- Word scramble puzzle featuring topic words
- Word search featuring topic words
- Alphabetical order activity
- Picture strip puzzle
- I Spy counting page
Printing Your Chinese New Year Worksheets
Click here to download: Chinese New Year Printable Activity Pack. Save the PDF to your computer. Open the PDF and print the pages you require. When printing, select “Fit to printable area” (or similar) to ensure the page fits with your printer type and local paper size.
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