chinese new year


9 Chinese New Year Ideas & Activities

This article has been written with the help of early years consultant, Anne Rodgers, from ATR Consultancy. Chinese New Year is one of my favourite festivals and celebrations. This year, 2022, will be the Year of the Tiger. There are lots of Chinese New Year activities you can do, and there are different ways to incorporate this festival within the areas of learning. For example, telling the story of the 12 animals who competed in a race to represent the years of the Chinese zodiac – these are the rat,... Read More


Learning About Chinese New Year 2020 [VIDEO]

It’s that time of year again when Chinese New Year celebrations take centre stage! A holiday filled with colour, culture and celebration, Chinese New Year is celebrated annually but follows the Chinese Lunar Calendar, so the date always changes but falls sometime between January and February. This year it takes place on the 25th January 2020. Watch the video below to learn all about the celebration and find answers to questions such as, “What ‘year’ is it and what does that mean?” “How is Chinese New Year celebrated in China?”... Read More

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Fun Facts about the Lunar New Year 2022

The Lunar New Year begins on February 1st, 2022,  and this time it’s the Year of the Tiger! There are twelve zodiac animals in total, and the Tiger is the third of them. Zodiac signs are an important part of Chinese culture and can help individuals decide on important life decisions throughout the year. Here are a few more facts about the Year of the Tiger to help you celebrate the occasion: The Year of the Tiger is considered to be one of the luckiest years The Year of the... Read More