Crafts to Celebrate the Chinese New Year

According to Wikipedia - Chinese New Year (or generally referred to as Lunar New Year globally) is the Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. The festival is usually referred to as the Spring Festival in mainland China,and is one of several Lunar New Years in Asia. Observances traditionally take place from the evening preceding the first day of the year to the Lantern Festival, held on the 15th day of the year. The first day of Chinese New Year begins on the new moon that appears between 21 January and 20 February. In 2020, the first day of the Chinese New Year will be on Saturday, 25 January, initiating the Year of the Rat.

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Here are some crafts you can do with your kids to celebrate the Chinese New Year and the year of the Rat.

 

Origami Mice

Paper Mouse Bookmark

These paper crafts of these adorable little mice will be the most fun your littles can have with paper. They look difficult but if you follow the instructions from Red Ted Art, you'll find them easier than you can imagine.

 

Three Blind Mice Pom Pom Craft

These cute little guys shared by NurtureStore make the perfect partners for the Three Blind Mice poem. Your littles will have so much fun with them.

 

Rat Lantern

The chinese lantern is a traditional item found during Chinese New Year events. Everyone will have fun making these cute lanterns to celebrate this year.Thanks to Holidappy for sharing this template and other great rat ideas!

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