Around the World- Chinese Lunar New Year- Facts, music, crafts, geography

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Floating Down the River
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Celebrate the Chinese Lunar New year with music and many fun activities for all ages or just add some activities from around the world to your classroom. This would work for the music or regular classroom.


#1 Chinese New Year Packet

• Suggestions of some books to read to younger and older students

• Good websites with more information about Chinese New Year

• Chinese New Year lesson plan ideas

• Book ideas and good websites for finding more information

• Facts about Chinese New Year in a list

• Chinese New Year 15 Day layout

• Music for “Gōng xǐ” with pronunciation plus English Translation with a video link with clear lyrics to help you learn music

• A fun Chinese Happy New Year phrase writing activity for all ages-large and smaller size.

• Directions on how to make Chinese New Year lanterns

• 22 more ideas of arts and crafts you can do for Chinese New Year

• Writing paper activity for both lower & upper elementary level for the New Year- 2016-2020 in color and BW plus directions with suggestions for writing

• Music extra- “Gōng xǐ” for recorder

#2 Chinese New Year Maps and Icons Powerpoint

• A powerpoint of the China map and some famous icons

associated with it

#3 Chinese New Year Facts Power Point

• Powerpoint of many Chinese New Year facts

#4 Chinese New Year Music Power Point

• “Gōng xǐ” music and verses with video link of song (be sure you can get to videos from school)

• Music extra for Kodaly music: Solfa and rhythm for “Gōng xǐ”

#5 China 8 1/2 x 11 poster with pictures of common items associated with it.

#6 Chinese New Year JPEG's

• JPEG files of all items for printing or making a smart board for promethean flip chart


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