Chinese New Year FREEBIE

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K - 3rd
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Celebrate Chinese New Year by decorating your room with a Chinese New Year Lantern! Try out my Chinese New Year Coloring Sheets with this FREEBIE! Teach your students how to read and write the Chinese character for LUCK and display their finished lanterns in your room to bring in the luck in the new year!

Check out all the activities in my Lunar New Year educational series!
(Lunar New Year will be used to reference Chinese New Year and the Spring Festival).
Chinese New Year Poof Book ActivityFun Facts About Chinese New Year Introductory Activity
Chinese New Year Math Activities


Included in this activity:

☑ Lucky Lantern
The four most traditional symbols displayed in homes during the Lunar New Year are Luck,” “Prosperity,” “Longevity,” or “Happiness.” Have your children or students color in this “Luck” Lantern and display it around your room to bring in the luck this Chinese New Year!


☑ Chinese New Year Lantern Coloring Sheet
Blank lantern for your children or students to color. Traditionally, lanterns have “lucky symbols” painted on them and is RED and GOLD (yellow), but in modern times, lanterns are decorated in many different ways. Cartoon characters, patterns, original designs are all used on lanterns nowadays.

Have your students create their own designs, or have them color in a lucky symbol and paste it on their lanterns. They can use a variety of materials to decorate this open canvas.

This coloring sheet can be used with the Chinese New Year Clipart Bundle. Just print out the clipart and have your students paste the pieces onto their Lanterns!

☑ Lucky Lanterns
Choose a lantern with a lucky symbol to color! Your students can choose between “Luck,” “Prosperity,” “Longevity,” or “Happiness.” These four are the most traditional symbols displayed in homes during the Lunar New Year.

☑ Lucky Symbols
Color in these lucky symbols and use them to decorate your room! These lucky symbols fit perfectly on the Chinese New Year Lantern Coloring Sheet or can be cut out and used separately.


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