Chinese Zodiac Animals Clipart Based on Photographs

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  1. This small bundle includes 2 China resources that you can use when teaching about Chinese culture: C is for China, an ABC book about China, and Chinese Zodiac Animals Clipart, a set of 12 pictures of the animals of the Chinese Zodiac. The China alphabet book can be used when teaching about Chinese
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Chinese New Year 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit! Celebrate with these clipart images of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac. You can use them during the Lunar New Year and in your lessons about Chinese history and culture. Students can use them when doing projects and assignments about China.

✓ Please Note:

* This product is included in a big bundle with 5 resources about China and is available HERE.

* It is also available in a small bundle with 2 resources, which you can find HERE.

* Many countries in Asia celebrate the Lunar New Year and have different names for the holiday. This resource calls it "Chinese New Year" because I worked in China for 3 1/2 years and celebrated the holiday there. Since this resource is based on something purchased in China, it made sense to me to refer to the holiday as "Chinese New Year."

Resource at a Glance:

What will students learn?

* What the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac are and their order in the traditional Chinese lunar calendar.

Who is it for?

* All students and teachers learning about China.

How does it help teachers?

* It lets teachers and students illustrate China-themed lessons and projects with clipart in a traditional style.

What educators who have used this resource say about it:

♥ "Love these - they are so cute! And the colours will really appeal to younger students. Thanks." -- Miss Jennifer Ward.

♥ "These are very colorful and unique. I look forward to finding ways to use these in my lessons. :)" -- Edventures at Home


What you get in this product:

★ Images of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, one per page, in .png format (12 pages)

★ An 8" x 11.5" poster of all 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac -- similar to the cover above, with each animal labeled for easy identification (1 page)

★ Complete Terms of Use (1 page)

More Info:

This set of clipart images is based on photographs of an artifact I bought in Xi’an, China. Each animal is made from cloth and embroidered with colored string. The 12 animals are, in order: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig. A mini-poster of all 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac is included so you can easily identify the animals. You can see larger images of every animal in the Preview.

Your students can use them in writing assignments about China or projects they create about China. You can use them in classroom projects and activities or as a bulletin board display about China, Chinese New Year, or the Chinese zodiac. The photos are great for Chinese New Year or whenever you are teaching about Chinese history and culture.

All the photographs are 300 dpi and in .png format. I took all the photographs myself and you can use them for personal, classroom, and small business (such as TpT) use. My easy terms of use are provided in the download of this product.


You might also be interested in these products about China:

C is for China: An ABC Book with Facts & Photos about Chinese Culture, Geography & History

Chinese Dynasties, Emperors & Philosophers: Charts, Task Cards & Puzzles

Chinese New Year Writing & Reading Activities

Chinese Zodiac Task Cards for Mechanics and Grammar

Chinese Zodiac Word Search Puzzles

Or buy a small bundle:

China Bundle: Culture (includes the Chinese Zodiac Animals and C is for China products)

China Bundle: Writing (includes the Chinese New Year Writing Activities and ELA Task Cards products)

Or buy the big bundle with all 5 resources:

China Big Bundle of Writing, Reading, Grammar, Wordsearch Activities & Clipart (includes the C is for China ABC Book, Chinese Zodiac Animals Clipart, Chinese New Year Writing and Reading Activities, Chinese New Year ELA Task Cards and Chinese New Year Word Search Puzzles products)


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Thank you and happy teaching!


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