Readers Theater script. 20 characters. Learn how the Chinese New Year is celebrated in Modern times and the ancient Legend from where it all began!
Kid Reporters visit homes, festivals and parades to explore the Chinese New Year Holiday. Then actors perform The Curse of the Nian, which takes place in Ancient China. A horrible Nian comes every year to destroy a village until a mysterious old man comes to the village to help save it. Working with a brave Villager they scare the Nian away and create the Chinese New Year.
There is even a vocabulary section at the end. Happy Reading and Gung Hay Fat Choy!