Have you taught your preschoolers about Chinese New Year? It’s the perfect time to start! You’ll find amazing ideas in this list of Chinese New Year Activities for preschoolersCelebrate with these Chinese New Year Activities for preschoolers! Craft dragons and Chinese lanterns with kids as a way to learn about Chinese culture.

10 Chinese New Year Activities for Preschoolers

Your kids are going to LOVE this set of learning activities! There are fire breathing dragons, gold coins, and lots of opportunity to learn about a new culture! Sneak in learning with this set of activities from some of our favorite sites. Feel free to leave a comment with your favorite Chinese New Year activities!

Chinese New Year Montessori Activities | Trillium Montessori – Start your learning with this set of Montessori themed activities. It’s a great way to start your busy year off with fun learning!

Recycled Dancing Dragon Craft | Oh Creative Day – This is a great dragon craft for your recycle bin! Grab a couple materials and get creative as you talk about a historic figure in Chinese culture.

Chinese New Year Sensory Bin | Gift of Curiosity – If your kids love sensory activities, this is THE bin to create for Chinese New Year! Sensory bins are a great way to introduce vocabulary and help strengthen little hands.

Cupcake Liner Dragon Craft | I Heart Crafty Things – Isn’t this adorable? Cupcake liners are a fun way to craft this new year and the end product is absolutely gorgeous!

Easy Fireworks Painting | Danya Banya – I LOVE this idea! Create fun firework themed painting for your Chinese New Year celebration!

Celebrate with these Chinese New Year Activities for preschoolers! Craft dragons and Chinese lanterns with kids as a way to learn about Chinese culture.

Chinese Inspired Sensory Play | Nurture Store –  Help your kids learning more Chinese vocabulary as they build and learn with play dough.

Zodiac Coloring Lanterns | Totschooling – Print and create your own Zodiac themed lanterns this new year. Learn more about the animal of the year and the Chinese culture too!

Dragon Puppets | Red Ted Art – Wow! I know so many preschoolers who would LOVE adding these dragon puppets to their pretend play area!

Chinese New Year Inspired Slime | Little Bins for Little Hands – What a fun way to celebrate Chinese New Year! Create your own slime inspired by the Chinese culture.

Egg Carton Dragon Craft | I Heart Crafty Things – You’ll need your recycle bin for this dragon craft! Kids are going to love to decorate and and play with their new dragon!

Celebrate with these Chinese New Year Activities for preschoolers! Craft dragons and Chinese lanterns with kids as a way to learn about Chinese culture.


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