These books will help you learn more about Chinese New Year. It is the most important festival in China, also called the Spring Festival. The date of the new year is determined by the lunar/solar calendar, so the date of the holiday varies from late January to mid February.
This story book teaches kids all about Chinese New Year by taking them through the preparations and special day with a family from San Fransisco.
Kung hay fat Choy means 'may you prosper' and is a greeting heard often during Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year, sometimes called Lunar New Year, is celebrated in Chinese communities throughout the world.
The author of this story book crosses 'The Gingerbread Man' with the traditional folktale of the bottomless rice jar for this story reinforcing the importance of giving.
"Chinese New Year for Kids" is a full color paperback book with beautiful, authentic Chinese illustrations. This is a hands-on workbook for parents and teachers, written for children from ages 3 to 12 years old, for use in the classroom or at home. Children will enjoy the party ideas, dragon parades, lion dances, art projects, and zodiac games. The art projects are designed to be easy, as well as inexpensive to reproduce for large groups.