Chinese New Year Crafts – Year of the Dragon

Chinese New Years Crafts

Chinese New Year falls on January 23rd this Year. And, in honor of Chinese New Year I put together a list of crafts just about the Chinese New Year. You will find that most of them are Dragon Crafts and you might wonder why….. well, I will tell you why. This year is the Year of the Dragon. So, to honor that fact the majority of the crafts I have listed here will be Dragon Crafts. Not all of them…. there are plenty of fun other crafts that have nothing to do with Dragons. So, check out the post and pick a few Chinese New Year Crafts to do with the kids….. they are sure to love them. So, let’s get started.

A Bowl of Oranges Collage – Craft for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is just a few days away…. It falls on January 23, 2012. Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese Holidays. In honor of Chinese New Year today we are going to make a Bowl of Oranges Collage. Oranges are passed out freely on Chinese New Year because they represent luck and wealth. So, I thought this craft would be a perfect craft for Chinese New Year. You only need a few materials for this craft, so grab them and let’s get started.

Making Rabbit Chinese New Year Fan Arts and Crafts Project for Kids

Making Rabbit Chinese New Year Fan Arts and Crafts Project for Kids

2011 is the Year of the Rabbit, so today we will be making a Chinese-style fan with rabbits on it. Included is a template with 3 rabbit outlines, but you can also draw your own. Just make sure they aren’t too big.