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Chinese New Year Lesson - Page 3

Red Envelope with Money
Red Envelope with Money

What is the woman holding?

She is holding a red envelope.

People put money in the envelopes and give them to children and young adults on Chinese New Year.



Dancer Getting Ready
Dancer Getting Ready

What do lions represent in Chinese culture?

They represent protection. Statues of lions are used to guard palaces and other buildings.

The Lion Dance is performed by a pair of dancers.



Dragon Dance
Dragon Dance

What are these men doing?

They are performing a Dragon Dance for a crowd of spectators.

The long dragon is made from silk and is attached to poles.

It takes a team of about ten dancers to perform a Dragon Dance.



Chinese New Year Worksheets and Activities

Worksheet on China

Chinese New Year Bingo

Blank Map of China

Facts About China Worksheet

Dragon Coloring and Writing

Video of China