One of my good friends, whose son is my son’s bestie, is Chinese and hosts a playdate almost every year for the Chinese New Year. I have had a blast brainstorming ideas with her and our other friends on what crafts we can do with the kids and all other kinds of playdate and party . . . . .
Every year we end up making fun crafts for Chinese New Year and celebrating by having a kid-friendly party with one of my son’s best friends. I love that it helps him learn about a culture that is different from his and about the different things his friend partakes in. In the past we have . . . . .
We celebrated Chinese New Year with a playdate filled with fun activities, crafts, adorable outfits, and yummy Chinese food. I was so happy with the way the Egg Carton Snakes turned out. Inspiration came from the egg carton dragon craft on the Kaboose website. We painted them red and also with gold glitter paint, the two . . . . .
This printable Chinese New Year book is too cute and it’s free to print! It follows the same format as the Brown Bear, Brown Bear book by Eric Carle. It’s fun for kids because it’s a mini coloring book of all the Chinese zodiac signs. My son has been a rock star at learning to read so I didn’t . . . . .
My son’s best friend is Chinese & this year we attended a little Chinese New Year Party at his house with some of our other friends. We made Chinese Drums– this actually turned into more of a mommy craft as the kids were busy playing with toys. They are simple to make! Supplies Needed: 2 small . . . . .