Chinese New Year takes place on Monday, February 8 this year. Looking for some fun and informative resources to use in your classroom or library? Start here!
An introduction to the history of the Chinese New Year, put together by the Asian Art Museum.
A history of the Chinese New Year put together by your favorite fast food restaurant, Panda Express.
Chinese Fables: The Dragon Slayer and Other Timeless Tales of Wisdom by Shiho S. Nunes and Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard
Little Monkey King’s Journey by Li Jian, translated by Yijin Wert
Celebrating Chinese Festivals: A Collection of Holiday Tales, Poems and Activities by Sanmu Tang
Chinese Zodiac Animals by Sanmu Tang, translated by Zhu Jingwen
Lee and Low have an excellent PDF of recommended titles to read and activities to go with them.
Created by Nikki Gregerson, Elementary Library Media Supervisor, Granite School District.