News Tagged 'Chinese New Year'

Spring Festivals Around the World

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13919810553_587e297133_mIt is lovely to see what a few of the better known Spring festivals are all about and this can often be shown in pictures!

Doing a Google Search – with the free to use or share licence choice – will give you hundreds of images that you could use in school, but many travel companies have already got some images together which would also be great when used on a whiteboard. The following ...

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Chinese New Year

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© Copyright William Starkey and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.Chinese New Year is a really interesting celebration to learn about in class! This year, it falls on Monday the eighth of February.

The Chinese calendar is lunar. It has twelve lunar months and is about four weeks shorter than our own calendar.

The Chinese New Year is a spring festival which is celebrated ...

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Chinese New Year 2014

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Chinese New Year 2014Chinese New Year is a very important festival in China and this year – 2014 – is going to be the Year of the Horse.  The Chinese New Year starts on the 31st of January and this year will be 4712 on the Chinese Calendar. The animals used to identify the years on the calendar are in a twelve ...

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Chinese New Year

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A Chinese Dragon picture

The 23rd January 2012 is Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rabbit becomes the Year of the Dragon. This is an opportunity for children to learn about one of the world’s oldest cultures and the customs associated with the festival.

For a countdown ...

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