Chinese New Year Music Crafts For Kids!

mandarinBoyRedHave you heard? February 8th marked the beginning of the Chinese Lunar New Year and it’s the year of the Fire Monkey.

If you’re unfamiliar with Chinese New Year, here is our compilation post that shares some wonderful ways to learn more and celebrate right in your home or classroom.  The first group of posts are music and music-related, but we just could not resist adding ones about food, fun and other festivities!

And stay tuned for our next post that teaches you a very familiar and easy-to-learn Chinese New Year song!

Music Crafts For Chinese New Year

Bolang Gu  - Craft versionMake a Bolang Gu – Monkey Drum

Make Your Own Chinese Gong

Explore and Make Tibetan Handbells

Erhu - Color ImageColor an Erhu – A Two-Stringed Chinese Violin

About Chinese New Year

“Gong Xi! Gong Xi!” – The Excitement of Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year ScrollsWhat To Expect In The Year of The Monkey

Chinese New Year Astrology Chart – Find Your Birth Year Here!

dragon dance imageChinese New Year – Crafts And Creativity!

Chinese Dumplings For New Year

Lucky Money Envelops

Chinese Paper Lantern Craft –

How To Make Paper Fortune Cookies

Recipes To Celebrate Chinese New Year

Picture Books Celebrating Chinese New Year


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