Chinese New Year Worksheets

We all know of the New year and attribute the seconds before it becomes January first as a time to countdown and a ball to drop in some overpopulated square. Chinese communities celebrate their new year based on the cycles of the moon. Therefore, the celebration often takes place between January 21st and February 20th. As a result, Chinese New Year is often referred to as the Lunar New Year. This is celebration takes place for 15 days and most Chinese cultures observe this by designating a week for a break from work. The holiday centers its focus on relaxation and recovery providing a sense of renewal. A common activity that takes place in many homes is a deep cleaning to help remove any bad luck. In many communities you will notice a series of events that take place over all 15 days. These worksheets will help immerse students in the concepts and thoughts that are observed during this celebration.