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Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration!

We had a lot of fun at a Chinese New Year Celebration this weekend! My kids especially loved the lion dancers (in the Southern style).

Before we went, we made red envelopes to feed the lions:

In addition to the lion dancers, there was also a demonstration of traditional Japanese drumming:

For the last number, there was audience participation!

Afterwards there was a cute dragon hand print craft in honor of the year of the dragon!

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Candace Lindemann, Yale, BA, Harvard Graduate School of Education, EdM, is an educational consultant and published writer. She enjoys new learning experiences with her children, ages 6 and 4 and 1.5.

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One Response to "Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration!"

  1. Sherwood Macdougall says:

    Hi,I’ll work my way through your list this week! Just thought Id mention Arderne Gardens, Main Rd Claremont, which has been carefully upgraded and is home to many of the most magnificent trees in the country! Free entry and it is monitored.