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Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration!

Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration!

Pin It 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: Pin It In addition to the lion dancers, there was also a demonstration of traditional Japanese drumming: Pin It For the last number, there was audience participation! Pin It Afterwards there was a cute dragon hand print craft in honor of the year of the … Read entire article »

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Chinese New Year Dragon

Chinese New Year Dragon

Pin It Happy New Year! What? I’m late for the New Year?  Not if it is Chinese New Year we’re celebrating! If you’ve ever had the chance to enjoy a Chinese New Year celebration, you know how rich the tradition is! In anticipation of the start of the Year of the Rabbit on February 3, we made paper chain dragons: Materials construction paper googly eyes feathers tape glue Directions: 1. Cut paper into 1 inch wide strips. 2. Tape two ends of a strip together to form a … Read entire article »

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