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Chinese New Year Printables Free: Colouring Pages, Word Search, Bingo

Chinese New Year 2024 takes place Saturday, February 10 and this is the Year of the Dragon.

Here are a few ideas on how to teach kids about Chinese New Year and some FREE Chinese New Year printables to help them learn (and to keep them busy!)

Chinese New Year Treats from Aberdeen Centre 2019

Chinese New Year Dates

The official Chinese New Year period lasts 7 days starting from New Year’s Eve to the 6th day of the 1st month of the lunar calendar.

Chinese New Year Animals

  • 2024: Dragon
  • 2025: Snake
  • 2026: Horse
  • 2027: Goat
  • 2028: Monkey
  • 2029: Rooster
  • 2030: Dog
  • 2031: Pig
  • 2032: Rat
  • 2033: Ox
  • 2034: Tiger

Chinese New Year Activities

The Chinese New Year is about being with your loved ones so visiting friends and family is the top activity.

Other Chinese New Year things to do include dragon and lion dances, visiting temples for blessings, letting off fireworks or firecrackers to ward off evil, cleaning your home (out with the old in with the new), and decorating your home with lucky and auspicious items.

Chinese New Year Outfits

Red is considered a lucky colour in Chinese culture, so find something red to wear! Many people will also wear newly bought clothes to welcome the New Year.

FREE Chinese New Year Printables

Below are some free Chinese New Year printables for kids that I am offering for FREE for personal, non-commercial use.

Download the files to your personal computer. Print as many copies as you would like to use.

You may not edit any of the printables, share my files with anyonhe else, store them on any website or forum, claim them as your own, or print and sell/distribute to others.

Chinese New Year Printable Activities

Chinese New Year Printable Colouring Pages

Here is a coloring page for general Chinese New Year symbols.

This Chinese New Year printable colouring page features a young girl in traditional attire and lanterns with cute designs.

This printable features a young boy and a dragon craft.

Here are some Year of the Dragon coloring sheets.

Chinese New Year Printable Mazes

Help the kids join the lion dance in these Chinese New Year printable mazes.

For older kids, this Chinese New Year maze is challenging but also fun!

Here is a Happy Chinese New Year activity for kids and adults. How many words can you make from the words “Lunar New Year” using each letter once.

Both kids and adults will enjoy this Chinese New Year-themed word scramble.

Chinese New Year Printables Free: Colouring Pages, Word Search, Bingo

Try to find this Lunar New Year secret message.

Here is another Lunar New Year word scramble.

Chinese New Year Printable Word Search

Chinese New Year Printables Free: Colouring Pages, Word Search, Bingo

Chinese New Year Arts & Crafts

Design your own lantern.

Create a New Year’s Dragon Mask!

Recreate the drawing of this Chinese New Year dragon.

Here are some templates for some DIY Lunar New Year Red Envelopes for the Year of the Dragon.

Chinese Zodiac Signs Printable Coloring Sheets

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Chinese New Year Bingo Printable

Here are free printable Chinese New Year bingo cards. Each set has 8 cards. Click to download Chinese New Year Bingo Cards.

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