Yesterday, we shared some information on how you can have fun this weekend with the kids by learning all about a new culture and celebrating Chinese New Years. To add even more fun, here are some fun craft ideas to do with the kids.
Egg Carton Dragon Craft
With an empty egg carton and some paint, you can make a very cool-looking dragon.
Make some paper dragons and start a parade around the house.
During the Festival of Lanterns, children carry candle-lit lanterns in the street. Here’s an easy way to make a paper lantern.
Using some household cardboard tubes, your kids will love making these red firecrackers to decorate the house.
This traditional Traditional “Chase the Tail” Game is so fun with this easy Dragon Costume for kids.
Tutorial on How to Draw a Chinese Dragon Head
I love Chinese Dragons. They are so magestic looking. If you have some little artists at home, see if they can draw you a Chinese Dragon from this tutorial.
Make a Good Luck Red Envelope
During Chinese New Years, it is traditional for parents and grandparents to give kids red envelopes filled with money or trinkets for good luck. It’s easy to make your own.
Chinese Tea Party
While this isn’t specifically a Chinese New Year celebration, Amy at LivingLocurto.com shared a very fun idea for a kids’ Chinese Tea Party. There are a few fun activities and snacks you can adapt for your celebration.
Tell me which craft are you going to make with the kids? If you have any other craft ideas, please share in the comments section. I’d love to see them.