K - 3 Learning Pages:
Resources for Kindergarten to Grade 3 teachers

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Holidays - Chinese New Year

 

Activity Village - http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/chinese_new_year_jigsaws.htm Online jigsaw puzzles

Chinese New Year Calendar - http://www.chinapage.com/newyear.html  Includes monthly calendar print out options.

Chinese New Year - Vicki Blackwell's Internet Guide for Educators -
http://www.vickiblackwell.com/chinese.html Amazing collection of links including one to get your own Chinese Name. 

Discover China - http://www.chinavista.com/discover.html  virtual tour, cultural tidbits such as Chinese poetry, folk music, and recipes; database to search for information about China

DLTK's Chinese New Year and General Chinese Crafts -
http://www.dltk-holidays.com/china/index.htm cooking, coloring, zodiac, crafts

Enchanted Learning -  http://www.zoomdinosaurs.com/crafts/chinesenewyear/  Activities, zodiac and symbols, Chinese numbers, maps.

Everything Preschool - http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/chinnesenewyear/  If you can get past the terrible spelling, there are some great ideas!

GIO, Lunar New Year in Taiwan -
http://www.gio.gov.tw/taiwan-website/5-gp/culture/lunar-NY/ This site gives a brief history about the Chinese New Year, the reason for using the color red on door decorations, the various days of the celebration, etc.

Gr. 2-3 lesson plans - Natalie Walker has prepared a 3-5 day unit; printables
http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/units/Byrnes-celebrations/chinese.html

Made in China - http://china.candidemedia.com/html/index.html a five-week exploration of digital journalists documented here in journal and cartoon form.

Ms. Jacoby's Gr. 2 Class - Year of the Rooster - http://msjacoby.com/  She always has excellent choices for links!

Perpetual School - Chinese New Year - Good ideas for younger students
http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/holiday_themes/chinese_newyear.htm

School Bell - http://www.theschoolbell.com/Links/months/chinese_ny.html  Kathy Gursky has collected wonderful links with great extension possibilities.

Teacher Vision - http://www.teachervision.fen.com/page/6603.html?detoured=1  for ideas for gr. 2-3.

What's Your Class' Zodiac Sign - http://www.planetesme.com/chinesenewyear.html  Just a fun site for teachers - you know your class this year is different from last year's...