35+ Chinese New Year Resources for Kids – Traditions, Food, Activities, Gift Guides

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Chinese New Year is the biggest holiday in China. You could say it’s equivalent to Christmas here in the United States. The celebration for Chinese New Year lasts 15 days. During this time, most businesses in China close during this duration so that people can spend time with their families.

Traditions abound with symbolic food and activities. It’s important to follow these traditions to properly usher out the old year and usher in the new year with plenty of good luck.

Below are over 35 Chinese New Year resources from multicultural family bloggers. Need an overall of this holiday? Check out the posts under the header “Chinese New Year Traditions & More.” Other categories below cover crafts and activities, food, gift guides, and the expat experience in China.

Read on to find more Chinese New Year resources so you and your family can learn more about this important holiday and how to celebrate it!






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Multicultural Kid Blogs Chinese New Year Series

Now that you’ve found all these great Chinese New Year resources from the bloggers above, check out the blogs below who are participating in Multicultural Kid Blog’s annual Chinese New Year Series. Happy New Year!


Chinese New Year | Multicultural Kid Blogs

Welcome to our fifth annual Chinese New Year blog hop! Lunar New Year, more commonly known as Chinese New Year, starts on February 5. It is the beginning of the Year of the Pig, and we have lots of great ideas for celebrating it with kids! Don’t miss our series from last year, 2017, 2016, and 2015, and you can find even more on our Chinese New Year Pinterest board:

Participating Blogs

Miss Panda Chinese on Multicultural Kid Blogs: 12 Chinese Animal Birth Signs

Bicultural Mama: 35+ Chinese New Year Resources for Kids

Creative World of Varya

All Done Monkey: 18 Chinese New Year Books for Children

Tiny Tapping Toes: Four Fun Activities for Chinese New Year

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