Chinese New Year crafts – fun activities for kids for a festive mood
We will show you some ideas which will entertain your children as they always expect festive activities and fun crafts. Chinese New Year crafts for kids are focused on the home decoration and you can choose a suitable idea as per the age of the child.
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Chinese New Year crafts for kids – printable coloring pages
Chinese New Year crafts for small kids should be easy and safe. Coloring pages are an ideal option and you will see some cute printable ideas below. 2016 is the year of the monkey and you can get the children color different pages with funny monkeys. Print out the pages and use them to craft a banner for the kids’ room or print out place cards with funny monkeys. Decorating fans is a popular craft as well and you can make a party and a contest for fan decoration. Small kids can draw on printable coloring pages, while older ones can craft their own fan and decorate it. The dragon is one of the traditional symbols of Chinese New Year and there are many creative craft ideas how to make a dragon.
Chinese New Year crafts – ideas with paper
One of the most popular Chinese New Year crafts for kids is making paper lanterns. It is a lot of fun and parents can assist their small kids for crafting simple models. The traditional color is red, but when it comes to kids, let them use other colors and make a bunch of paper lanterns for the table or the walls. Paper fortune cookies are another great idea. You can write or print out New Year’s wishes and make fortune cookies for each guest and visitor. Fire crackers from paper rolls, little drums – all these easy crafts will add to the festive mood in every home.