Friday, January 20, 2012

Chinese New Year Activities

For many people, Chinese New Year is one of the most important and longest celebrations of the year.  Did you know it lasts for 15 days? It is a time of celebration, eating special foods (like noodles for longevity), cleaning and decorating the house, giving gifts, fireworks, visiting family and getting ready for the coming year.


This year is the year of the dragon, and festivities begin on Monday, January 23rd.  Here are some fun ways you can celebrate Chinese New Years with your kids: