Arts of Asia in Reach
Chinese New Year: Lai-See Envelopes Lesson Plan
2. Lesson Materials


Lesson Plan (PDF 120KB)
Handout: Chinese Zodiac (PDF 208KB)
Handout: Lunar Animal Characteristics (PDF 32KB)
Handout: Lai-See Template (PDF 128KB)
Worksheet: Comparing New Year's Traditions (PDF 24KB)
Power Point Presentation (ZIP 616KB)

Materials for Studio Activity #1
  • Red construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Glue stick
  • Markers
  • Worksheets

Materials for Studio Activity #2
  • Scissors
  • Coin paper printouts
  • Crayons (gold, brown, bronze, and/or yellow

Materials for Presentation
  • LCD projector
  • Lap top
  • Microsoft Power Point
  • CD with Power Point presentation on Chinese New Year
  • Hand-outs
  • Projection screen

Materials for Follow-Up and Lesson Extensions
  • Handouts
  • Visit to Allen Memorial Art Museum

Continue to: 3. Strategies & Procedures