Arts of Asia in Reach
Chinese New Year: Paper Lanterns Lesson Plan
2. Lesson Materials


Lesson Plan (PDF 128KB)
Handout: Chinese Numbers (PDF 40KB)
Handout: Chinese Zodiac (PDF 208KB)
Handout: Lunar Animal Characteristics (PDF 32KB)
Worksheet: Comparing New Year's Traditions (PDF 24KB)
Power Point Presentation (ZIP 616KB)

Materials for Studio Activity
  • Assorted colored construction paper 9 x 12" (one sheet per student)
  • (3) Three black strips of construction paper measuring 1/2" wide and 12" long each (to be pre-cut by teacher)
  • Markers
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Optional: yellow and orange tissue paper

Materials for Presentation
  • LCD Projector
  • Microsoft Power Point
  • CD with Chinese New Year Power Point presentation

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