Storytime Kit: Chinese New Year

storytime kit chinese new year links and resources with paper lanterns and matching border

~ Celebrating The Chinese New Year ~

Books Available to Request
D is for Dragon Dance by Ying Chang Compestine
El Año Nuevo Chino por Rebecca Pettiford
Round is a Mooncake: A Book of Shapes by Roseanne Thong
The Year of the Rat: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac by Oliver Chin
The Next New Year by Janet S. Wong
The Nian Monster by Andrea Wang
Sam and the Lucky Money by Karen Chinn
¡Es el Año Nuevo Chino! por Richard Sebra
A New Year's Reunion by Yu Li-Qiong
Red is a Dragon: A Book of Colors by Roseanne Thong

La leche de la vaca al envase por Aliki
Milk from Cow to Carton by Aliki
La vaca que decía oink por Bernard Most
Everywhere the Cow says "Moo!" by Ellen Weinstein
La vaca que se subió a un árbol por Gemma Merino

Fingerplays / Juegod de Dedos
Chinese Hello Song (To the Tune of The Farmer in the Dell)
Gung Hay Fat Choy (To the Tune of Happy Birthday)

Learning Ideas
Red is everywhere during Chinese New Year ~ How many different red items can you find?

Parenting Tip
Bilingual books help young children learn about and become more accepting of other cultures and people.