Year of the Rat resource
Celebrate Chinese New Year 2020 and the Year of the Rat with our free education resource packed full of exciting ideas and activities for you and your pupils.
Play the sound files and practice saying the names of different Chinese festivals and greetings in Mandarin. Read a traditional story about a pair of ambitious rat parents trying to find a husband for their daughter. Get creative making rat finger puppets, Tangram puzzles and steamed rice dumplings. Learn together about Tomb Sweeping Day, the Spring, Moon and Dragon Boat Festivals and read letters from Chinese children about how they celebrate with their friends and families.
This resource is suitable for primary years and adaptable for early secondary years and older.