Chinese New Year Crafts

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with these quick and easy Chinese New Year crafts for kids, which we think emphasise the colour and excitement and exuberance of the Spring Festival! We've got lantern crafts for the Lantern Festival, lots of Chinese blossom ideas for Spring, some wonderful Chinese dragons, home made (pretend) firecrackers and drums and kites and red envelopes and lots more for you to explore by clicking through to the pages below.

We've also got craft ideas for each of the animals of the Chinese Zodiac, so that you can explore by your child's birthday year or by the current New Year. In February 2021 we will be enjoying crafts for Year of the Ox!

Finally we've got some general China-themed craft ideas too...

General Chinese New Year Crafts

Chinese New Year is all about bright colours, loud noises, colourful lanterns and spring and Chinese dragons and celebration! We've got all sorts of craft ideas to explore below.

Our Chinese Dragon crafts are not just for the Year of the Dragon. Most are quick and easy to do -...
Blossom trees are much prized in both China and Japan and linked closely with spring festivals....
The 15th and final day of Chinese New Year celebrations is the Lantern Festival. Traditionally...

Try some of our Chinese New Year origami models and use them to decorate greetings cards, the...

We have a large collection of Chinese New Year Crafts here, red envelopes, kites, goldfish,...

Crafts by Animal of the Chinese Zodiac

Every Lunar New Year brings in a new Chinese zodiac animal - there are 12 in total. We've got all sorts of crafty ideas to enjoy with the kids for each of the years below!

Enjoy our collection of ox crafts for kids - perfect for Year of the Ox, or perhaps a farm theme...

Whether you are studying India, just interested in tigers, or looking at the animals of the...

Here is a collection of rabbit crafts for kids of all ages -perfect for Easter, Chinese New Year...

Our Chinese Dragon crafts are not just for the Year of the Dragon. Most are quick and easy to do -...

Enjoy these snake crafts with your children. Whether you want something for Chinese New Year of...

Have some fun with our original goat crafts for kids. Who would have thought that such simple...

All NEW! Whether you are looking for a quick monkey craft for a jungle themed party, or some...

Have some fun at Chinese New Year with these Year of the Rooster crafts. We've tried to...

Whether you have a pet dog or not you can make your own dog to love with this fun collection of...

Celebrate a new Chinese New Year - the Year of the Pig - by having a go at one of these fun pig...

Enjoy our collection of rat crafts for kids - perfect for Chinese New Year or perhaps even a pet...

More Crafts for Chinese New Year

We also have a good collection of general craft ideas themed around the country of China...

Studying China and Chinese culture? We have suggestions for some China-...

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