This Chinese themed story paper includes an illustration of the story behind the animals of the Chinese zodiac. Perhaps children could read or listen to our version of the story here (The Story of the Chinese Zodiac) and then write out their own account?
Chinese Zodiac Story Paper
Did you know that Koi carp like these are particularly valued throughout Asia? In China and Japan, carp are thought to symbolise success, prosperity, courage, longevity and good fortune!
The kids can have a go at writing an acrostic poem about China using these printable pages, with or without flags to decorate. They make useful writing frames, too.