Year of the Ox


What do you know about the Chinese Year of the Ox? What characteristics might you expect of an ox child or adult? Find out here - and enjoy our fun printables, too!

Year of the Ox Dates

  • 11th February 1937 – 30th January 1938
  • 29th January 1949 – 16th February 1950
  • 15th February 1961 – 4rd February 1962
  • 3rd February 1973 – 22th January 1974
  • 20th February 1985 – 8th February 1986
  • 7th February 1997 – 27th January 1998
  • 26th January 2009 – 13th February 2010
  • 12th February 2021 - 31st January 2022
  • 31st January 1933 - 18th February 2034

Next Year of the Ox

We won't be celebrating the Year of the Ox again until 31st January 1933!

Year of the Ox for Kids

Ox Characteristics

As you might expect, the ox is dependable, very hard-working and strong. They are also very good leaders, who aren't swayed by the fads and fashions they see around them. They are honest, easy to get along with, loving and patient - an excellent companion or family member to have around.

Our Year of the Ox Resources

From 12th February 2021 to 31st January 2022 it has been the Year of the Ox. The ox is the...

Printable ox colouring pages for this large Asian beast of burden!

Here's a collection of free ox printables for children born in the Year of the Ox, for...

Just a few worksheets with an ox theme - but we hope that they will be useful, perhaps for a...

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

More Ox Fun for Kids

Ox Theme for Kids
Find out some more about oxen and enjoy our original crafts (lots!), printables and colouring pages...

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