Year of the Ox Resources

Lots NEW! From 12th February 2021 to 31st January 2022 we will be in the Year of the Ox. The ox is the second of all the Chinese zodiac animals, and is regarded as a hardworking, loyal animal. It is said that in 2021 those that work hard will be well rewarded, but that hard work will be necessary for all of us. Something to pass on to the kids!

Explore specific Year of the Ox resources below, as well as more general ox resources here.

Year of the Ox for Kids

Chinese New Year Ox Colouring Page

Chinese New Year Ox Colouring Page

Those born in the Chinese Year of the Ox are said to be strong, and the Ox on our colouring page looks very strong indeed! Grab some pens or crayons and colour in his picture...

How Many Oxen Word Search

How Many Oxen Word Search

How many times can you find the word "ox" in this word search puzzle? We've provided upper and lower case versions, to suit young and old, and the answers are included in each pdf too.

Lantern Festival Year Of The Ox Colouring Page

Lantern Festival Year of the Ox Colouring Page

You can really go to town when colouring in our lovely ox surrounded by Chinese lanterns, perfect for Year of the Ox 2021! Fill the page up with reds and oranges and pinks and yellows, all the colours of Chinese New Year...

Ox Characteristics Poster

Ox Characteristics Poster

Year of the ox poster with characteristics of those born in year of the ox - dependable, tolerant, determined, hard-working, strong, patient and honest.

Year of the Ox Bookmark

Year of the Ox Bookmark

We've got a page of five printable bookmarks featuring a fun illustration and the characteristics typical of a person born into the Year of the Ox. Fun for handing out in the classroom!

Year of the Ox Bookmarks

Year of the Ox Bookmarks

Here are three fun bookmarks for welcoming in the Year of the Ox. Perhaps the kids could write down a horoscope for the year ahead on the back, or the characteristics of someone born in the Year of the Ox?

Year Of The Ox Card

Year of the Ox Card

This striking design will make this Year of the Ox card really stand out. Print (using borderless settings if possible) and fold to make an A5 sized card with plenty of space for the children to write their own message inside.

Year of the Ox character study worksheet

Year of the Ox Character Study Worksheet

Here's a creative writing worksheet with a difference! We've asked the kids to create and describe a character for a TV programme based on the adjectives used to describe people born in the Year of the Ox- we've listed them at the start to help them out...

Year of the Ox Chinese New Year Envelope

Year of the Ox Chinese New Year Envelope

Here's an alternative to the Chinese New Year "red envelope" or lucky money envelope, specially for Year of the Ox 2021. Just print, cut out and fold as instructed, making sure to tuck some lucky money inside before sealing it up!

Year Of The Ox Colouring Bookmarks 1

Year of the Ox Colouring Bookmarks 1

There are 2 doodly Year of the Ox designs on this page of bookmarks to colour in for Chinese New Year, with lots of detail to keep even the most dedicated "colourist" busy!

Year Of The Ox Colouring Bookmarks 2

Year of the Ox Colouring Bookmarks 2

These fun colouring bookmarks for the Chinese New Year - Year of the Ox - are fun for kids to colour in. Perhaps they could gift them to a friend or relative, with a new year message on the back?

Year Of The Ox Colouring Card

Year of the Ox Colouring Card

Colour in this stunning colouring card for Chinese New Year of the Ox - perfect to wish someone Gong Xi Fa Cai in 2021!

Year Of The Ox Colouring Card 2

Year of the Ox Colouring Card 2

What better way to wish someone Gong Xi Fa Cai or Kung Hei Fat Choy than with a card you have coloured in yourself! This one is for Year of the Ox 2021.

Year Of The Ox Colouring Page 1

Year of the Ox Colouring Page 1

There is lots of lovely detail and design in this Year of the Ox colouring page, perfect for older children and adults to enjoy for Chinese New Year 2021.

Year Of The Ox Colouring Page 2

Year of the Ox Colouring Page 2

Welcome in the Chinese New Year of the Ox in February 2021 with this colouring page complete with Chinese lanterns and a rather determined looking ox - all the better to chase away the problems of 2020!

Year Of The Ox Colouring Page 3

Year of the Ox Colouring Page 3

There's no mistaking the ox on this Year of the Ox colouring page! This would make a fun one to colour in then cut out to use in displays.

Year Of The Ox Frame

Year of the Ox Frame

This simple frame is perfect for a writing activity for welcoming in the Chinese New Year of the Ox, or perhaps for sending a letter to loved ones? The kids can of course colour in the border.

Year Of The Ox Handwriting Worksheet

Year of the Ox Handwriting Worksheet

Children can practise their handwriting with this fun Year of the Ox handwriting worksheet, complete with a couple of ox illustrations to colour in. Perfect for Lunar New Year!

Year Of The Ox How Many Words

Year of the Ox How Many Words

"How many words" puzzles are always fun and so versatile as you can play on your own, in a group, as a timed challenge and so on. This one is for the new Year of the Ox 2021, and has a challenging X in the mix!

Year Of The Ox Maze

Year of the Ox Maze

This fun jumbly maze is perfect for some finger control practice at Chinese New Year - to welcome in the Year of the Ox!

Year Of The Ox Mazes 1

Year of the Ox Mazes 1

This pdf contains 4 Year of the Ox mazes for your youngest children, perfect for practising finger control! Trace the route with a finger, and then draw over it with a pencil. Or laminate the mazes and use them again and again with a dry wipe pen...

Year Of The Ox Mazes 2

Year of the Ox Mazes 2

Enjoy 4 harder mazes themed for Chinese New Year of the Ox, in 4 different shapes! If you get stuck, have a look at the solutions...

Year Of The Ox Mazes 3

Year of the Ox Mazes 3

This set of Year of the Ox mazes contains 4 really quick tricky puzzles for you! Help the ox find his way through the mazes to the lucky coin at the end...  

Year Of The Ox Poster

Year of the Ox Poster

Here's a colourful Chinese New Year poster for 2021! February welcomes in the Year of the Ox - the second of all the Chinese Zodiac animals, and a dependable, loyal and hardworking animal. Let's hope that the ox can chase away some of the problems of 2020!

Year Of The Ox Poster 2

Year of the Ox Poster 2

This colourful poster if perfect for displaying in the classroom or a family home to wish everyone a Happy Chinese New Year, the Year of the Ox. Gong Xi Fa Cai or Kung Hei Fat Choy! Print with borderless settings, or trim the edges after printing.

Year Of The Ox Story Paper

Year of the Ox Story Paper

Our Year of the Ox story paper for 2021 comes in 4 versions: black and white and colour, lined and with handwriting lines. How about researching a forecast (or making one up!) for the year ahead...

Year of the Ox Tracing Page

Year of the Ox Tracing Page

Here's a fun tracing page for Year of the Ox. Younger children can trace between the dotted lines. Older kids can trace all of them, in different colours if they wish!

Year Of The Ox Writing Frame

Year of the Ox Writing Frame

This writing frame comes in lined and handwriting versions and makes a striking background for some Chinese New Year writing in the Year of the Ox, 2021. Write a forecast for the year, think about goals, research the characteristics of people born in the Year of the Ox ...

Year Of The Ox Writing Paper

Year of the Ox Writing Paper

Choose from 3 versions of this pretty Chinese New Year of the Ox writing paper for 2021 - blank, lined or with handwriting lines.

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