Category Archives: Lunar New Year

Where to Find Lunar New Year Events 2017

I’m not able to spend the time to list out Lunar New Year events for 2017, but I’m going to provide a list of where to find the information: Montgomery County Public Libraries – look up events for “New Year”, … Continue reading

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A Family Guide to Lunar New Year Events 2016

Some of this is a repeat of my 2015 post, but I have updated it to refer to 2016 events and added more here and there. As I write this I have 30 events listed on my Lunar New Year … Continue reading

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Lunar New Year Lesson Plan – 2nd Grade

When I started writing this lesson plan, I had decided to change books this year, and I wrote a review of some of my considerations.  But then when I checked with the teacher, she said I was welcome to do … Continue reading

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Making a Chinese Dragon for the Dragon Dance

There are two kinds of dances you find at Lunar New Year.  The first is the Lion Dance, which is two people and a head that looks nothing like a lion. You can see a quick video of a lion … Continue reading

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Lunar New Year: Which Event to Take the Family To?

So you see my list of Lunar New Year Events for 2015, but which one is the one for your family? (Updated 2/7/2015) Here are some suggestions for where to go to celebrate Lunar New Year, which is known as … Continue reading

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Making Chinese New Year Firecracker Decorations

I really wanted some of the fake firecrackers that are hung up at Lunar New Year.   And I’ve seen them in Vietnamese shops and at festivals.  The big ones look like they are made out of toilet paper rolls, but … Continue reading

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Books for Lunar New Year – Second Grade Considerations

 I have been doing Lunar New Year presentations in my child’s class since he was a two year old in preschool.  From ages 2 – 6, I have always read the same two books, “Bringing in the New Year“, by … Continue reading

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