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Chinese New Year!

Posted by on 30/01/2014


We have been learning about the different

beliefs and traditions of Chinese New Year!


We have made Chinese lanterns, eaten

crackers with sauce and used chopsticks,

retold the story of Chinese New Year and who

won the animal race and painted our names in



We have thought about what is the same and

what is different to how we celebrate New



Some of the letters in Chinese are similar to

ours. We thought the Chinese crackers were a

bit similar to Quavers.


They sometimes release lanterns at New Year

which is different to us. Also we use knives and

forks to eat and they use chopsticks! We found

it a bit tricky to use these. Our prawn cracker

kept falling off!

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