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!