the living art of storytelling in Massachusetts
The Chinese New Year begins on February 3 and 2011 is The Year of the Rabbit. Here are some tales, crafts, curriculum and more to help you celebrate in style!
A Rabbit Story - Tibet
Brer Rabbit and Tar Baby - USA
The Dance for Water or Rabbit’s Triumph – South Africa
The Foolish Lion and the Clever Rabbit
Rabbit and Fox– Native American
The Rabbit and the Coyote - Mayan
Rabbit Shots the Sun – Native American
The Rabbit Throws Out His Sandal - Mayan
The Smiling Rabbit - Mexico
Storybug.net – Two previous posts on my blog about the Chinese New Year in 2008 and 2009. While the stories are not about rabbit you will find information about the celebration that may be useful.
http://tinyurl.com/yfqejbk and http://tinyurl.com/ylxdd5l
Chinese Folklore -Short Stories for Children
Apples4theTeacher - Recommended reading. Children's books for the Chinese New Year.
DLTK Crafts – So many rabbit crafts here you will be hopping for hours!
China themed coloring pages - http://tinyurl.com/2en37sa
Chinese Dragon Puppet – Makes a great bookmark as well. http://tinyurl.com/3ysk9ce
Chinese New Year Zodiac Wreath - http://tinyurl.com/2a2h5ul
Enchanted Learning - Crafts and activities for the Chinese New Year. http://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/chinesenewyear/
China Word Search - http://tinyurl.com/35cspxe
Education World - Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit - http://tinyurl.com/32xxno3
Chinese Proverbs - http://tinyurl.com/4francl
Chinese New Year Printables and Worksheets
Chinese New Years Games