More than 5 Ways to Celebrate the Lunar New Year With Your Kids!
My favorite part of our family’s Lunar New Year celebration (also referred to as Chinese New Year) is that it is a day filled with fun. Family and friends, both Asian and American, are always eager to gather and enjoy celebrating together. It’s often a casual affair at our house, but my kids look forward to it almost as much as Christmas. If you’ve never celebrated Lunar New Year before, here are nine ways to start!
Look up your family’s Chinese zodiac signs and see if any of the descriptions are reflective of your personalities.
Read a book about Lunar New Year.
Make paper lanterns and hang them in your home.
Attend a Lunar New Year festival or celebration near you.
Learn some words in an Asian language.
Enjoy a Lunar New Year tasting menu including foods like noodles, dumplings and spring rolls.
If you’ve celebrated Lunar New Year in the past, what was your favorite part of the festivities?