Holidays are a great excuse for getting the kids involved in holiday crafts, coloring, projects and themed learning activities. Chinese New year is a holiday on its way, this year is the 3rd , the year of the dragon. However, do take note that Chinese New Year has no fixed date. It is celebrated in accordance with the lunar calendar. Chinese New Year usually falls in either January or February. Chinese New Year is one of the world’s most vibrant celebrations, so why not brighten up the dark winter days some great Chinese New Year crafts, activities, traditional decorations and gifts for kids for the Year. Many of the traditional decorations and gifts used during the Chinese New Year can be homemade. Use many creative techniques and supplies to make a variety of holiday crafts related to Chinese New Years.Take Chinese New Year as a theme, these simple projects offer an interesting opportunity for your child to learn more about the festivities, and have fun making dragons, lanterns, fireworks and more! We’ve got several Chinese New Year crafts – a few for adults and a few for kids – that can created to add some festive touches to your celebration. You’ll find lots of ideas here for nearly every holiday under the sun! Remember, the two primary colors used in Chinese New Year celebrations are red (the symbol of happiness) and gold (the symbol of wealth and prosperity).