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Chinese New Year - The Year of the Dragon

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On Saturday 10th February we celebrate Chinese New Year. There are several activities happening in Romford celebrating the event. 

Chinese New Year Festival 
Saturday 10th February 12pm - 4pm
Lots of free activities on the Market and South Street
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Chinese Lantern Making 
Saturday 10th February 10:30am - 12:30am
Book your child's place at Harold Hill Library
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Here are some links to useful websites for activities relating to The Year of The Dragon.

Get creative and make a stick puppet Chinese dragon, some red money wallets or Chinese lanterns.


Images from Pinterest - see links above!

Create a fact file using all the facts you can find out using the links below!

There are lots of FREE resources for younger children available via the cbeebies website.

The story of how each year got it's name

How to make a Chinese dragon

Watch a Chinese dragon dance

Ubercorn's Chinese New Year Funky Facts

Newsround - What you need to know about Chinese New Year

To find out what year YOU were born in, click here and add your date of birth

For printables including colouring pages, puzzles and games visit Activity Village.

Interesting facts for more able readers on The School Run.


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