Celebrate Lunar New Year with a Fun Color by Number

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Celebrate Lunar New Year with a Fun Color by Number

The Lunar New Year is almost here! Ring in the Year by downloading our free 7-page Lunar New Year color-by-number printable. This fun activity is perfect for celebrating the holiday with your kids or students while learning about Chinese culture. Please take a moment to post this to your homeschool board so you can find it later.

What is a Color By Number?

A color-by-number is an outline drawing divided into sections labeled with a number corresponding to a color. The young artist matches the colors to the numbers to reveal a colorful picture. It’s that easy!

Color by numbers keeps kids engaged in a calm, focused activity. They also help develop fine motor skills, number recognition, and color identification abilities. Our Lunar New Year color-by-number incorporates elements of Chinese culture into a fun, educational activity for the holiday.

The Benefits of Our Lunar New Year Color By Number

Our printable Lunar New Year color by number provides the following benefits:

  • Entertaining activities for kids during this festive time
  • Reinforces counting and color-matching skills
  • Teaches about Lunar New Year traditions and symbols
  • Quality time crafting with your child or student
  • Free printables save money over store-bought crafts

The 7 page printable features classic Lunar New Year elements like lanterns, fireworks, flowers, and more. Simply print out the pages, grab some crayons or colored pencils, and let the coloring fun begin!

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Lunar New Year Color By Number

Enhance the Activity with Lunar New Year Books

Pair coloring time with reading top books about Lunar New Year traditions and customs aloud. Wonderful children’s tales inform and entertain for a memorable celebration.

Bringing in the New Year

Written by Grace Lin

A richly illustrated story taking readers through Chinese New Year traditions.

Lunar New Year

Written by Hannah Eliot, Illustrated by Alina Chau

An educational story on the origins of Lunar New Year customs.

D is for Dragon Dance by Ying Chang

Written by Ying Chang Compestine, Illustrated by yongsheng Xuan

An alphabet book introducing Lunar New Year celebrations.

Ruby’s Chinese New Year

Written by Vikkie Lee, Illustrated by Joey Chou

Experience the 15-day Lunar New Year festival through a child’s perspective.

China’s Child

Written by Evi Triantafyllides, Illustrated by Nefeli Malekov

It is a heartwarming story about a Chinese girl named Mei Ling who imagines a baby brother while exploring Lunar New Year markets. Mei Ling wanted a baby brother for as long as she could remember. She asked and asked and wished and wished, yet nothing happened. Until one day … she came up with a plan! Imaginary friends, a fantastical world, and adventures at every turn await all the little dreamers, explorers, and inventors out there.

PoPo’s Lucky Chinese New Year

Written by Virginia Loh-Hagan, Illustrated by Renné Benoit

A young Chinese-American girl learns about Chinese New Year traditions from her grandmother (PoPo) in this heartwarming multigenerational story that teaches about customs while emphasizing family bonds.

Start a New Holiday Tradition with Our Color By Number aCTIVITIES

Continue celebrating the Lunar New Year by making our color-by-number printable an annual tradition. Children can look back fondly at their progress in art and reading skills over the years. Plus, it’s a holiday activity the whole family can enjoy together.

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