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bullet Chinese New Year - UK site; easy reading on customs, Lion Dance, Dragons and the zodiac
bullet Chinese New Year
bullet Vietnamese New Year 2012, 2013 - Read about customs during Tet Nguyen Dan
bullet Chinese Zodiac Page
bullet The Lion and the "Nian"
bullet The great race | British Council - a version of the story of the Chinese Zodiac for learners of English



bullet Chinese New Year Games
bullet Celebrating Chinese New Year - Two videos about Chinese New Year celebrations in England
bullet Chinese New Year - Make a Chinese Dragon

BBC - CBeebies - Chinese New Year - Dragon - instructions and template for making a paper dragon


Chinese New Year : Activity Village






Resources for Teaching

bullet Vietnamese Zodiac - lengthy article from Things Asian.
bullet Tet: Vietnamese New Year:The Chinese New Year and Tet, the Vietnamese New Year have many similarities.
bullet The Chinese New Year starts today. - ReadWriteThink
bullet BBC - Schools - Festivals & Events: Chinese New Year
bullet The Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade