The Year of the Monkey
resembling’), is a repeating cycle of 12 years, with each year being
represented by an animal and its reputed attributes. Traditionally these
zodiac animals were used to date the years. In order, the 12 animals are: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig.
to the Chinese lunar calendar. See the years of each animal below or use
the calculator on the right to determine your own sign. Those born in January and February take care: Chinese (Lunar) New
Year moves between 21 January and February 20. If you were born in
January or February, check whether your birth date falls before or after
Chinese New Year to know what your Chinese zodiac year is. You can find more information here.
Chinese New Year Activity Book for Year of the Monkey:
write, illustrate, and color-in information about the year of the
monkey! They also discover their own Chinese zodiac and research fun
information about their animal (personality traits, lucky numbers, lucky
colors, and best-suited careers).
|Chinese New Year 2016 Activity Pack|
Monkey Craft Activity:
|Cute Monkey Craft Activity|
How to draw a Monkey:
Here is an awesome video giving step-by-step instructions on how to draw a monkey. There is also a printable version on the website. This would make a fun-tastic wall display in your room or hallway.
These activities would be great beginning of the year tasks. What activities do you use at the beginning of the year?