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2024 Chinese New Year Color By Numbers [Free Printable]

According to the Chinese zodiac calendar, 2024 is the year of the dragon!

The Chinese New Year is a joyous, festive holiday celebrated all over the world. It marks the beginning of a new year in the traditional Chinese calendar and is full of fun traditions and activities that children can participate in.

Whether you’re looking to teach your kids about other cultures or just have some fun together, our Chinese New Year color by numbers printables are a great way to celebrate with your kiddos!

For even more coloring fun, check out our other color by number worksheets that we know your kids will love coloring too!

Chinese Lunar New Year Color By Numbers Worksheets

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Inside this Chinese color by number printable pack, we’ve included the following themed worksheets:

  • Rabbit color by number
  • Dragon color by number
  • Party hat color by number
  • Fireworks color by number
  • 2 lantern color by numbers

Whether your child colors them all or just chooses their favorite, this free printable set is a fun and easy no-prep activity that kids will love doing.

Add these Chinese New Year free printable coloring pages to your lesson plans on Chinese culture, or simply print them out for some at-home coloring fun!

Chinese new year color by number rabbit

Benefits Of Color By Number Worksheets

Color by number sheets are a fun way for kids to learn!

Not only does the process of filling in the colors help hone their hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills, but coloring also encourages their creativity and helps them understand how different colors come together to form unique designs.

On top of that, these worksheets are great for helping kids with color recognition, number math, and number recognition practice!

Chinese new year color by number hat

Color by number activities have something for everyone, whether it’s serving as a calming mindfulness activity or stimulating that inner artist – it’s guaranteed to bring out some smiles so don’t be surprised if your little one requests more color by number soon! Fun color by number pages are also perfect for small groups of kids to do together or for independent morning work.

Our spring color by number printables make a great companion to these Chinese New Year worksheets too!

Chinese New Year Books For Kids

How To Catch A Dragon – Join the fun in “How to Catch a Dragon”! Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton bring a Chinese New Year adventure to life. Your 3-8-year-olds will be thrilled with kids chasing a dragon amidst vibrant festivities. It’s not only fun but also educational with bonus Mandarin lessons. A must-have for your little one’s bookshelf!

Celebrate Chinese New Year – Get ready for a firecracker of fun with this book by Carolyn Otto! This book is like a magic carpet, whisking your kids away away to explore the dazzling traditions of Chinese New Year. You’ll meet fiery dragons, sparkling fireworks, glowing lanterns, and more!

Dragon Dance – This playful book takes you through the exciting sights and sounds of Chinese New Year, all with a simple lift of a flap. Perfect for little hands aged 2-5, this book is a festive fiesta of fun and learning, opening doors to a vibrant world of dragons and celebrations!

Chinese New Year Activities

Of course, no celebration would be complete without taking part in some traditional activities! There are lots of fun activities that you can do with young children like Chinese New Year dragon dances (where they dress up as dragons!), playing with firecrackers (in a safe place!), and even tossing Yú xiāo (sticky rice balls).

Doing these activities will help bring your kiddos closer together while teaching them more about this unique holiday.

There are plenty of ways for everyone involved to have an amazing experience while learning something new at the same time!

Chinese new year color by number firework

One of the best parts of celebrating Chinese New Year is playing games! A popular game among many families with kids is bingo. Other activities include making dragon masks or creating your own lion dance routine!

If your kids love crafts, be sure to check out all of these rabbit crafts for Chinese New Year or these dragon crafts for Chinese New Year. Your kids will have so much fun doing these printable activities!

Chinese New Year is such an amazing holiday that brings friends and families together while celebrating new beginnings.

It’s full of wonderful traditions that adults and children alike will enjoy participating in—so why not make it extra special this year by spending it with your kids?

Chinese new year color by number examples

As 2024 approaches, kids of all ages are buzzing with excitement at the prospect of celebrating the Chinese New Year of the Dragon!

Traditions centuries-old come alive anew in Chinese lanterns, firecrackers, gifting a red envelope, traditional Chinese clothing, and vibrant Chinese dragon dances. So don’t forget to mark your calendar for the upcoming holiday that when it arrives will surely be the biggest kids’ bash ever!

Chinese New Year dragon color by number printable

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