Chinese Cultural Activities

Event: Dragon Boat Festival celebration

Date: 6.2023

Activity objectives:

1) Understand the origin, significance, and related customs of the Dragon Boat Festival.
2) Learn the skills of wrapping rice dumplings.

Activity Introduction:Through stories and games, children have learned about the traditional customs of the Dragon Boat Festival. In addition, the school invited parent volunteers to the school to teach the children the skills of making rice dumplings. The children shared and tasted the rice dumplings with their peers at school on that day.

Event: Lucky Rabbit Celebrates the New Year

Date: 1.2023

Activity objectives:

1) Understand the origin, significance, related customs, and celebrations of the Lunar New Year.

2) Learn to appreciate traditional Chinese art.

Activity Introduction:Through traditional Chinese dance performances, “Nian” interactive theater, Wing Chun experience, and game booths, including making red banners and citrus handicrafts. The children and the parents had deepened their understanding of the Lunar New Year’s traditional Chinese culture and spent a happy New Year together.

Event: Reunion and celebration of Mid-Autumn Festival

Date: 9.2022

Activity objectives:

1) Understand the origin of the Mid-Autumn Festival, related customs, and festive treats.

2) Learn to appreciate traditional Chinese culture.

Activity Introduction:Through the “Mid-Autumn Festival” interactive theater and game booth, children have learned about the Mid-Autumn Festival’s origin, customs, and festive treats, besides experiencing the joyful atmosphere of the festival together.