Lunar New Year resources

2023 Year of the Rabbit

The date of the Lunar New Year changes every year, but always falls between January 21st and February 20th.

Lunar New Year 2023 will fall on Sunday, January 22nd, 2023. Resources below will help you to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit and learn about some of the traditions associated with the festival.

The Chinese Zodiac – read the story of how each year came to be named after the 12 animals

Cbeebies The Great Race

Preparing for Lunar New Year – watch these children prepare for Lunar New Year

Let’s Celebrate

Follow the festival diary to see what happens each day

Make your own Chinese crafts using these primary STEM resources

Lunar New Year songs to familiar tunes

Learn some simple language

Hello Song (你好歌) | Chinese Greeting & Numbers