Loads of crafts and recipes to help you celebrate the Chinese New Year on February 14, 2010.
Chinese New Year is one of the biggest celebrations of the year in the Far East. Teach your family about this millennia-old holiday with fun crafts and a menu that puts a decidedly Asian flavor on the evening.
Ideas for a fun origami party
Okay, nothing. But orange you glad there are so many great crafts to keep you and your kids busy through the brisk autumn days?
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with long, lacy garlands.
It's the Chinese Year of the Dragon! Have your kids make a suitable sidekick from felt and wire.
Celebrate Chinese New Year with this mini version of the monster-size parade dragon; another great holiday craft from Spoonful.
Get the new year off to a swimming start with these fortune-bringing fish.
With these colorful, fortune-filled paper cookies, you can enjoy the Chinese New Year tradition of chun lian, simple expressions of wishes for good fortune in the coming year.
Your family can celebrate the Chinese New Year and its finale, the Lantern Festival, with a collection of these flameless mini paper lanterns.
Stir-fries make popular, quick and easy meals for the whole family. This particular recipe, which is full of good-for-you veggies, can also be made with fresh uncooked shrimp.
This inventive take on a Chinese chicken salad combines zesty oranges and crunchy peanuts in a bed of nutritious Napa cabbage. Use lettuce if cabbage is a hard sell with the kids, and chopped almonds if there are peanut allergies in the family.
Get a taste of the East with one of Spoonful's delectable chinese dishes, from wonton soup, to pot stickers and more!