27 Chinese New Year Crafts

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The Year of the Horse begins on January 31. Check out our selection of Chinese New Year crafts. See all of our ideas, including recipes, on the Chinese New Year holiday page.

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  • Festive Ribbon Dragon

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (9 Ratings)

    Celebrate Chinese New Year with this mini version of the monster-sized parade dragon.

  • Chinese New Year Paper Lantern

    Paper Lanterns

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (13 Ratings)

    These decorative lanterns aren't meant to be lit, but they're great additions to your party d├ęcor.

  • Chinese New Year Red Envelope

    Chinese New Year Red Envelope

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    Average rating of 5/5. (5 Ratings)

    Present your Chinese New Year gift inside our printable red envelope.

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  • Dragons on Parade

    Dragons on Parade

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    Average rating of 4/5. (4 Ratings)

    What Chinese New Years is complete without colorful dragons on parade? Print out our printable pattern and create a Chinese dragon using our instructions.

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  • Chinese New Year Rabbit Mask

    Chinese New Year Rabbit Mask

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  • Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet

    Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet

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    Average rating of 4/5. (8 Ratings)

    This easy-to-assemble printable dragon puppet will be a big hit at your party.

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  • Ox Pin or Magnet

    Ox Pin or Magnet

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    There are 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac. One of them is the ox. Make this cute ox pin to wear, or put a magnet on it and hang it on the fridge

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  • Tiger Paper Bag Puppet

    Tiger Paper Bag Puppet

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    Average rating of 5/5. (4 Ratings)

    Whether it's celebrating the Year of the Tiger for Chinese New Year, or you just like tigers, this paper bag puppet is a fun craft for a dreary afternoon.

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  • Dragon Mask

    Dress Like a Dragon

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    Average rating of 5/5. (4 Ratings)

    In Chinese folklore, dragons guard the earth's jewels, govern the weather and watch over the rivers. With this costume version of the legendary beast, you can lead a traditional Chinese game.

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  • Paper Fortune Cookies

    Paper Fortune Cookies

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    Average rating of 4/5. (20 Ratings)

    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.

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  • Chinese New Year Zodiac Wheel

    Chinese New Year Zodiac Wheel

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (13 Ratings)

    This handy printable will show you the animal that corresponds with your birth year, and the most likely compatible signs.

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  • Make a Dragon Puppet

    Make a Dragon Puppet

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    Average rating of 3.5/5. (8 Ratings)

    Dragons represent good fortune, so they often make appearances at celebrations of Chinese New Year. Create your own luck with this puppet-size dragon.

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  • Good-luck Goldfish

    Good-luck Goldfish

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    Average rating of 4/5. (13 Ratings)

    Get the new year off to a swimming start with these fortune-bringing fish.

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  • Chinese New Year Dragon Mask Coloring Page

    Chinese New Year Dragon Mask Coloring Page

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    Average rating of 4/5. (13 Ratings)

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  • Chinese Paper Lanterns

    Chinese Paper Lanterns

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    Average rating of 3.5/5. (19 Ratings)

    A fun paper lantern craft for kids to decorate your home for Chinese New Year. Make many lanterns of different colors for decorations and hang them around your home.

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