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. (11 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. (14 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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  • Chinese Orange Tray

    Chinese Orange Tray

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    Average rating of 4/5. (2 Ratings)

    During the celebration of Chinese New Year, oranges and tangerines are displayed in trays or bowls. Tangerines are symbolic of good luck and oranges represent wealth. Make your own tray of oranges to share good luck with your whole family!

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  • Clay Pot Rat

    Clay Pot Rat

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    Average rating of 2.5/5. (3 Ratings)

    This cute little rodent, whether it be a mouse or a rat, is absolutely adorable! A cute clay pot craft for kids for Chinese New Year or a rainy afternoon.

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  • Felt Dumplings

    Felt Dumplings

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    Average rating of 3/5. (3 Ratings)

    Dumplings have a resemblance to ancient Chinese coins, making them symbolic of wealth for the Lunar New Year. Make some of these felt versions to wish your family prosperity for the year to come.

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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 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 New Year Rabbit Mask

    Chinese New Year Rabbit Mask

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    Average rating of 0/5. (0 Ratings)

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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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  • 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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    Average rating of 0/5. (0 Ratings)

    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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  • 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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