Chinese New Year Lesson for Kids: History & Facts


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Many people greet each other during Chinese New Year with the phrase 'Gung hay fat choy.' What does this traditional greeting mean?

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1. The Chinese New Year lasts fifteen days. What famous event is held on the final night of the celebration?

2. The Chinese New Year is full of many symbols. What color is symbolic of the holiday?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Can you imagine a time before calendars? Until relatively recently, different cultures had different types of calendars. This quiz will help you test your knowledge of Chinese New Year with questions about its celebration and tradition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test what you know about Chinese New Year celebrations, including:

  • Final celebration
  • Another name for the event
  • Traditional greetings

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand the most important information from the related Chinese New Year lesson
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about the symbolic color of the celebration
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the traditional serving of fish

Additional Learning

For more about this holiday, review the lesson titled Chinese New Year Lesson for Kids: History & Facts. This lesson has more details about the celebration, including:

  • Photos from around the world
  • The story of the Nian
  • Traditional foods for the celebration