This resource contains a PowerPoint slideshow on the Chinese New Year and the legends of how the Chinese calendar came to be. These slides are taken from the following, more detailed, presentation.
Chinese New Year Presentation - 80 Slides
This is a fully editable, highly interactive and informative 80-slide assembly PowerPoint on the Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) which lasts for 15 days culminating in the Lantern Festival. The PowerPoint contains hyperlinks to animated legends of how the Chinese came to have their calendar, New Year's Eve street firework displays, the Lion and Dragon Dance and the Festival of Lanterns.
The PowerPoint covers:
- The legends
- The zodiac
- The fireworks
- Red envelopes
- New Year's Eve
- New Year's Day
- Street Celebrations
- The Lion and Dragon Dance
- The Lantern Festival
This resource will help to contribute to the pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural learning (SMSC) and will help to actively promote the British Values of mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
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