Kung Hei Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!) To celebrate Chinese New Year, year 5 children looked at how some Asian countries celebrate this festival, including special Chinese customs such as: the Chinese zodiac, firecrackers, Chinese paper cuts, Chinese couplets and lucky money envelopes. To children also read the legend of Nian which explains many of the traditions used today.
To celebrate the year of the monkey, the children participated in some art and craft activities.