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Lunar New Year Celebrations

By January 26, 2023Uncategorized
2023 is the year of the Rabbit  
Sunday, January 22nd, marked the beginning of the Lunar New Year, which is celebrated throughout the world and is the biggest holiday in many Asian countries. 

Each year is associated with an animal as well as one of five elements: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. 2023 is the year of the Water Rabbit.

Programs recognized the Lunar New Year in age-appropriate ways.

Lower Elementary students learned about how Lunar New Year is celebrated in many countries in East Asia. Students enjoyed learning Chinese Calligraphy from Mrs. Lee and making Lunar New Year crafts.
Primary children had special works and learned about the 12 zodiac animals that represent each year in the Lunar calendar.
Toddlers listened to stories and learned about some of the traditional items associated with the celebration of the Lunar New Year.

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