With fireworks and lion dances, 2022’s Chinese New Year is fast approaching. A time for family and friends, the Chinese New Year brings with it an opportunity to spend time with your kids, immerse yourself in Chinese culture, and to learn more about the celebration that sweeps everyone up every year.
Spend time and celebrate the year of the Tiger with your kids with these Chinese New Year activities!




Along with the CNY celebrations comes treats in the form of cookies! Baking with your kids is a great bonding activity that lets your child feel involved and engaged. You can involve your kids who are as young as 2 – 3 years old, letting them help out with simple tasks such as shaping the dough.
Here’s a simple recipe for some cornflake cookies – a common CNY treat!

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Calligraphy is the art of writing beautifully. In Chinese calligraphy, a brush is used to write out Chinese characters and stroke order becomes extremely important to doing it well.
This cultural activity can be seen prominently in Chinese New Year celebrations: a traditional decoration is made by writing out the character (Fú) – which means happiness and good fortune – on a red square and inverting it as you put it up to allow the good fortune to ‘pour out’ on you.
A fun and meaningful activity, this is especially perfect for the bonding between grandparents and their grandkids. 
Give it a try this Chinese New Year and learn the brush strokes for this character!

BONUS! Lou Lou James CNY Gift Sets

This Lunar New Year, get your pick of a CNY Special Gift Set when you purchase any one of Lou Lou James’ Children Furniture collection, or buy the Gift Set separately on its own! Each with a Lion Dance Pouch and Lou Lou James® exclusive Ang Pows, choose between their Instrument Set for kids 0 – 2 years old, their 1 – 3 Years Dressing Set, and their 3 – 6 Years Picnic Play Set.