Chinese New Year
EYFS, KS1; Early Years, First Stage.
Ages 3 - 11
DURATION: 45 mins - 55 mins
OVERVIEW: Learn about Chinese New Year the ZooLab way! We bring some of the animals that feature on the Chinese calendar and you’ll also hear
about the other ZooLab animals that didn’t make it across the river to be one of the select group.
Linking to literacy skills, science and geographical knowledge, young children get to hear a story that illustrates that there is more than one way of looking
at the world.
Animals used in this workshop
Key Workshop Objectives
Compare Chinese New Year traditions to our own
Explore Chinese tradition and mythology
Discuss animal adaptations
in relation to the story of
participation and imagination