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Toddler Activities: Gung Hee Fat Choy

Toddler Activities: Celebrate Chinese New Year with a Festive Picture

firecracker picture


Make a festive picture with a "firecracker" for Chinese New Year.


  • 1 Sheet Black Construction Paper
  • 1 toilet paper roll

  • Confetti or Ribbon, Glitter Glue, Cut pieces of Colored Construction Paper
  • Elmers Glue


    1. Cut red construction paper to fit toilet paper roll.
    2. Glue in place around roll and let dry.
    3. Glue to black construction paper seam side down.
    4. Decorate with your choice of materials:

    1. Cut ribbon pieces, curl a few

    2. Sprinkle confetti onto glue on paper

    3. Glitter Glue

    4. Cut pieces of colored construction paper or wrapping paper


    1. Red Raffia or red ribbon makes a nice wick.

    2. Print out the words Gung Hee Fat Choy which means Happy New Year and glue onto the page.

    3. Print Gung Hee Fat Choy Here


    4. Share some books about Chinese New Year with your child. For young toddlers, just discuss pictures rather than reading then entire story.

    5. Thanks for stopping by! Comments Are Welcome!

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