Stories from China Story Time – Preschool

Introduction: This week is Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year, so today we will be sharing stories from China.

Opening song

Book: Bringing in the New Year by Grace Lin

bringing in the new year

Song (w/ panda puppet):
“Chinese Hello Song” (to the tune of “The Farmer in the Dell”)
Let’s wave and say “Ni hao (nee how),”
Let’s wave and say “Ni hao.”
Let’s say “hello” to all our friends,
Let’s wave and say “ni hao.”

panda

Book: Fortune Cookies by Albert Bitterman

fortune cookies

Song: “Wiggle Song” – Carole Peterson: Sticky Bubble Gum

Book: Round is a Mooncake: A Book of Shapes by Roseanne Thong, illustrated by Grace Lin

round is a mooncake

Book: The Seven Chinese Sisters by Kathy Tucker, illustrated by Grace Lin

seven chinese sisters

Movie: Two of Everything by Lily Toy Hong, from Two Chinese Tales DVD, Nutmeg Media

Craft: Paper Lanterns

lanterns

January 2014

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