Christmas Activities for Kids Learning Chinese
December is such an exciting time of the year for teachers and parents but can also be a very stressful time. Whether it’s decorating the classroom or home or preparing for holiday parties and gifts, the list of things to do can pile up so quickly. That’s why we made a sled-ful of fun Chinese Christmas activities to keep your little ones entertained without screen. These printable hands-on activities are perfect for preschoolers, kindergartners, first and second graders learning Chinese.
Our comprehensive Chinese learning resource library has something for everyone. In this special holiday post, I will share with you our top favorite Chinese Christmas activities and our newest creations. Feel free to explore the many holiday collections yourself to find activities that your little Chinese learners are interested in.
Create A Chinese Christmas Atmosphere
With any language learning, setting up an immersive and interesting environment is one of the most effective ways to help kids or adults learn. Putting up a word wall or Chinese English vocabulary posters can make a big impact over time. It's like developing a habit, when you repeat it everyday, it will eventually stick! You can find many Chinese English labels and flashcards to help you create a Chinese-rich environment at school or at home.
Christmas Vocabulary In Chinese And English:
Traditional | Simplified | Pinyin | English
薑餅人 | 姜饼人 | jiāng bǐng rén | Gingerbread man
雪人 | 雪人 | xuě rén | Snowman
企鵝 | 企鹅 | qì' é | Penguin
麋鹿 | 麋鹿 | mí lù | Reindeer
花圈 | 花圈 | huā quān | Wreath
鈴鐺 | 铃铛 | líng dāng | Bells
聖誕燈飾 | 圣诞灯饰 | shèng dàn dēng shì | Christmas ornaments
襪子 | 袜子 | wà zi | Stocking
針織帽 | 针织帽 | zhēn zhī mào | Beanie
連指手套 | 连指手套 | lián zhǐ shǒu tào | Mittens
圍巾 | 围巾 | wéi jīn | Scarf
雪花 | 雪花 | xuě huā | Snowflakes
糖果手杖 | 糖果手杖 | táng guǒ shǒu zhàng | Candy cane
熱可可 | 热可可 | rè kě kě | Hot cocoa
餅乾和牛奶 | 饼干和牛奶 | bǐng gān hé niú nǎi | Cookie and milk
槲寄生 | 槲寄生 | hú jì shēng | Mistletoe
聖誕樹 | 圣诞树 | shèng dàn shù | Christmas tree
蝴蝶結 | 蝴蝶结 | hú dié jié | Ribbon bows
聖誕節快樂 | 圣诞节快乐 | shèng dàn jié kuài lè | Merry Christmas
佳節愉快 | 佳节愉快 | jiā jié yú kuài | Happy holidays
聖誕老人 | 圣诞老人 | shèng dàn lǎo rén | Santa Claus
雪橇 | 雪橇 | xuě qiāo | Sled
禮物 | 礼物 | lǐ wù | Gifts
北極 | 北极 | běi jí | North pole
And here are our hand-drawn Chinese Christmas flashcards for visual cues or matching games.
Chinese Christmas Crafts
Christmas crafts are a must for kids learning Chinese. It’s a wonderful approach to learning Chinese indirectly. Creative hands-on projects below help strengthen their fine-motor skills as they cut, paste and color, these activities make learning Chinese easy and fun.
Chinese Christmas Coloring Printable
In our Christmas collection of printable activities, you will find activities for every skills. Here are our favorite Chinese Christmas coloring pages and worksheets.
Chinese Christmas Counting Printable
Chinese Christmas Shapes Printable
Chinese Christmas Gifting Printable
You can also make simple Chinese Christmas gift tags and greeting cards for friends and family. Our favorite is the Gingerbread man card!
Chinese Christmas Character Writing Printable
Learning Chinese characters have never been easier and more fun with our creative activities.
Chinese Christmas Game Printable
Saving the best for last, our printable games are always a huge hit with the little ones whether they are in preschool, kindergarten or elementary school.
I hope these activities will keep your little ones busy this holiday and continue to fuel their interest in learning Chinese! For Disney Frozen fans, definitely stop by our special Frozen-themed printable section. You can see more details in our Frozen blog post. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
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