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Chinese New Year colouring – Free PDF printable

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KS1, KS2


Years 1-6


Improve pupils’ motor skills and encourage careful colouring with these delightful Chinese New Year colouring pages. This engaging activity fosters creativity and provides an opportunity to learn more about the vibrant celebration of Chinese New Year.

These themed images can be printed out and distributed to children in class or during break time as you explore the traditions of Chinese New Year.

Chinese New Year colouring pages

Children will be thrilled to get their hands on these captivating colouring pages, depicting traditional Chinese New Year elements.

There are five delightful designs to choose from, including lanterns, dragons and cute animals. These will allow students to explore their artistic abilities and immerse themselves in the essence of Chinese New Year.

The colouring pages in this mini colouring book feature simple outlines that encourage beautiful colouring. Younger students can develop their fine motor skills, while older ones can practise precision and attention to detail as they fill these pages with vibrant hues.

The designs, including the animals of the Chinese Zodiac, make a great craft activity during spare moments in your school day. Engage your students in a hands-on, interactive experience, and witness their excitement as they bring these illustrations to life.

Send this collection of pictures home with children alongside other teaching resources. This will help you reinforce the connection between school and home.


Alternatively, use this charming colouring activity as a calm, mindfulness exercise in school. Incorporate moments of tranquillity and relaxation into your classroom routine, allowing students to unwind and express themselves through art and colour.

By integrating these Chinese New Year colouring pages into your curriculum, you can instill:

  • cultural awareness
  • creativity
  • a sense of celebration

Embrace the joy of Chinese New Year and spread the festive spirit with these delightful colouring activities. Happy Chinese New Year!

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