This last week my classroom has been a buzz preparing for Chinese New Years.   Here’s a peek into our preparations:
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Each color family designed a Dancing Dragon.

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Colors and designs were recorded.

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We built the head of Dancing Dragon out of cardboard boxes.

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Painted it with acrylic paint.

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I am traveling this weekend – later today I will post more photos of the preparations!
Tomorrow we will do our dance!
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The children glued on squares of construction paper.
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The children glued fabric pieces they cut onto the gold fabric they picked for the body!
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I have a nice collection of Chinese outfits.
So I had a volunteer photograph the children.

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I tinted them to look old.  So cute!