Accessible Page Links

Page Tools

Main page Content

5B Dragons

​Chinese New Year Dragon 2012
5B started the year with discussions and activities for Chinese New Year, and the fact that 2012 is the Year of the Dragon, which fits in well with our English unit, fantasy narratives. 
We discussed the different customs and beliefs that are part of Chinese culture in relation to the giving of red envelopes, and the significance of the Festival of Light.  The children made Chinese lanterns with an image of a Chinese dragon on the side, and learned about the significance of the colour red, and the difference between Chinese and European dragons in the different mythologies.​