This education pack for primary schools contains information and activities to help teachers and pupils learn more about this important Spring Festival and explore Chinese language and culture.

Your pupils can read a traditional story to find out how Pigsy became the companion of the Monkey King, and learn how Chinese children refer to animals and animal sounds by singing Old Macdonald’s Farm in Chinese. You can also find out about the importance of exercise in Chinese daily life, read letters from Chinese children about their favourite sports and get creative making piggy banks and cooking a traditional Chinese family recipe.

Please note: so that all of the interactive elements to work, please download and open the pack, rather than use it in a web browser.