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Fun club yr_6_chinese_new_year_slide_show
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Fun club yr_6_chinese_new_year_slide_show
Fun club yr_6_chinese_new_year_slide_show
Fun club yr_6_chinese_new_year_slide_show
Fun club yr_6_chinese_new_year_slide_show
Fun club yr_6_chinese_new_year_slide_show
Fun club yr_6_chinese_new_year_slide_show
Fun club yr_6_chinese_new_year_slide_show
Fun club yr_6_chinese_new_year_slide_show
Fun club yr_6_chinese_new_year_slide_show
Fun club yr_6_chinese_new_year_slide_show
Fun club yr_6_chinese_new_year_slide_show
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  • 1. Fun ClubProudly PresentsCHINESE NEWYEAR2012
  • 2. Location of China on a World MapWe found out that :China is in the Asian Continent. It has the world’s most people living there & is theworld’s 4thlargest country. China borders 14 states & has coastlines on the Yellow,East China & South China Seas. Beijing (Peking) is the capital and residents speaknumerous languages including Mandarin, Wu & Cantonese. Religions includeBuddhism, Christian, Muslim & Taoism. The currency used is the Yuan or in HongKong the Dollar
  • 3. OurVersion of China on the MapWe coloured & cut out an outline of China & glued it onthe map. We decided to make it looklike the ChineseFlag by colouring it in red & making the stars out ofyellow pipe cleaners
  • 4. Fun Club’s 5 minute Fact Finding Fun Part 1KUNG HEI FAT CHOY !Today 23rdJanuary 2012 we say goodbye to the rabbit and HappyNew Year and welcome to the Year of the Dragon !CHINESE NEW YEARDid You Know?The Chinese New YearIs the most important of the Chinese holidaysIt’s the time for giving gifts, feasting with family, celebrations & fireworksCelebrationsLast for 15 days ! New Year’s Day begins on a New Moon & ends on a FullMoon 15 days later, which is called Lantern Festival. It is celebrated at nightwith lantern displays and children carrying lanterns in a paradeThe Chinese CalenderDates back to 2600 BC & is the oldest known calender being followed today
  • 5. Did You Know?Their YearIs based on the Lunar schedule (cycles of the moon) so each year theChinese New Year will always fall on a different dateIt takes 60 years to complete the cycleThe Chinese CalenderFollows a 12 year pattern where every year is named after an animalThere are various storiesThe Simplest IsThat Buddha ( or the Jade Emperor ) invited all the animals to join him for aNew Year Celebration but only 12 turned upTo reward the ones that came Buddha named a year after each of them inthe order that they cameHere’s How They ArrivedThe RatCame first then The Ox Tiger Rabbit Dragon Snake Horse Goat (orSheep) The Monkey Rooster Dog all followed & lastly by The Boar (or Pig)It’s Politically CorrectNow for the Chinese New Year to be called the ‘Lunar New Year’ as thereare many Asian countries & cultures that also follow this calender
  • 6. A 3DChinese DragonTo give ourpicture a 3Deffect we made this outof red & yellow tissue paper which we scrumpled up& stuckdown into a dragon design
  • 7. The Chinese ZodiacJust find the yearyou were born on the chart & it will tell you whatChinese yearyou were born in
  • 8. This is a Traditional Dragon we coloured himin the usual red & gold but he will also beseen in green
  • 9. Fun & GamesWe gave this to FunClub’s Year3 GirlsThey got 26Can you do better?
  • 10. We hope you enjoyed ourpresentationYear 5 & 3 girls are nextwith Scotlands‘Burns Night’
  • 11. You’ll find one of these in yourclassrooms‘Thanks forwatching’
  • 12. Well Done BoysYou did brilliantly20 tp Each

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