Chinese New Year is just a couple of weeks away. Do you wish to create the opportunities and environment that are fun and interesting for your child to learn more about the Chinese New Year Culture and Traditional Customs? We have some recommendations that you and your child can engage in during this Chinese New Year Festival!

1. Wan Qing Festival of Spring

Wan Qing Festival of Spring 2022

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger at the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall with Wan Qing Festival of Spring 2022! Join us for a rousing weekend as we usher in the Lunar New Year with an exciting line-up of programmes and activities, suitable for all ages.

Date: 13 to 14 February 2022
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

For more information, visit Wan Qing Festival of Spring.

Lunar Guardians festival of spring wan qing yuan

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2. Shopping at Chinatown

Bring your child to Chinatown Singapore to shop for Chinese New Year decorations and goodies, as well as to immerse them in the Chinese New Year atmosphere. They will be fascinated with all kinds of colourful decorations, food and street lights.

Chinatown street bazaar chinese new year

From 4 January to 22 February 2020, Singapore Chinatown Street will Light-Up with decorations. You can also catch fascinating street performances in Chinatown at the Kreta Ayer Square area.

How to get there?
Take the MRT train to Chinatown Station. Look for the Pagoda Street / Temple Street exit.

For more information, visit Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebrations.

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3. Kids’ creation – Personalize Hong Bao (Red Packet)

Kids just love craft work! How about doing something different for this new year? Instead of buying those commercialized red packets sold in the market, how about allowing your child to unleash their creativity by creating and personalizing red packets together? It is going to be simple and fun!

Suggested tools:
1. Construction papers of different colors (including red for the red packet)
2. Stickers
3. Color pencils/Magic Pens
4. Glue and scissors

Related Read: How To Make Red Packet Lanterns

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4. River Hong Bao Carnival

Singapore River Hongbao GBTB 2022

If you’re looking for a place with full-on Chinese New Year festive vibes, look no further! Join us for an evening of festivities and celebration this Chinese New Year with something for everyone.

Date: 30 January to 6 February 2022
Time: Refer to post
Venue: Gardens by the Bay

For more information, visit River Hongbao.

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5. Chingay Parade

chingay parade 2017

Singapore Chingay is the biggest parade in Singapore and Asia’s Grandest Street and Floats Parade. Originating as a procession to mark the Chinese New Year festivities, the parade has evolved into an international event, attracting performers from all over the world. Chingay performers are great fun. They are constantly trying to connect with the spectators, especially with children. It is a great time to expose your child to the rich multi-cultural performance!

Date: 12 February 2022
Time: TBC
Venue: TBC

For more information, visit Chingay Parade.

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6. Learn About Chinese Tradition With Taoshu and Friends

taoshu

Do you face difficulty explaining the Chinese traditional customs to your child? No fret! Taoshu and Friends has come up with a new series of Mandarin DVDs, which teaches about Chinese traditions, customs and practices in simple terms. Taoshu series will bring the kids through the journey of discovering more about the Chinese values and beliefs with songs, fun and laughter while they learn.

For more information, visit Taoshu and Friends.


CHINESE NEW YEAR

We have compiled a list of Where to go during Chinese New Year especially for our readers. Click on the image to read more.

Where to Go During Chinese New Year 2022

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