|Usually at this time of year we have our final Letter for the year and it has something to do with Christmas, but this year I decided to put a little twist in and we are going to celebrate New Year. As New Year is in the middle of our summer break we don’t do many activities about New Year.
Click on the links below to find out how New Year is celebrated by different countries, cultures and faiths.
Start by learning to say HAPPY NEW YEAR in at least 6 languages
WHAT YEAR IS IT?
Make a 2009 Calendar
DIWALI (Indian New Year)
Make a Rongoli design
CHINESE NEW YEAR
Make a Chinese dragon or fireworks picture
MATARIKI (Maori New Year)
Make a hot air balloon or Kite
Make a list of New Year resolutions or try some alternative resolutions
Make a Yule log
Sing Auld Lang Syne
ROSH HOSHANA (Jewish New Year)
Make a Shofar
KWANZAA (African-American New Year)
Cook a Kwanzaa festival dish