Here is a fun children’s arts and crafts rooster face mask, which is easy and great fun to make to celebrate Chinese New Year. Plus your mask can be used in role play with friends. Your child can decorate their mask with different materials, making different shapes and styles to make it a truly unique rooster mask.
This activity helps to develop your child’s fine motor skills, and colour recognition.
The mask is great to make for fancy dress, festivals, parties and events such as masquerade balls!
This week sees the celebrations of Chinese New Year. Each year celebrates a different animal, this year will be the Year of the Goat/Sheep (depending on translation).
The Chinese Zodiac is based on a twelve-year cycle, each year in that cycle related to an animal sign. These animal signs are the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. It is calculated according to the Chinese lunar calendar.
Which symbol is representative of your birth year and your child’s? Is the description accurate?
Fancy making your own Chinese Dragon to celebrate the New Year?