Tiger Treats for the Chinese New Year

In 2010, the Chinese New Year celebration begins on February 14, marking the beginning of the Year of the Tiger. Why not have valentines and paper lanterns at your party? Get ready for a tigerrific time. Here are some places to go for craft and food ideas:

DLTK's Jungle Tiger Section
Print out pages to color, make a paper bag puppet or a book end, and try other tiger crafts.

Ni Hao, Kai-lan Printables
This nickjr. site has lots of easy Chinese New Year crafts for young ones as well as  invitations for a Chinese New Year party. Find fun, kid-friendly recipes for the Chinese New Year, too.

Peanutty Tiger Bark
Three kinds of chips and crunchy chopped peanuts make this an easy, salty-sweet treat.

Pipe Cleaner Creatures
Make a squirrel, a chamelon, a monkey, a deer--or a tiger!

Tiger Cake From Family Fun Magazine
It's easy to decorate this cute tiger cake.

Kids' party times go great with storytimes. Try our Tiger Tracks booklist for stories to share with younger children.