We have been learning about Chinese New Year.
We listened to the story about the animals taking part in a swimming race to see who would have a year named after them. The rat won followed by the Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and finally the pig. We discovered that all the children in Reception were born the year of the Horse or Goat.
2020 is the year of the Rat.
We learnt how a little girl named Abbie prepares and celebrates the New Year. We then created our own Dragon dance using the very colourful dragon head while some of our friends clapped and cheered the dragon on.