Did you know every year in the Chinese calendar is named after an animal?
Look at the pictures below to find out what these animals are. Do you know the names of all these animals?
Ooops!! I missed one out...and a mouse too!!
There is a special story that explains why each year is named after a particular animal.
Watch one of the videos below to find out about the story.
This year, 2021, is 'The Year of the Ox'
I was born in 1967, 'The Year of the Goat'
Can you find out what Chinese year you were born in?
Can you find out the year another member of your family was born in?
Can you remember the names of all the animals in the story of
'The Great Race?'
Can you have a go at making a little book about the animals, making a poster, or drawing a special picture.
Have a go at drawing as many of the animals that you can remember.
Can you try to write the animals' names underneath?