Chinese New Year lanterns

On Friday 16th February we celebrated Chinese New Year. Its a big year for us as my son and I are both Dogs and this is the year of the Dog.

The end of the celebrations are marked by the Lantern Festival

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Find some red and gold thin card or thick paper. Fold it in half length ways. Snip along, stopping before the edge.

You could always decorate red paper with a gold marker pen or stickers.

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Unfold the card then wrap around and secure with double sided sticky tape.

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We wanted to hang ours so we cut out some thin strips of black paper and looped them for handles then threaded through so black ribbon.

 

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