Every year we provide Chinese workshop for elementary school students.
This program is designed for 2nd ~ 3rd graders to learn about the Chinese culture.
The workshop will run between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm and includes the activities outlined below.
Chinese Language and Calligraphy
An introduction of how Chinese Characters were developed and how to use the brush pen to write Chinese.
Abacus and Mahjong
Students will be divided into two groups: one for Abacus and the other, Mahjong. Each session will last for 12-15 min. Abacus is a calculation tool invented by the Chinese. Students will learn the basic skills. Mahjong is a traditional Chinese game for 4 players that requires intense mental concentration.
Chinese Arts and Crafts
Students will learn to make a Chinese paper lantern to take home as a souvenir.
Learn to prepare Chinese dumplings/Peking Raviolis from scratch.
Chinese New Year (Spring Festival) and Zodiac
Introduction of Chinese New Year (Spring festival) and 12 signs of the Zodiac.
Traditional Music and Dance
Demo of traditional Chinese dancing or Chinese musical instruments