The Chinese Lantern Festival is a Chinese festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar Chinese calendar. It marks the final day of the traditional Chinese New Year celebrations, and it falls on March 2nd for 2018.During the Lantern Festival, children carry paper lanterns and go out at night. People also go to temples to solve riddles on the lanterns.
Duration: 8-10 minutes
Learning Outcomes: Explore cultural assumptions and symbols. Practice folding and taping. Exercise Fine motor skills. Create a cute take-home craft.
Fill in the cutout spaces of these unique 3D lanterns! Features 4 separate images on each side of the lantern. Use our R15257 Stained Glass Paper to fill them in.
R52093 Stained Glass Lanterns are easy to decorate and fold up for a lantern garland or seasonal display! Each of the lanterns are pre-cut and scored for easy assembly.
While the designs are laid flat, cut out pieces of the Stained Glass Paper to fit over the holes. Glue the pieces down onto the borders to fully cover the openings. Completely color the outside of the lantern using markers or crayons.
Stained Glass Paper features a beautiful mix of colors in the same color family–for instance, the orange sheets have splashes of yellow and red in them to give them the appearance of real stained glass. In addition, the sheets are semi-transparent, so they allow light to pass through.
Fold up the lanterns and slip the tabs into the slots to secure. The design allows you to attach a length of string to the top of the lantern, so you can hang it along a garland or directly from the ceiling!