2024 Lunar New Year: Celebrate the Year of the Dragon

2024 Lunar New Year: Celebrate the Year of the DragonThe Year of the Dragon brings luck, wealth and power. Come on a journey with SBS Learn as we explore how Lunar New Year is celebrated, watch short videos from SBS programs, find words, colour in, and so much more! A teacher resource is available.

This resource is designed for primary and secondary students to learn more about cultural celebrations in Australia and explores different cultural groups that celebrate Lunar New Year.

While millions of people across the world celebrate this important festival, many Australians have it as an important calendar event too! Learn about the importance of the 2024 Lunar New Year zodiac the dragon and celebrate the cultural diversity of communities all over Australia.

In this resource you will find:

  • Guiding questions to prompt meaningful discussions; 
  • Short videos specifically selected for secondary school classroom use, accompanied by discussion prompts and activities; 
  • Individual, pair and collaborative activities for the classroom; and
  • Extension activities.

The short videos are from the SBS documentary series Where are you really from? Season 1, Episode 1.

Head to SBS On Demand for personal viewing. For classroom viewing of the whole episode, please visit ClickView, or your school’s resource centre (for example Wingaru, Informit, etc).

Year Level: Foundation, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 5, Year 6, Year 7, Year 9
Cross Curriculum Priorities: Asia and Australia’s Engagement with Asia
Relevent Subjects: The Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, English

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2024 Lunar New Year: Celebrate the Year of the Dragon


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