Year of the Dragon Red Envelopes & Crafts ~
A Little Birdie Told Me...No. 57

Gung Hay Fat Choy!

The Lunar New Year is celebrated in many Asian countries throughout the world and will be celebrated this year from January 23 through February 6.


Welcome to 
"A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday No. 57!
If you're here to share a craft, recipe or project post,
you'll find the linky and the specifics on how to 
join the party after the features below.


This week's features pay homage to the Lunar New Year and celebrating the Year of the Water Dragon.

from The Silly Pearl
Year of the Dragon DIY Red Envelope Printable
During the Lunar New Year in China, envelopes containing cash or shiny new coins are given to unmarried people (particularly children).  The red symbolizes luck.  Who wouldn't feel lucky getting one of these adorable envelopes? The Silly Pearl, you'll also find
a recipe for Congee (Jook)
This traditional rice porridge is
Comfort with a capital "C".


From Jellyfish Jelly, we have two wonderful Asian New Year projects to make with your kids:

Red Lanterns


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