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Celebrate the year of the horse with Chinese New Year Basket from TTS

Article By: TTS Group

A brand new resource from TTS, brings the celebration of Chinese New Year to life. The Chinese New Year Basket (EY05081) is priced at £64.95 and is available from the New 2014 Early Years catalogue.

31st January 2014 will mark the end of the year of the snake and begin the year of the horse in the Chinese calendar. This wonderful basket includes a fabric Chinese lantern and 12 soft animals that can be used with the booklet which retells the story of the animals and their meaning. Beautiful and colourful these soft embroidered animals promote the development of communication skills, they are lovely to touch and feel for children aged 3 and above. The basket celebrates many of the aspects of the Chinese New Year with creative and craft activities such as how to make the lucky red envelopes that children receive and cooking ideas with suggestions about how to make many of the traditional Chinese dishes. Why not try setting up your own Chinese restaurant for the day? In addition, the cultural aspects of the New Year Celebrations of happiness, wealth and prosperity can all be found within the information cards included. A fabulous resource for encouraging knowledge and understanding of the world.

One thing that is immediate with the Chinese New Year Basket from TTS is its colour, demonstrating just how colourful this festival is!

The Chinese New Year Basket is designed to encourage the development of language, communication and social interaction. Aligned to schemas, the Chinese New Year Basket is open ended, engaging and stimulating. Children will love interacting with their delightful contents. The set includes 1 basket, 12 fabric animals, 1 fabric lantern, suggestion cards and 1 story book. Basket, animals and lantern are machine washable at 30º. Size of basket is 20cm. Size of animals is approx. 15cm x 14cm.

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