|yoga pose of the day-camel. J.A stretches his spine|
|K.W, J.M, G.S, and G.P work on their dragon masks|
|T.S cuts out paper to create teeth for his mask|
|K.M puts some beautiful junk on her mask|
|J.C with his dragon mask|
|J.M showing her dragon mask|
|G.P with her dragon mask|
|G.S with his dragon mask|
|D.K shows his dragon mask|
|O.S' dragon mask|
|J.A's dragon mask|
Here is a photo of the dragon head worn for celebrations such as parades:
Here is a video clip of an actual performance from New York City's Chinatown 2 years ago--
Monday is the actual holiday but I will be taking a personal day so I can spend the holiday with my family in New York City.
In other news, I found out today that our classroom will be getting a part time student teacher! I'm excited to meet her! She is a student at The College of St. Rose. I know the kids will be excited to meet her too! :)
If you're interested in more Lunar New Year activities, the World Awareness Children's Museum is holding several related activities. Click here for more info. The Pine Hills branch of the Albany Public Library (517 Western Ave.) will be celebrating the Lunar New Year with food, crafts and music this Saturday at 1pm.