Chinese New Year Fun

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I will admit... with my face hidden behind my hands... that I know nothing about Chinese New Year.  When Daria from asked if she could write a guest post about Chinese New Year I was thrilled!  Now you and I can learn together. Have you ever noticed how there are many ways to mark a new year? Most folks in the USA celebrate New Year on January 1st?  But there are lots of other ways to mark a “year”. Many of us start a new school year in September and we all start a new year on each birthday.  There’s a special Jewish New Year as well as a holiday in Israel called Tu B'Shevat, a new year for the trees!  In China, the new Continue Reading