The Twelve Animals of the Chinese Zodiac十二生肖

PROGRAMME | Holiday Programmes

Kindergarten 1 and 2 | Chinese Cultural Arts

WEEK 2 | 7 December to 11 December 2020

Schedule: 9.00 am – 11.00 am
11.30 am – 1.30 pm
2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Long, long ago, ancient humans did not know how to mark time in years, so they turned to the celestial immortals for help. The immortals devised a plan: a host of animals were invited to participate in a long and arduous race. Many animals took part but only 12 successfully completed it through great effort. And thus the 12 animal signs of the Chinese zodiac were established.

Our Chinese Cultural Arts programme for kindergarteners adopts this classic Chinese legend to encourage children’s interest in Chinese culture. Participation in music and movement, traditional dance, calligraphy and ink painting, will also help inspire their interest in artistic pursuits, spark an understanding of the importance of Chinese history and culture, and encourage an enjoyment of Mandarin in the process.

Cost: $440 + GST
*10% discount for UOB Credit and Debit Cardmembers
*15% Group Discount for 4 or more children who register at the same time

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        从前, 人们不知道如何计算年, 他们请神仙想出来一个好办法: 人们邀请动物们参加长跑比赛, 前十二名会作为 ’’生肖’’, 为大家计算年。动物们知道了这件事, 纷纷报名, 最后哪些动物经过自己的不断努力获得了 “生肖“ 的称号呢? 欢迎小朋友参加我们的华族文化艺术课——十二生肖。

        华族文化艺术课用中国经典的神话传说, 激发孩子们对华族文化的学习兴趣和热情, 结合优美的音乐舞蹈、书法和中国国画, 提高孩子们欣赏美, 表达美的能力, 并从中享受说华语的乐趣!

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