Lunar New Year Bao Drive
What better way to celebrate the Year of the Ox then with delicious baked pork buns or pineapple buns shared with your family and friends.
Place your Lunar New Year Bao order by clicking here.
Suggested donations $10-$20 per box. Bao will be prepared by Wonder Food Bakery, an Oakland BIPOC small business. Orders will be distributed to you by your Cragmont PTA between February 10 - 12, 2021. Order confirmation and distribution details to follow via email.
You can also send a blessing of good health and prosperity through a box of yummy goodness to a Cragmont staff or pass it forward and donate a box to a family who may not otherwise participate. See the BAO order form for more details.
Lunar New Year Good Luck Goodie Bag
Each Cragmont student will receive a Lunar New Year Goodie bag at their next classroom material pickup. Included will be a Red Envelope (representing good luck and prosperity) with a golden treat and an orange/tangerine (representing wealth and fortune).
Celebrating Lunar New Year - Online Festivals and Activities
Lunar New Year Celebration with the Smithsonian - Saturday, Feb 13, 2021, 10am - Free. Registration required.
Ring in the Year of the Ox! Celebrate the Lunar New Year online with the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Chinese Cultural Institute, and the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the United States of America. Enjoy streamed video performances and demonstrations of traditional Chinese crafts and Lunar New Year traditions.
Make a Ox Lantern, Faith and Love character coloring page and Draw LNY food
Learn all about the Traits and Elements of the Zodiac Ox ~ If you were born in the years of 2009, 1997, 1973, 1961, you are a hard worker, reliable...
Download these activity sheets below....
Bao - available on Disney Plus
We highly recommend this Academy Award winning short Pixar film by Domee Shi. It explores themes central to experiences of migration including: family, culture, empty nest syndrome and food in the Chinese culture (but very applicable to many cultures).
Wishing Everyone Good Health and a Peaceful Year!
Sun Nien Fai Lok 新年快乐! | Happy New Year
gōngxǐ fācái 恭喜發財! | Wishing you great happiness and prosperity
shēn tǐ jiàn kāng 身体健康 | Wishing you good health
xué yè jìn bù 学业进步 | May your academic studies improve