A Cute Craft for Chinese New Year: Paper Fortune Cookies

Happy Chinese New Year! This year, skip stale fortune cookies for this paper version your kids can make and personalize themselves.

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No Chinese New Year celebration would be complete without a few fortune cookies filled with good wishes for the year ahead. This paper craft via design. wash. rinse. repeat. is a great option for little ones, as it’s very easy, super-cute—and lots of fun! With just a few basic materials, you’ll have a batch of brightly coloured fortune cookies your family will love tearing into.

What you’ll need:
• Brightly coloured scrapbook paper
• Tacks or glue
• Paper
• Scissors
• Pen or marker
• Something round to trace (like a CD)

Head on over to design. wash. rinse. repeat. for the full tutorial.

Looking for more Chinese New Year ideas? You’ll love our menu for a healthy, prosperous and lucky new year, plus our yummy recipe for Nian Gao (Chinese New Year Cake).

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