Dragon Boat Festival Activities Day
12 May 2022
Cardiff Confucius Institute invite you to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival with a day of live online activities.
On Friday 27 May, pupils can enjoy the event virtually via interactive sessions with our tutors.
We will be holding three sets of three sessions for key stages 1, 2 and 3 where children can discover the origins of the event, learn some Mandarin words & phrases related to the festival, find out what Chinese people eat and make paper 'zongzi' (wrapped rice dumplings)!
Key stage 1
|1a||09:05 - 09:30|
Traditions & customs of the Dragon Boat Festival
Discover the origins of the Dragon Boat Festival
|1b||09:35 - 10:00|
Basic Mandarin class for KEY STAGE 1 pupilsLearn some Mandarin Chinese related to this special day
|1c||10:05 - 10:30|
Traditional Chinese paper-cuttingMake your own dragon boat in our arts & crafts workshop
Key stage 2
|2a||11:05 - 11:30|
Introduction to the Dragon Boat FestivalFind out how the festival started & some of its customs
|2b||11:35 - 12:00|
Basic Mandarin class for KEY STAGE 2 pupilsLearn some words & phrases for this special event
|2c||12:05 - 12:30|
Dragon Boats & zongziDiscover 'zongzi' and dragon boat racing: An arts & crafts workshop
Key stage 3
|3a||13:35 - 14:00|
Customs & traditions of the Dragon Boat FestivalA brief introduction to the origins & customs of the festival
|3b||14:05 - 14:30|
Basic Mandarin class for KEY STAGE 3 pupilsLearn how to say "I eat zongzi at the Dragon Boat Festival" and more
|3c||14:35 - 15:00|
Making 'zongzi' using the art of Chinese paper foldingMake your own special festival food... but out of paper!
We will also be making the recorded sessions available after the event. You will be able to watch these on Cardiff University’s website from 6 June.
Please note we will be using Zoom Webinars for this event to maximise safeguarding and security.