Chinese New Year Word Scramble (easy & harder versions)

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If you are celebrating the lunar new year, you are going to love our Chinese New Year word scramble printable.

The Chinese New Year coincides with the lunar calendar. On the lunar calendar, the first day of the month begins during the new moon. Because of this, the Chinese New Year falls on different dates each year. But, it always falls between January 21 and February 21.

We have created an easier and harder version of this Chinese New Year word scramble, perfect for kids in upper elementary and middle school.

These free word scramble printables are perfect for the lunar new year and are great either for the classroom, or homeschooling.

There are 12 fun Chinese New Year vocabulary words to unscramble and to help out I have included the answers in the download.

chinese new year word scramble worksheets

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Unscramble the Lunar New Year Words

This Chinese New Year word scramble is a great game for elementary and middle school-aged kids. I have added two versions of the word game.

This free printable Chinese word jumble is free to print but is for personal or classroom use only. Scroll to the bottom of the page to get the pdf file.

One has no clues at all, and one has the actual words around the side of the puzzle to make it easier for younger kids.

Print off as many copies as you need and just have fun. Let me know in the comments what your hardest word was.

Have fun with this Lunar New Year Mad Libs book too!

The first sheet is the easiest word scramble. They all have 12 words to find, but this version below has the answers written in red around the sides. This will make it much easier for younger children.

I think younger children will also enjoy our free Chinese New Year memory game printable.

chinese new year word scramble easy

The second word scramble is much harder. There are no answers at all, so the children have to try and unscramble the words. The only clue is, all of the words are related to the Chinese new year!

chinese new year word scramble answerrs

Have fun with our Chinese New Year word search printable too!

Lunar New Year Word Scramble Puzzle Answers

There are 12 words to unscramble they are: ( I have included an answer sheet with the download.)

  • Festival
  • Zodiac
  • Luck
  • Lunar
  • Lantern
  • Calendar
  • Fireworks
  • Chinese
  • Rabbit
  • Dragon
  • Snake
  • Horse

You will also enjoy our free Chinese zodiac coloring pages.

Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Print out the free word scramble to play on Chinese New Year

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Last Updated on 1 February 2024 by Clare

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