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Chinese New Year Money Envelopes (Hong Bao)

Chinese New Year Money Envelopes (Hong Bao)

Print the envelope templates and help kids cut out and fold them. Insert money or a special note.

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Chinese New Year Money Envelopes (Hong Bao)

Craft Features

Gift
The best gifts are handmade. Make this craft together and give it as a gift to a parent, grandparent, or your child's classmates.
Parent Supervision Needed
This craft requires extra parent involvement and a watchful eye, because it may require sharp tools or intricate handiwork.

Developmental Skills

Explore with Us
Explore with us learning encompasses diversity, global cultures and languages, local neighborhood and community, and family roles and traditions.
Count with Us
Count with us skills include: numbers, counting, measurement, math terms (more than, less than, circle) and math concepts (comparisons, shapes, patterns).
Ages: 3-6

Materials

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Print and cut out the money envelope templates. Cut a slit where designated.

  2. Step 2

    Fold along the dotted lines. Glue flap A over flap B. Glue the bottom tab over A.

  3. Step 3

    Insert money, gift card, gift certificate, or small gifts into the envelope, fold top flap down, and slide it into the slit.

  4. Step 4

    Say "Happy New Year!" or "Xin Nian Kuai Le!" while giving these "hong bao" to kids in the family or in the neighborhood!

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