Chinese New Year Story

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A running game that tells the Story of how the animals all came part of the Chinese Zodiac, along with a table that gives each the year & what animal it is the "Year of"




Cubs form up in their Sixes, in relay formation at one end of the hall'

Give the Cubs a couple names of the animals from the Chinese Zodiac, if possible ensure a Cub doesn't end up with 2 names that run at the same time

- Pig
- Rat
- Ox
- Tiger
- Rabbit
- Dragon
- Snake Horse
- Goat
- Monkey
- Roaster

Read the story and as each animal is called the Cubs with that animal run to the other end of the hall and back and sit back down in relay formation, if "animals" is read out every one runs


  • Chinese New Year
  • Chinese Zodiac

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