20 Free Printable Chinese New Year 2024 Coloring Pages

Chinese New Year 2024 coloring pages for kids

In just a few days, millions of people in the world will gather to celebrate the highly auspicious Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year, also known as the Tel, Spring Festival, Seollal and Lunar New Year marks the beginning of the lunar calendar, a dating system based on synodic months.

Based on the Chinese Lunar Calendar, this year, the Chinese New Year will fall on the 10th of February, which is a Saturday. The year 2024 in the Chinese calendar is the year of the Wood Dragon.

20 Free Printable Chinese New Year Coloring Pages

So brace yourself for the most wonderful holiday with our collection of exclusive Chinese New Year 2024 coloring pages.

  1. Year Of Dragon

2024 Chinese New Year coloring pagesLet’s kick off the celebration with this intricate dragon coloring page. It’s extremely detailed and has very fine lines, which will make it highly challenging for kids to fill it.

  1. 2024 Chinese New Year

2024 year of dragon coloring pageHere’s another extremely well-made Chinese New Year illustration depicting a dragon wrapped around the numerical, 2024. The dragon in this picture is not very difficult to fill as it has ample space for even little hands to fill it with colors.

  1. Baby Dragon With A Fish

Baby dragon with a fishHow cute is this illustration of a baby dragon riding a fish with a Sycee in his hand? Pretty sure you haven’t seen such a cute dragon before. Do you know why fish is so important in Chinese culture?

  1. Children Doing Dragon Dance

Children doing dragon danceWe totally love this image of a group of children doing dragon dance at the parade. Chinese New Year often kicks off with a night parade featuring dragon and lion dances, and massive floats. People dress up in traditional Chinese attire and display wonderful performances.

  1. Chinese New Year 2024 Coloring Page

Chinese New Year 2024 coloring pageHere’s a cutie patootie baby dragon wishing you all a very happy and prosperous new year 2024. Chinese New Year celebrations are very different from our New Year celebrations. It lasts for around 16 days, starting with the eve to the Lantern Festival. Each day is important in itself and has a designated name as well.

  1. Dragon With Lanterns

Chinese new year 2024 coloring pagesIn this illustration we see a feisty dragon holding not one, but two lanterns. Lanterns hold great symbolic significance in Chinese customs. There’s also a lantern festival, held on the 15th day of the festivities, in which people of all ages come on the street to mingle and socialize with each other.

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  1. Chinese New Year 2024 Black And White Illustration

Chinese New Year coloring pages 2024You must be wondering why the date for Chinese New Year keeps changing every year. Well, the date is picked from the Chinese Lunar Calendar, which is around 21 to 51 days behind the Gregorian calendar. The day falls on the second of the winter solstice, a new moon day, and usually comes between the 21st of January and the 20th of February.

  1. Dragon Doing Lion Dance

Dragon Dance coloring pageThis coloring picture shows a cute lion doing a lion dance. The lion dance is a highly important dance performed during the Chinese New Year to drive away all the negativities and evil spirits and bring forth good luck. The dancers often come along with musicians who play flute and beat drums to make the performance livelier. It’s said that if the lion bites you on the head, it will bring good luck to you.

  1. Chinese New Year Parade

Dragon Dance coloring pageHere’s another lively illustration depicting the vibrant Chinese New Year parade. So make sure the colors you use are as vibrant as the festival itself.

  1. Dragon Dressed As Santa

Dragon dressed as SantaThis has to be one of our favorite Year of Dragon coloring pictures. It features a fierce, yet cute dragon dressed up as Santa Claus. Looks like Christmas is loved by dragons as well. And why wouldn’t it be? After all, it’s the best time of the year.

  1. Dragon Dressed In Chinese Attire

Dragon dressed in Chinese attireThis is such a cute illustration featuring a dragon dressed in traditional Chinese attire. And why wouldn’t he? After all, it’s his year. Not just this dragon, but several people, especially kids, dress in Chinese attire to celebrate the new year.

  1. Dragon With A Lantern

Dragon with a lanternHere’s another image of a dragon carrying a Chinese lantern, but this one is a bit different as the dragon here is cute and not as feisty as the one above. And he’s even dressed as Santa, which is a cherry on the cake.

  1. Dragon With Chinese Kite

Dragon with Chinese kite coloring pageThe kite is another important symbol in Chinese tradition. Kite is a carrier of hope, hence people fly it as high and as far as possible. They even cut the line deliberately, so that the drifts far away with the wind. It’s their way of letting go of the hardship and unhappiness of the previous year.

  1. Cute Dragon With Fish

Dragon with fish coloring pageHere’s a black-and-white picture of a cute dragon with a whole fish. During Lunar New Year, steamed whole fish is served in the families. It’s also believed that eating fish would bring good health, wealth and prosperity in the coming year as it signifies abundance.

  1. Dragon Relishing Fish

Dragon with fishHere’s another illustration depicting a majestic dragon relishing one big fish. As mentioned above, fish is an important dish at every unity dinner during Chinese New Year. Pronounced as ‘Yu’ in Chinese, the fish is believed to bring prosperity to every family that devours it.

  1. Dragon With Red Letters

Dragon with red lettersThe dragon in this picture is carrying red letters, which ain’t just ordinary envelopes, but envelopes containing cash. These envelopes symbolize good luck for the coming year and are mostly presented to young members of the family.

  1. Dragon With Sycee

Dragon with scroll and syceeSycees are Chinese currency in the form of ingots used in China in the olden days. The sycees then were made of gold, but now they are mostly made in imitation gold and form an important part of Chinese New Year celebrations. They symbolize wealth, abundance, and prosperity.

  1. Dragon With Spring Couplets

Dragon with spring coupletHow cute does this dragon look holding spring couplets? Spring couplets are one of the oldest symbols associated with the Lunar New Year. You will find them hanging on every door in China during Chinese New Year. These couplets are usually made in red and gold and express good wishes and blessings.

  1. Happy Chinese New Year 2024 Coloring Page

Happy Chinese New Year 2024 coloring pa`ges`Here’s a thick-lined Chinese New Year image ideal for preschoolers.

  1. 2024, Year Of Dragon

Year of Dragon coloring pageWe’re wrapping up this collection with this cute 2024 coloring page, with an illustration of a dragon in place of zero. It’s an interesting image and will definitely appeal to our young readers.

We hope you enjoyed our collection of free Chinese New Year 2024 printables for kids. Do share with us how you spent your Chinese New Year holidays.