Lantern Related Activities
Lantern Festival 2001
Date(s): 20 Sep 2001 to 2 Oct 2001
Venue: Chinese Garden , Singapore
Raise the lanterns at the scenic grounds of the Chinese Garden
in this annual traditional festival. The programme includes
traditional cultural performances and mesmerising displays
of bright and colourful lanterns.
your own chinese lantern
markers, crayons, or paints
decorating things, like stickers or glitter
a hole punch or a sharp pencil
1. Take a sheet of colored paper.
Draw small shapes, like stars, moons or circles on it. Make
any shapes you like. Remember, the big piece of paper is the
important one, not the shapes. Push the scissors through the
middle of a shape and then cut it out.
Remember, just cut out the shapes. Don't cut anyplace else
on the big paper.
2. Decorate the piece of paper with pictures or writing. Draw
or write on the paper to decorate it. You can also glue things
to the paper to make it pretty.
3. Get the tape. Roll the piece
of paper to make a tube. Don't make it too tight.
Make sure that your decorations are on the outside to that
everyone can see them.
Tape the ends of the paper to each other to make the tube.
4. Get the hole-punch and the
string. Punch four holes at the top of the tube. Cut four
pieces of string as long as the tube. Tie one piece of string
to each hole. Tie the four strings together. Cut another piece
of string and tie it to the other strings so you can hang
up the lantern.
5. If you know any riddles,
write one on a piece of paper. Tape it to your lantern.
Let your friends try to guess the answer. If you have some
candy, you can give a piece to the friend who solves your
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