Christmas – Cantonese Teaching Activities & Resources 粵語聖誕教材

Christmas – a time for celebration and festivity, joy and hope peace and goodwill – some say it is the most wonderful time of the year.

I’ve gathered various Christmas themed Cantonese teaching activities and other resources, some from around the web, and some specially developed, for your family to enjoy this festive season.

1. Christmas Stories

Christmas Story Reading Playlist in Cantonese

Check out over 20 books read in Cantonese on this Cantonese Christmas book reading playlist on YouTube. 

 

 

Cantonese Christmas Cartoons & Animations

YouTube playlist includes Peppa Pig, Hello Kitty, 櫻桃小丸子. 

 

Cantonese Christmas Stories Playlist – Christian

  • YouTube playlist includes Nativity stories in Cantonese

 

2. Christmas Music

Cantonese Christmas Songs 粵語聖誕歌

  • Blogposts includes a various popular Christmas Carols in Cantonese, and links to YouTube playlists

Cantonese Christmas Songs 粵語聖誕歌 lyrics 

  • If you are looking for lyrics to singalong Cantonese Christmas Carols, you will find more than 10 popular Christmas Carols in Cantonese including fJingle Bells, Silent Night, Frosty the Snowman, Winter Wonderland. Free printable per song includes Jyutping

Cantopop Christmas Songs on YouTube

  • A Hong Kong Christmas would not be complete without Cantopop Christmas songs. prepare for sadness, heartbreak, being left on the shelf, loneliness, doomed romances. Lots of popular Hong Kong songs by various artiste including Jacky Cheung, Eason Chan, McDull…….

 

3. Christmas Vocabulary

Christmas Vocabulary compilation (free printables)

Christmas Vocabulary on YouTube Playlist 

Christmas flashcards/poster with Audio by Little Canto Learning

Phrases are in Colloquial Cantonese.

 

Poster of Colloquial Cantonese Christmas Vocabulary by Cantonsponge

 

 

This pretty poster was created by CantonSponge, one of my favourite blogs for teaching Cantonese. She has lots of other teaching resources that she generously shares.

 

 

 

 

 

Infographic by Vivid Chinese

This is in Standard Chinese and works for both Cantonese and Mandarin. Comes with (Mandarin) pinyin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flashcards by Bilingual Kiddos

This is in Standard Chinese and works for both Cantonese and Mandarin. Comes with (Mandarin) pinyin. There’s simplified and Traditional.  You have to provide your name and email address for the cards to be emailed to you. Do note if you are printing, these are very ink intensive, with the red background.

 

4. Worksheets, crafts, games and other resources

Christmas Activities and Colouring

Here’s some that I developed for my kid including a nativity colouring scene, Christmas ornaments with vocabulary, Jesse calendar, and Christmas countdown.

 

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Michigan Cantonese Storytime

  • Printable Christmas little booklets

  • Cantonese Practice Writing Sheets

25 worksheets with Christmas vocabulary. It comes with Jyutping and cute graphics. You can also crop them to make flashcards

  • Christmas Bingo cards

 

Little Canto Learning

 

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  • Christmas DIY game

  • Colouring sheet

Crafts by Hing Hing Sone Sone

  • Includes video instructions (in Cantonese), and templates to make Christmas ornaments, cards, mini Christmas trees and Christmas wreathes.

Crafts and colouring pages by Chalk Academy

Cantonese Kids Advent Activities

A new activity is announced everyday, with a video on YouTube and a free printable (link in description of their daily YouTube video).

Making a Gingerbread House by Twinkebot

More Christmas related craft, activities, cooking Cantonese videos found on this YouTube playlist.

5. Christmas in Hong Kong

Every country celebrates Christmas differently, and Hong Kong is no exception. Here are some articles about Christmas in Hong Kong (external links):

(Please note in 2020, with COVID, a Hong Kong Christmas celebration would be very different from the norm).

 

Please also check out our other Christmas posts:

Christmas Music:

Christmas Activities:

Christian Christmas Activities

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 祝大家聖誕快樂, 新年快樂!

 

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