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The Chinese Zodiac (Chinese New Year Animals) Story

It's the Chinese New Year!

The Chinese New Year marks the beginning of a Chinese calendar year and each cycle is named after an animal. Do you know how this came about?

As in any folklore, legend, or mythology, there are many versions of the story. Likewise, there are also many versions of the Chinese Zodiac story. The versions that you are about to view are based on the great race. These Chinese New Year Animals stories are probably the best versions and are great stories to spark children's interest in Chinese language and culture.

The Chinese Zodiac Story (Simplified Chinese subtitles)

The Chinese Zodiac Story (Traditional Chinese subtitles)

Note: This version is adapted in our Chinese New Year themed BrainyBox.