Guided by the festival, the school organized a parent-child Dragon Boat Festival garden party which include 4 checkpoints. A series of games led students to explore the culture behind the festival,experience the essence of Chinese traditional culture, so as to improve students' traditional cultural literacy. Let’s follow the students who were dressed in Hanfu to walk into the garden party with their parents.
They arrived at one checkpoint, randomly selected word cards, thinking about the sentence of a poem containing the given character.
Another checkpoint row after row of puzzles, waiting for them to decode.
There is one checkpoint which had the longest row of the riddles. How many characters did they answer?
Throwing an arrow into a pot looks simple but it is not easy. Students who do not win the pot should recite a poem on the spot.
How much do y ou know about Dragon boat festival?
With the nursery rhyme, the Dragon Boat Festival has arrived, the dragon boat competition curtain slowly opened, the fragrance of zongzi permeated the streets...
The Dragon Boat Festival is also called Duanyang, The Midday festival, The May Festival, The Dragon Boat Festival, The Bath Orchid festival, etc. It was originally created by ancient ancestors for worship of the dragon ancestor, blessing and evil spirits of the festival. It was said that Poet Qu Yuan jumped into the Miluo River on May 5, the Dragon Boat Festival as a festival is to commemorate Qu Yuan. It’s more than 2,000 years.
It is said that after the death of Qu Yuan, the people of Chu rushed to the Miluo River to express their respects. Many people rowed after the rescue. They fell over each other, then Quyuan disappeared. Then people make dragon boat racing to commemorate him on May 5 per year.
A fisherman of the State of Chu threw rice balls and other food into a river. He hoped that the fish, lobsters and crabs would eat their food and not bite Qu's body. Later, people came up with the idea of using neem leaves to wrap rice, wrapping with colored silk and Zongzi came out of it. so there is the custom of eating zongzi on Dragon Boat Festival.
Children wear sachets on the Dragon Boat Festival, which are said to ward off evil spirits and plague, but are actually used for decoration. The sachets contained cinnabar, realgar and incense, wrapped in cloth and tied into locks with silk threads, made in various shapes and formed into a string.
On Dragon Boat Festival, people put inserted moxa and calamus as one of important content. People use calamus, mugwort leaves and so on to make human or tiger shape and use these materials to make ornaments as well, which can ward off diseases.
Throughout thousands of years, The Dragon Boat Festival has been endowed with new meanings.We hope the students can feel the beauty of national culture from the Dragon Boat Festival, and build the confidence and identity of national culture. And we hope the students can walk towards the world and the future on the basis of inheritance.