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Year of the Pig Activities for Kids

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Are you excited to celebrate the Year of the Pig? The Pig happens to be the 12th cycle of zodiac animals in the Chinese Zodiac, which is also related to the Chinese Calendar.

Since it only comes around every 12 years, it’s important to celebrate the Pig!  Add this to your Farm Animals Unit Study. You and your family can celebrate Chinese New Year with these Year of the Pig Activities for Kids.

Year of the Pig recipes crafts and activities for children

Year of the Pig Activities for Kids:

The story behind the Pig is that Buddha called for a huge meeting, when he was about to leave earth and Pig was the last one to arrive. Check out these great pig activities for kids.

Pig Printables

This Free Build a Pig Printable from The Purple Pumpkin Blog allows us to have fun building a pig.

The Gingerbread House has this awesome printable in honor of the Chinese New Year – Year of the Pig. Print this out and let your kiddo work on it. She also goes into more detail of the Year of the Pig.

If You Give a Pig a Party printable from 3 Boys and a Dog is also another awesome printable you could do in honor of Year of the Pig.

If your kiddo prefers to feel a little more challenged, when doing a printable then this free printable of the 3 Little Pigs Word Find Placemat from 3 Boys and a Dog is going to be so much fun.

Pig Activities

Looking for The Year of the Pig activities related to the Pig? You’re going to love these Pink Piggy Baby Shower Ideas from 3 Boys and a Dog. While it is a baby shower, it has great ideas for any pig themed party  and is a great resource for Chinese New Year and Year of the Pig.

Some kids just love staying busy when it comes to learning about something. Teach your kiddo about the Pig with the help of these Pig Crafts and Activities for Kids from 3 Boys and a Dog.

Does your preschooler need a little more practice cutting? Tie in pigs and cutting with this 3 Little Pig Preschool Cutting Practice from 3 Boys and a Dog.

These Chinese New Year Color By Number Pages from In The Playroom are sure to help your children understand this Traditional Holiday just a tad bit more!

Pig Books

Curling up with a good book is fun! Curling up with Pig Books for Kids by 3 Boys and a Dog is GREAT! If you need a couple of great pig books for kids, this is where you’ll find them!

This 3 Little Pigs Story Sequence is one of those great pig activities for kids from 3 Boys and a Dog. You can put the story into sequence using the free printable cards in this resource.
Educational Pig Ideas
Help take your kids learning a little further with this Farm Animals Find the Letter (P is for Pig) educational activity from 3 Boys and a Dog.

Have you ever wondered about how to preserve a pig without refrigeration? Practical Self Reliance shows us how! This is very educational, perfect for homeschooling or for a unit study!

When it comes to learning about the Year of the Pig, how fun would it be to learn about the cost of raising a pig? Find out from Practical Self Reliance.

Crafty Pig Ideas

I love these Piglet Crafts for Children from 3 Boys and a Dog! It’s so fun to have crafts that tie into the theme you’re working on, when it comes to Year of the Pig.

Who doesn’t live Peppa Pig? These Peppa Pig Craft Ideas from 3 Boys and a Dog are awesome! And they tie in perfectly with the Pig theme.

Let’s have some more fun with crafts with these Piggy Bank Crafts for Preschool from 3 Boys and a Dog. I love when multiple concepts can be learned with a craft!  

Love this Mmm Mmm Muddy Pig Craft Activity from 3 Boys and a Dog! What a fun way to learn about the pig for Year of the Pig.

Year of the Pig crafts and activities for kids

Don’t forget to make some yummy pigs in a blanket and these adorable Pig cupcakes to help you celebrate The Year of the Pig!


Did you know that since The Pig occupies that last spot in the Chinese Zodiac, 2019 is the year for luck?? It’s also going to be the year for fortune! So, if if you were born in 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, your Chinese Zodiac Sign is a PIG! How fun is that?!

Be sure to check out this Zodiac Signs Craft Set!

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