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Year of the Tiger Activities for Kids

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With 2021 coming to an end, it’s time to start planning out your Year of the Tiger Activities for Kids. Since 2022 is the year of the tiger, this is a good year to learn more about Chinese zodiac animals! If you’re interested in Chinese culture and Chinese astrology, welcome to the year of the tiger 2022!

If you don’t know your Chinese zodiac sign, now is the time to find it out! You need to know if you’re a snake, horse goat, monkey, rat, ox, tiger, rabbit or one of the others and figure out your animal sign! (There are actually 12 animals that are in the zodiac. They were chosen by the Jade Emperor as he thought that they’d offer him protection.)

The Year of the Tiger actually runs from February 1, 2022, to January 21st, 2023. The year of the tiger ranks third in the 12 years cycle and means that people born in any of the years listed below are a tiger according to their zodiac.

If you were born in any of the following years, you’re brave, confident, but also unpredictable. The birth years of the tiger are:

  • 1914
  • 1926
  • 1938
  • 1950
  • 1962
  • 1974
  • 1986
  • 1998
  • 2010
  • 2022

Tiger Activities + Printables

You can never learn too much about tigers. Find out more fun information about tigers here. The kids will love to learn more about tigers so that they can find out all they can.

These cute tiger coloring pages will provide the kids will tons of creative fun. Just print and let them color however they’d like.

Print off these Letter T worksheets that have the kids working on their letters by seeing tigers and more items and animals that start with the letter T.

Everyone in the family will love these Chinese Zodiac Games as a way to gather and have a family game night. So much learning fun!

This Letter T Tiger Activity is great for preschool and early learners. Fun for learning how to identify the letter T and learn more about the alphabet.



Tiger Crafts

If you have readers in the house, have them make their very own Tiger Corner Bookmark. A cute way to mark their pages for the next time that they open their books.

Keep those empty paper towel tubes and make this adorable Tiger Craft Tube! Great for imaginative play for kids of all ages.

Sit down and have a blast with the kids making this Origami Tiger. What a fun way to create something unique and awesome from a piece of paper.

Have the kids make their very own tiger with this fun printable! They can work on cutting skills at the same time! Perfect for creative play.

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Tiger Books + Stories

Read this Chinese Zodiac story to find out why the zodiac is the way it is. Plus, this explains why there are no cats as a zodiac animal.

Have the kids create their own story with this Zodiac Play printable! You can assign parts, create costumes, and more.

Click through the pages of this online book at the Zodiac and have the kids read along! This online book has lovely pictures to go along with it and will keep their interest.

More Chinese New Year Fun

Make sure to check out some of our other fun printables about the Chinese New Year!

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