I was asked the other day if there is Halloween in China. The answer is yes and no. There are actually several festivals for ghosts in China. There are three ghost days in China: Qingming Festival 清明, Zhongyuan 中元, and Hanyi 寒衣. Among these three festivals, Zhongyuan (中元节), which was Aug 22 this year, probably is the closest to Halloween. Actually, the whole month of July (Chinese lunar calendar) is Ghost Month. On the night of the Zhongyuan festival with the full moon, people believe the bridge between the dead and the living is established, and people must take precautions and honor the dead. Halloween, however, is a day for people, esp. kids to celebrate and have fun. …
The best way to have Halloween fun while studying Chinese is to have writing practice notebooks with Halloween themes!
Halloween Chinese Writing Practice Notebooks
Let’s have a look at what Chinese writing practice notebooks satisfy all the needs of a Chinese student, from practicing pinyin, gradually to tianzige, then to fangge, in the end to any forms of writing paper.
In addition, there are two more types of primary Chinese composition notebooks: one is with pinyin and tianzige, the other is with tianzige only. Both notebooks allow students to draw and practice Chinese writing. They are great for kids who start to write Chinese, but feel like expressing themselves in pictures too.
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