The China Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase is breathtakingly beautiful. Full of sights, sounds, and even delicious smells of the country. China is such an interesting country for children and there are tons of educational resources for Epcot’s China Pavilion. Check out some of these fun Disney educational resources that you can do with your child.
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Educational Resources for Epcot’s China Pavilion
As you enter the picturesque China pavilion through the gateway known as the Gate of the Golden Sun, you are immediately immersed in the culture. From the lush gardens to the architecture of the Temple of Heaven to the peaceful ponds, there is no mistaking that you are now in China.
Crafts and Activities to Learn About China
Royal Baloo offers wonderful and free printable packs aimed at toddlers through first graders. Their Chinese New Year packs are a great way to introduce your children to this holiday and to reinforce academic skills at the same time.
Creative Family Fun offers a huge collection of crafts, food, and other activities to help introduce your children to the Chinese culture. You are sure to find something fun to do.
Preschool Powol Packets has a fun STEM activity to help children understand the structure of the Great Wall of China.
Books About China
Young children can learn about China’s history and culture in China ABCs: A Book About the People and Places of China by Holly Schroeder.
Your child can follow along in a day in the life of a young boy living in China in Living in…China by Chloe Perkins.
Even young children can learn to speak a few words in Chinese with the help of My First Book of Chinese Words by Faye-Lynn Wu.
The DK Eyewitness Books are always full of tons of information and amazing photographs and illustrations. Ancient China is no exception.
Welcome to China by Caryn Jenner is a great overview of the country for developing readers.
Main Photo credit: barron / Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
Ceremonial Gate Photo credit: wbeem / CC BY-NC