Printable Rooster Bookmarks for Chinese New Year: Kid Crafts for the Year of the Rooster

Updated on December 1, 2016
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Adele has been a youth services librarian for 20 years. She has been mother to a daughter from China for 17 years.

Bookmarks You can Print, Cut and Color

Here are some quick printable bookmarks for the Year of the Rooster in the Chinese New Year zodiac cycle.

These will be of use to parents, teachers, and librarians who are putting together craft programs for preschoolers, kindergarten, or elementary school children.

All of the designs here was created by me or under a license from istock.com. You have permission to print any of these for personal and educational use. Commercial use is prohibited.

Rooster Templates and Other Projects

For some of the crafts here, you will need to print out rooster templates, which you can find on the site linked below. You can find links to other crafts projects as well.

How To Use These Templates for Chinese New Year Craft Projects

The images are all loaded as jpegs (photos), which means you can right click to copy, and then paste them into a program like Word or Publisher. That way, you can enlarge or minimize the image as you'd like.

Printable Bookmarks with Toppers

The first kind of bookmark is blank on the top so that you can put a picture of a rooster at the top. To see some ideas for bookmark toppers, click the following link.

You can also scroll down to the bottom of the page for more choices.

Sample Bookmark with Topper

Bookmarks with Blank Space for Toppers

You can attach a decoration to the top of these bookmarks--or draw your own design.
You can attach a decoration to the top of these bookmarks--or draw your own design.

Hand-Drawn Version

Cartoon Version

Embroidery-Style Version

Cut Paper Version

Realistic Version

Making a Topper

Here is another variation of the bookmark. You can find the link for this rooster head pattern at the link at the top of this site.

This bookmark pattern has a little different wording: "Gong Xi Fa Cai," which roughly translates to "Prosperous New Year."

Rooster Bookmark -- Crafts for Chinese New Year
Rooster Bookmark -- Crafts for Chinese New Year

Happy New Year Bookmarks: Lengthwise Orientation

These bookmarks have the characters and pinyin spelling for "Happy New Year"--"Xin Nian Kuai Le."

They are blank at the top so that you can paste toppers there.You can use the link at the top of this page, or you can scroll down to the bottom for more choices.


Prosperous New Year Bookmarks: Lengthwise Orientation

These bookmarks have the characters and pinyin spelling for "Prosperous New Year"--"Gong Xi Fa Cai."

They are blank at the top so that you can paste toppers there.You can use the link at the top of this page, or you can scroll down to the bottom for more choices.

Printable Bookmark Toppers

Here are some some roosters that you can print, color, and cut to paste to the top of your Chinese New Year bookmarks.

Chinese Character

Hearts Rooster

Cartoon Chick

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