~ Red is a lucky color to the Chinese and is used for decorations during holidays, especially Chinese New Year Celebrations
~the color red represents positive energy.
~In the Chinese culture to celebrate a new year's celebration, the older relatives give that child a red envelope with money inside.
~ The chinese envelope red is considered to have positive energy and good power to protect people from negative or bad power.
~ married people give unmarried people a red envelope with money in it for good luck and well wishes
~ older relatives, such as a grandmother, gives young members of her family a lucky red envelope.
~ In China, it is believed that this red envelope will bring luck to the person who gets it and to the person who gives it.
~another name for the chinese envelope new red year is "lay see" or lisee.
How to Make a Lucky Red Envelope Packet ~ Get children to make an envelope out of red paper ~ You may like to introduce Chinese currency, the Yuan, and use this as another opportunity to practise numbers. Print out chinese banknotesto create their onw lucky chinese envelope red color papers print well with black printer ink for an authentic look ~ Download, the red envelope template