The animals featured in Chinese New Year come from the Chinese zodiac, which is not based on the stars, but from an ancient story where all the animals in the world were invited to a race, with the first twelve to cross the heavenly river chosen as the zodiac animals.
We invite you to make the WEA Origami Pig. The links below take you to a printable PDF with full instructions on how to make your own! We'd love to see what you create, so feel free to tag us on Twitter @weaadulted using the hashtag #chinesenewyear.
Download your pig instructions here
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