Chinese fan with tea kettle
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5 from 2 votes

Chinese Fan Craft

This DIY Chinese Fan is the perfect craft for Chinese New Year. It's fun for kids and adults
Prep Time20 mins
Servings: 1
Author: Chrystal Johnson



  • Punch holes in the ends of your popsicle sticks.
    Hole punched in popsicle stick
  • Put a brad through the holes in the popsicle sticks.
    Brad through holes in ends of popsicle sticks
  • Next, cut the coffee filter as shown.
    Coffee filter cut with scissors
  • Then cut the center portion out so you're left with a long rainbow shape.
    Coffee filter cut into rainbow shape
  • Arrange the coffee filter over the popsicle sticks to create your fan shape, then trim the coffee filter to the appropriate size.
    Trimmed coffee filter
  • Using markers or stamps, create a design on the coffee filter.
    Flowers stamped on a coffee filter piece
  • Adhere the coffee filter to the popsicle sticks, making sure the pretty side is facing away from the popsicle sticks and the round side of the brad is also facing up.
    Completed Chinese fan craft
  • Once dry, you can use your Chinese Fan as a fun prop or decoration for your Chinese New Year celebration.
    Kaylee holding a Chinese fan