Baby Pandas Experiencing the Beauty of Spring with You

The 24 Solar Terms are part of the traditional Chinese calendar. It is the ancient Chinese knowledge of dividing a year into 24 equal segments through the observation of the sun's annual motion. Now let's learn about the solar terms in Spring with baby pandas!

By iPanda

Panda Experiencing The Solar Term Start of Spring With You Together by iPandaiPanda

Start of Spring

As the first solar term of the year, Start of Spring lifts the curtain of spring and suggests the living things are experiencing rebirth and renewal. During this time, tiny green leaves start to sprout from the buds and the migrating geese fly back from the south to where they used to be. 

The custom of ‘bite the spring’ is observed, which means having bites of spring rolls, spring pancakes and carrots. So, are you ready to embrace the fresh start with the baby pandas?

Panda Experiencing The Solar Term Rain Water With You Together by iPandaiPanda

Rain Water

As the second solar term of the year, Rain Water signals a gradually warmer climate with less snow and more rain. 

The Chinese people believe that ‘Rain in spring is as precious as oil’. The weather can still be quite chilly in some regions, so let’s hold the furry baby pandas in your arms to keep warm.

Panda Experiencing The Solar Term Awakening Of Insects With You Together by iPandaiPanda

Awakening of Insects

Awakening of Insects, the third solar term of the year, signals a rise in temperature and increased rainfall. Its name alludes to the fact that animals sleeping in winter are awakened by spring thunder and that the earth begins to come back to life.

It is widely seen as the beginning of the busiest time for agricultural work. Do you wake up feeling energized and try to do some spring activities with the baby pandas?

Panda Experiencing The Solar Term Spring Equinox With You Together by iPandaiPanda

Spring Equinox

Spring Equinox is the fourth solar term of the year. It signals the equal length of the day and night time. It is the time to enjoy the splendid view of the blooming peach blossom, practice egg-standing games and fly kites. 

Would you eat some spring vegetables with the baby pandas to help preserve health and bring good luck?

Panda Experiencing The Solar Term Clear And Bright With You Together by iPandaiPanda

Clear and Bright

Clear and Bright, the fifth solar term of the year, is the only one whose first day falls on the traditional Chinese festival, Tomb-sweeping Day, or Qingming Festival. The words ‘clear’ and ‘bright’ indicates an increasing precipitation and rising temperature. 

It is a time for Chinese people to honor their ancestors and for spring outings. How about going out and appreciating the beauty of nature with the baby pandas?

Panda Experiencing The Solar Term Grain Rain With You Together by iPandaiPanda

Grain Rain

Grain Rain, the sixth solar term of the year, signals the end of cold weather and a rapid rise in temperature. As the Chinese saying goes, ‘Rain brings up the growth of hundreds of grains’, this period of rainfall is extremely important for the growth of crops. 

The tea leaves picked before this time is among the best quality tea leaves. Let’s sit together with the baby pandas to smell the fragrance of a cup of tea and watch the rainfall.

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