It’s the Chinese Year of the Rat, to celebrate in Word, PowerPoint or Office generally is easy with an Icon or Online Pictures search.
Not interested in the Chinese New Year? These same tips apply to many other events or festivals.
Insert | Icons has many graphics including a Rat or Mouse icon.
Searching for ‘Rat’ in Office Icons finds a rat/mouse or a rattle.
Insert that Icon into a document then play with the Graphics options. Red is the traditional color. Maybe add a little PowerPoint animation.
or this graphic from Wikipedia.
Year of the Rat in Chinese
In traditional characters ‘Year of the Rat’ looks like this:
Select and copy the above characters into Word, Excel or PowerPoint. If you prefer, copy this image:
The roman character (Pinyin) version is: shǔnián
Happy New Year in Mandarin Chinese is:
Online Pictures of a rat
Insert | Online Pictures is a Bing search of images. Searching for ‘Rat’ finds all manner of rodent.
Year of the Rat in Online Pictures
A better option is searching for ‘Year of the Rat’ which shows various more Chinese New Year appropriate graphics.