In Chinese culture, Dragons and Phoenixes, “龙 “and “凤” are two very auspicious creatures. There is a Chinese saying that goes, “龙凤呈祥”，which means “prosperity brought by the dragon and the phoenix”. Dragons also symbolize the emperor, and phoenix, the queen, so “望子成龙” or “Wangzi Cheng Long, which roughly translates to “Hope for the child to become a dragon” is said to express the eagerness of Chinese parents for their children to achieve greatness
Chinese numbers in Mandarin pinyin and hand gestures. This is how one could show different numbers with one's hands in Chinese culture - I used to know all of these when I was little, but have a hard time remembering past 6 now.