Are you looking for a fantastic Chinese New Year Dragon Craft idea? Then look no further. Today we have this brilliant dragon mask activity which the kids are going to love.
This is a fun and easy preschool dragon craft which you can make with the kids. I’ve even included free downloadable templates and it’s a great way to introduce and teach kids about the Chinese New Year.
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Supplies Needed For the Chinese Dragon Craft
Pacon Card Stock, 8 1/2 inches x 11 Inches, Pastel Assortment, 100 Sheets (101315)Slime Supplies Glitter Powder Sequins for Slime,Arts Crafts Extra Solvent Resistant Glitter Powder Shakers,Bulk Acrylic Polyester Craft Supplies Glitter Loose Eyeshadow,Assorted Colors,12 Pack GlitterDarice, 80 Piece, 5 ¾ inch, Jumbo Natural Finish Craft Sticks
How To Make A Chinese Dragon Mask for the New Year
Before starting your craft you will need to download the dragon mask templates and print out. Templates are at the end of the post.
Step One – Chinese Dragon Craft
Step Two – Simple Chinese Dragon Mask
Trace the template onto cardstock and cut out. (refer to the photos)
Step Three – Chinese Dragon Art Project
Cut out the dragons nose template
Step Four – Chinese Dragon Craft
After cutting out the dragon’s nose, use black marker to add detail and nostrils.
Step Five – Simple Chinese Dragon Mask
Cut out the dragon’s head scales and horns and set aside.
Step Six – Chinese Dragon Art Project
Cut out the template of the yellow face.
Use a black marker to add detail to the dragon’s head. (draw a line with pencil down the middle to get more accurate lines)
Glue the dragon’s head scales down and then glue the top of the dragon’s head over them.
Glue the nose in the middle of the dragon’s head.
Cut fire from cardstock and glue behind the dragon’s head, just below the nose.
Cut eye holes into the mask.
Fill the lines on the nose, nostrils, around the eyes, fire and horns with glue.
Cover the glue with glitter and allow it to dry. Shake off any excess glitter.
Glue a popsicle stick onto the back of the mask and allow the glue to dry.
Your Chinese New Year Dragon dragon craft is finished! What a fantastic dragon mask!
You can also make different colored dragon masks. This is a fantastic preschool craft or might be good for the Chinese new year!
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