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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
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How To Make A Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
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 New Year Dragon Craft
Cut the template out.
Step Two – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
Trace the template onto cardstock and cut out. (refer to the photos)
Step Three – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
Cut out the dragons nose template
Step Four – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
After cutting out the dragon’s nose, use black marker to add detail and nostrils.
Step Five – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
Cut out the dragon’s head scales and horns and set aside.
Step Six – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
Cut out the template of the yellow face.
Step Seven – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
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)
Step Eight – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
Glue the dragon’s head scales down and then glue the top of the dragon’s head over them.
Step Nine – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
Glue the nose in the middle of the dragon’s head.
Step Ten – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
Cut fire from cardstock and glue behind the dragon’s head, just below the nose.
Step Eleven – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
Cut eye holes into the mask.
Step Twelve – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
Fill the lines on the nose, nostrils, around the eyes, fire and horns with glue.
Step Thirteen – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
Cover the glue with glitter and allow it to dry. Shake off any excess glitter.
Step Fourteen – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft
Glue a popsicle stick onto the back of the mask and allow the glue to dry.
Your dragon mask is finished!
You can also make different coloured masks. This is a fantastic preschool craft or might be good for the Chinese new year!
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