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Chinese New Year Dragon Craft For Kids

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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.

a blue Chinese new year dragon craft mask activity with free downloadable template

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Supplies Needed For the Chinese Dragon Craft

supplies needed for this 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.

using template to create this dragon craft

Step Two – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft

Trace the template onto cardstock and cut out. (refer to the photos)

cutting out the free dragon mask template

Step Three – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft

Cut out the dragons nose template

cutting out the nose on the dragon craft

Step Four – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft

After cutting out the dragon’s nose, use black marker to add detail and nostrils.

how to make a dragon mask for Chinese new year

Step Five – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft

Cut out the dragon’s head scales and horns and set aside.

DRAGON CRAFT FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR

Step Six – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft

Cut out the template of the yellow face.

cutting out the free dragon craft template

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)

creating a chinese new year craft

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.

gluing the preschool dragon craft

Step Nine – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft

Glue the nose in the middle of the dragon’s head.

making the Chinese new year dragon craft

Step Ten – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft

Cut fire from cardstock and glue behind the dragon’s head, just below the nose.

Chinese new year dragon craft

Step Eleven – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft

Cut eye holes into the mask.

making a dragon mask dragon craft with kids

Step Twelve – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft

Fill the lines on the nose, nostrils, around the eyes, fire and horns with glue.

fun free template for dragon mask craft

Step Thirteen – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft

Cover the glue with glitter and allow it to dry. Shake off any excess glitter.

dragon mask craft

Step Fourteen – Chinese New Year Dragon Craft

Glue a popsicle stick onto the back of the mask and allow the glue to dry.

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Your dragon mask is finished!

a fantastic dragon craft for preschool kids

You can also make different coloured masks. This is a fantastic preschool craft or might be good for the Chinese new year!

Download Your Free Dragon Craft Templates here! One, Two, Three, Four

easy chinese dragon craft

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