Make this delightful paper dragon puppet for Chinese New Year! These paper dragon puppets are fun and easy to make and are a great classroom decoration and paper toy that all the children can get involved in. Fun Dragon Printables for kids. We love Paper Puppets all year round.
This project can be simplified or extended depending on time, by printing straight onto colored paper or letting the students color in the features themselves. Practice coloring skills, following basic instructions and cutting skills. A fun projects the students will enjoy making for upcoming festivities.
* Lesson plan
* 1 page assembly worksheet
* Printable dragon head, tail and feet - needs additional paper for body and craft sticks
* Develop fine motor skills & accuracy
* Coloring skills
* Cultural fun activity
* Paper in the desired colors (red for body, white for coloring or green paper if skipping this step)
* Coloring pens
* Craft sticks
NOTE: this printable is at a lower $2, as it is also available for free on Red Ted Art - see Dragon Paper Puppet - but this download has the worksheet step by step photos which are NOT available on the website. An extensive collection of Chinese New Year crafts is available for browsing here!