How To: Chinese New Year Dragon Puppet

Have some fun this Chinese New Year of the Dragon by making a colourful dragon puppet.
So easy to make with basic items you may already have in your craft box.
Get the kid to have fun painting the dragon in bright colours – a red dragon red is especially lucky.  

You will need:

2 paper plates
an egg carton
stapler
glue
paint and paintbrush
feathers and streamers
How to make a dragon puppet supplies

How to:

Gather your supplies
Cut one plate in half and fold the other in half as pictured. Cut the end of the egg carton off, these will be the eyes.
Staple the plate edges together around the edges and glue or staple egg carton section on top.
How to make a dragon puppet steps
Paint brightly. When dry, glue on feathers and streamers behind the eyes.
Dragon puppet side botton and top view
Chinese dragon puppet fnished
Time to have some fun.

Here is some behind the scenes action of Emma’s puppet making style.

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