Instructions originally found on Kansas Public Library website.
- 2 - 9" paper plates
- Dragon face coloring sheet
- Construction paper - bright colors
- Craft stick
Cut construction paper strips, one-inch wide and approximately 12" long. Fan fold strips for added effect.
Glue paper strips around the edges of the front of one plate.
Glue the second paper plate to the first plate with the craft stick, handle in between. Staple for reinforcement
Cut out "ruffly" part of head (to hide the plate) and glue to back of paper plates which are stuck together.
Color dragon face coloring sheet with bright colored markers. Cut out and glue to center of back of paper plates, on top of "ruffly" part.
Add horns or bells or noise makers to the dragon puppet.
In most cultures, dragons are considered to be evil or bad. In China, a dragon is considered to bring good luck.