Easy Chinese Dragon Craft

Are you ready to make an easy Chinese dragon craft to make your Lunar New Year celebrations a blast? We used a paper plate to make this one because its shape is perfect for easily creating a Moon dragon.

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Not too long ago, we made a fun paper Chinese dragon puppet, but this time, we wanted to make something a little simpler.

DIY Chinese Dragon Paper Plate

How to make easy Chinese dragon crafts

What you need:

  • pencil
  • drag
  • glue
  • acrylic paint (red)
  • paint brush
  • colored paper (blue, red, light blue and yellow)
  • 2 divine eyes
  • black marker

Step-by-step instructions

Prepare a paper plate.

Step 1

Ask the kids to paint it red or another color like a Chinese dragon.

Step 2

Let it dry and once dry, fold it in half.

Step 3

Using a black marker, draw a wavy line from one side to the other.

Step 4

Add two wavy lines below, creating the shape of a snake’s body.

Step 5

Cut the dragon’s body.

Step 6

Chinese dragons need legs! Have your child draw a leg on a folded piece of paper.

Step 7

Cut out the legs and have your child glue them to the body.

Step 8

Have them cut another piece – this time in a zig-zag pattern like a dragon’s tail and glue it to the end of the body.

Step 10

Have children create heads by drawing zig-zag shapes on paper.

Step 11

Cut the piece out.

Step 12

Have them cut another piece, this time a smaller piece of yellow paper, and stick it on top.

Step 13

The dragon will look amazing when your child adds another small piece of red.

Step 14

Cut a face-like shape from light blue paper and glue it to the mane.

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Step 15

Glue the head to the front part of the body.

Step 16

Dragons need eyes.

Step 18

It’s time for some details! Use a black marker and draw zig-zag patterns on the body of the Chinese dragon.

Step 19


Step 20

Your child’s Chinese dragon is now festive and ready to celebrate!

Easy DIY Chinese dragon craft

You can place it anywhere you like.

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Have fun!

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