Look at this guy! Dragons probably aren’t referred to as “cute” very often, but I can’t help myself.
This is a quick and easy puppet craft that we used for a book activity already and will use for our Chinese New Year learning activities.
Paper Dragon Puppet
If you’d like to learn how to make your own paper dragon puppet, follow my quick paper dragon tutorial!
Look how little she was playing with her first paper dragon!
Ways to Use a Paper Dragon Puppet
We’ve used these for book learning activities, Chinese New Year, a fun “How to Train Your Dragon” movie night craft, and even made them for playdates.
The kids cannot get enough of these quick dragon puppets because all you need is construction paper, glue, and tape.
We used these for a fun book activity for Hippopotamus Stew and Other Silly Poems. Because the kiddo loved it so much, we used it for our holiday discussion of Chinese New Year, too.
Get the Full Paper Dragon Puppet Tutorial
Below is a brief explanation of the process of how to make an easy paper dragon puppet. For the full tutorial, visit this dragon puppet.
We’ve also used this same process to make these Pokemon paper puppets for Pikachu, Evee, Froakie, and Jigglypuff. ;)
Over to You
What designs can you think of – or can the kids think of – to make paper puppets for? We’re working on a monkey, a tiger, and an elephant right now and hope to have those for you soon!
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