A Dragon Blower Paper Craft Makes for Quick Fun

This easy and fun dragon blower paper craft is a great boredom buster for kids. Fast and simple, it’s a fun dragon paper roll craft that can be assembled in minutes and use what you have on hand.

Fire breathing dragon paper roll craft made with tissue paper and pompoms on a festive white background with gold coins and a festive red tinsel garland.
Such a fun and easy kids boredom buster, this dragon blower paper craft for kids is fast and promises hours of fun!

Dragon Blower Paper Craft

Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, I have heard so many moments of “I’m bored” lately that I’ve had to start getting creative. One of my favorite things is to come up with a craft that also results in a toy. She’s been LOVING dragons lately, so I got to work coming up with a fun dragon paper roll craft that’s both easy and super fun.


This craft is just a paper tube with some tissue paper on the end, but I’m not joking, it was like having a real-life pet dragon for about 4 hours. She loved it and I loved that she loved it. If you’re ready to make a dragon of your very own, let’s get started.

Vertical image of a dragon paper roll craft in green, red, orange, and. yellow on a festive red and gold background.
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Tips to Make This Dragon Paper Roll Craft

  • Making this dragon blower paper roll craft is so simple. The hardest part is the frill and the little whiskers. Grab the free printable template here to make cutting out those parts just a bit easier.
  • I strongly recommend pairing this fun paper craft with a balloon. The little one has so much fun blowing the balloon around, keeping it in the air or just generally breathing fire on the balloon with the “flames” from the dragon.
  • If you want to have a really good time, you can put a kazoo from the dollar store into the back of the paper roll and let the dragon make a funny, funky sound every time the little one gives it a good honk. Or you can skip it like it did.
A green, red, orange, and yellow dragon blower paper craft for kids on a white background.

DIY – Make this Dragon Blower Paper Craft

Below is the written and printable tutorial. Read through and ask any questions you might have using the comments section below.

Yield: 1 Dragon Blower Paper Craft

Dragon Blower Paper Craft

dragon blower paper craft for kids

If you have a few minutes and a bored kiddo, making this easy dragon blower paper craft is a super fast craft they'll be able to play with for hours!

Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $1


  • 1 Paper Roll
  • 4 1/4-inch Orange Pom Poms
  • 1 Sheet Each Red, Orange and Yellow Tissue Paper
  • 1 Sheet Green Card Stock
  • 2 Tiny Googly Eyes


  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick


  1. Cut a length of green cardstock long enough and wide enough to wrap around the paper roll, then glue it in place wrapped snugly around the paper tube.
  2. Cut out 1/2-inch wide strips of tissue paper in each color. You only need between 10 and 12 about 8-10 inches long. Glue the strips of tissue paper around the opening of one end of the paper tube, about 1/2-inch inside the lip of the tube.
  3. Cut two frill shapes from the template and four whisker shapes, from the green cardstock. Attach the frills to either side of the paper tube, on the opposite side of the tube from the tissue paper "flames".
  4. Glue the whiskers to the top of the paper tube, on the same end as the "flames", side by side.
  5. On top of the whiskers, glue two of the pom poms for nostrils.
  6. Glue the two remaining pom poms between the frills, side by side. Glue the two googly eyes on the front of these two pom poms.
  7. Allow the glue to dry completely then enjoy! photo collage tutorial of how to make a dragon blower paper craft


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