Egg Box Chinese Dragon

Isn't this Chinese dragon magnificent! The kids can make him with egg boxes and other scraps from the craft cupboard, and he will be a fantastic part of your Chinese New Year study or celebrations.

Egg box dragon

You will need:

2 Egg boxes
Paint
coloured paper
Glue
Tissue paper
Pens
Stapler

Instructions:

Paint the egg boxes in brightly coloured paint. When the paint is dry, cut out two of the egg compartments from one of the boxes and glue these to the lid of the other egg box the form the eyes (see the photo below).

Cut a mane, eyes, nose, mouth and other decorations from coloured paper. Glue these on to your dragon’s head.

Draw some scales on the tissue paper. Finally staple the tissue paper to the back of the head to form the tail of your dragon.

Chinese dragon craft