Dragon Dance Streamer

Dragon Dance Streamer

Kids can kick-start their own Chinese New Year parade by crafting up this mini-sized dragon--perfect for little dragon dance performers!

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Dragon Dance Streamer

Craft Features

Lots for Kids to Do
This craft has plenty of steps kids can do, like tracing, coloring, decorating, and cutting with safety scissors.

Developmental Skills

Create with Us
Create with us skills involve self-expression, experimentation, and imagination through visual arts (like painting and sculpting), dramatic play, cooking, and dance.
Ages: 3-4

Materials

  • Dragon templates
  • Ribbon (about 4 feet long and 2 inches wide)
  • Safety scissors
  • Fabric glue
  • Craft stick
  • Sequins, glitter glue, and small decorative ornaments (optional)

Directions

  1. Step 1

    On card stock, print out the dragon templates and cut along the dotted lines.

  2. Step 2

    Glue one end of the ribbon onto a craft stick. Help your child decorate one or both sides of the ribbon using sequins, decorative ornaments, and glitter glue. Allow for dry time.

  3. Step 3

    Fold the dragon face as indicated and glue the craft stick with ribbon in between the printable.<br><br> Fold the dragon tail and glue the other end of the ribbon in between the printable.

  4. Step 4

    Allow the craft to dry before handing it over to your child.<br><br> Once the ribbon is ready, your child can proudly wave it around during the Chinese New Year festival!

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