Chinese New Year Craft for Kids make a Glitter Dragon

Chinese New Year Dragon Craft Pattern Activity

To make this easy Dragon Chinese New Year's Craft for Kids, we took a simple coloring page, cut it out, glued it to a piece of cardboard (empty cereal box), cut that out, then glued and glittered. Enjoy!

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The last part takes some patience but the results are worth it. 

Lay out your glitter. Add one color at a time and let dry. For example, take a bottle of school glue and fill in all the areas on the pattern that you would like green. Sprinkle on green glitter. Allow to dry completely. Shake off excess glitter. Repeat until all colors have been filled.

Chinese New Year Glitter Dragon Craft Activity for Kids
Chinese Dragon Craft Stencil with Glitter and Glue.

Happy Chinese New Year!  

Chinese New Year Dragon Printable Pattern Coloring Sheet
Chinese Dragon Printable Pattern Template or  use it as a Coloring Page.

Right click on image of glitter pattern to copy and print.  

Trace your image with a pencil or light colored crayon so the lines do not show through the glitter. Reverse the image and make your Chinese Dragon double sided, and hang it from the ceiling.

Recommended Reading:

Bringing In the New Year (Read to a Child!)*

Chinese Dragon Lanterns

Chinese New Year Activities*

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