Wooden Dragon
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Wooden Dragon

Dragons are everywhere in modern Japanese culture. Make your own to celebrate!
Age Range: 6-8
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Messy Rating:
1 2 3 4 5
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Craft Smart® All Purpose Glue
  • Scissors
  • Wood Spoon
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Creatology™ Construction Paper
  • Creatology™ Wiggle Eyes
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Markers

Project Instructions

  1. Paint a wooden spoon green, let dry.
  2. Turn spoon over so the scooped part is on the bottom. With pencil eraser, paint on dots.
  3. Glue on wiggle eyes. Add two dots for the dragon's nose. Let dry.
  4. Cut out wings from green construction paper and trace outside edge with marker for emphasis.  Fold in half and attach paper to back of the spoon handle with glue.
  5. Cut a 1-½" x 6" strip of red tissue paper and orange construction paper. Cut short strips about 2" on the tissue paper. Glue non-cut ends to inside spoon.
  6. Using pencil, curl around tissue paper and construction paper to make tongue.


Hold spoon while painting it.