Recycled Box Dragon

Recycled Box Dragon craft

Light a fire under your kids by encouraging them to create imaginary creatures with recycled boxes. Pretend playtime will be almost magical with this dragon.

  • 1.

    Shape the wings and head of a dragon out of Crayola® Model Magic®. Decorate with Crayola Glitter Glue. Dry.

  • 2.

    Remove paper wrappers from Crayola Crayons. Place a recycled file folder on top of a textured object such as a jar opener or tile floor. Rub with the side of the crayon to make crayon rubbings that show the textured design.

  • 3.

    To make the dragon's tail, roll the file folder into a tube and glue ends with Crayola School Glue. Dry.

  • 4.

    Fringe the tail edges with Crayola Scissors. Turn a square tissue box so the opening is in the back and place tail inside the opening.

  • 5.

    Cut yarn for dragon hair. Glue to the sides of the tissue box.

  • 6.

    Cut triangle slices from construction paper to create fire coming from the dragon's mouth. Decorate with glitter glue. Dry.

  • 7.

    Attach triangles to the dragon's mouth. Glue the dragon's head and wings to the box. Add cotton balls or other decorative craft items to the dragon. Dry.