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Chinese Dragon Prosperity Mask

by Bryony Harrison (follow)
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It will be the Chinese New Year soon, and they always celebrate with fireworks, festivals and dragons. Red is a very important colour in China, especially in the New Year. It symbolises prosperity, health, and good luck. Why not celebrate the Chinese New Year by making your own red dragon mask?

Time: 2 hours
Age: Any Age
Level: Medium

Materials



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A4 paper
A4 card/cardboard
Pencil
Red/orange/yellow felt tip pens
Scissors
Pritt Stick/glue
Barbecue skewer
Sticky tape


Method



dragon, chinese new year, mask


Using a reference or your own imagination, draw the face of a Chinese dragon on a piece of paper (try to draw the picture to fit the size of your own face).



dragon, chinese new year, mask


Cut out the template.



Poke holes in the eyes and mouth so that you can fit your scissors through it.



dragon, chinese new year, mask


Cut out the eyes and mouth.



dragon, chinese new year, mask


Glue the template onto a piece of card or cardboard.



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Colour your mask in.



dragon, chinese new year, mask


Cut out your mask.



dragon, chinese new year, mask


Sticky tape a barbecue skewer to the back so that you can hold it up against your face.

Categories
#Chinese
#New Year
#Red
#Competition
#Mask
#Papercraft
#Paper
#Card
#Cardboard
#Drawing
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