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
Red/orange/yellow felt tip pens
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).
Cut out the template.
Poke holes in the eyes and mouth so that you can fit your scissors through it.
Cut out the eyes and mouth.
Glue the template onto a piece of card or cardboard.
Colour your mask in.
Cut out your mask.
Sticky tape a barbecue skewer to the back so that you can hold it up against your face.