4 paper dragon boat craft ideas for kids at the Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival is a major traditional festival in China. This day is for everyone to commemorate the great patriotic poet Qu Yuan. At Dragon Boat Festival, everyone likes to eat rice dumplings and watch the dragon boat show. The scene is very lively.

If you like to make crafts with children, DIYArtPins shares a lot of craft ideas for children, maybe there is a craft tutorial you want here.

Crafting creativity is a favorite course for children in kindergarten. Perhaps this craft tutorial at the Dragon Boat Festival is for you if you are looking for easy Chinese arts and crafts. You may want to try 4 paper dragon boat craft ideas for kids at the Dragon Boat Festival.

These easy Chinese arts and crafts don't need you to prepare a lot of craft materials. You only need to prepare different colors of handmade paper, colored pens, scissors, glue, double-sided tape, etc. to make some easy papercraft. Following the tutorial below, you should try one of the simple methods and teach your children how to use scissors and pens well.

♥The first paper dragon boat craft idea for you:

paper zongzi(rice dumpling) and dragon boat craft

This is one of the paper dragon boat crafts for you. Just a few simple sheets of paper, colored pens, and scissors, etc., can make a great craft.

Degree of difficulty:☆☆☆

Age: all ages

Time-consuming:30+ minutes

All you need:

  • paper
  • color markers
  • scissors
  • glue

How to make a paper zongzi(rice dumpling) and dragon boat craft in 5 easy steps

1.Use a piece of paper to draw a large circle, cut it out with scissors, and then fold the circle in half. As shown in Figures 1-3.

2.Use markers of different colors to draw beautiful patterns on the semicircle. This requires the help of adults, and it is generally difficult for children to draw independently.

3.Then cut out the drawn dragon head, paste it on the semicircle, paste the cute paper dumplings, and so on.

4.Finally, the paddle of the rowing boat is pasted next to the paper dumplings, and paper drops are attached. The whole project looks so cute.

5.The children will be very interested in moving the dragon boat with their hands, the dragon boat swaying from side to side.

 

♥The second paper dragon boat craft idea for you:

A paper dragon boat craft idea

It's an easy paper dragon boat craft you should try. The paper boat just in 5 easy steps, you can do it with children together.

Degree of difficulty:☆☆

Age: all ages

Time-consuming:20 minutes

All you need:

  • paper

A paper dragon boat craft idea in 5 easy steps

1.Fold a piece of paper in half and open it, and then fold the paper in half according to the crease.

2.According to the method in Figure 3, fold the two ends of the paper into a triangle shape.

3.Then fold the two ends of the paper into a sharper triangle, as shown in Figure 4-5.

4.Fold the two sides toward the middle again, as shown in Figure 6.

5.Finally, the folded paper boat turns from inside to outside, and it becomes a small paper boat.

 

 ♥The third paper dragon boat craft idea for you:

Dragon boat festival craft project tutorial

Using paper to make cute paper rice dumplings, like children in a dragon boat, is an amazingly creative idea. And the crafting method is very simple, you will do it after reading it.

Degree of difficulty:☆☆

Age: all ages

Time-consuming:20 minutes

All you need:

  • paper
  • double-sided tape
  • swinging eyes sticker
  • marker
  • glue

Dragon boat festival craft project tutorial in 4 easy steps

1.First use a piece of paper to stick double-sided tape on three sides, as shown in Figure 1.

2.Then roll the paper up as shown in Figure 2 and Figure 3, and then fold it into a triangle shape.

3.Then put a swinging eyes sticker on the rice dumpling(zongzi), and use a marker to draw the mouth.

4.Finally, all these rice dumplings were put on a paper boat and pasted with paper paddles, which was very cute.

Note: The method of paper boats can refer to the second craft tutorial above.

More Dragon boat festival craft ideas for you:

How to make dumpling crafts for the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival?

Chinese Dragon Boat Festival paper rice dumpling(Zongzi) pendant craft

Chinese Dragon Boat Festival clay and paper Zongzi craft

Dragon Boat Festival tumbler paper rice dumpling(Zongzi) craft

Paper Zongzi(Rice Dumpling) Dragon Boat Craft

 

♥The fourth paper dragon boat craft idea for you:

Dragon boat and zongzi craft tutorial

Although the second paper dragon boat tutorial is very simple, it is also very suitable for children over 3 years old, but if you want to make it more refined and beautiful, you can refer to this paper dragon boat tutorial. You will be surprised.

Degree of difficulty:☆☆☆☆

Age: all ages

Time-consuming:30+ minutes

All you need:

  • paper
  • double-sided tape
  • scissors
  • colored pen
  • glue

Dragon boat and rice dumplings(zongzi) craft tutorial in 4 easy steps

1.First cut out a paper circle, and then fold this circular piece of paper in half.

2.Fold the round paper in half, and then use scissors to cut off a part, as shown in Figure 2.

3.Use colored pens to draw the dragon head and dragon tail, and then cut and paste them on both ends of the semicircle.

4.Then use colored pens to draw the shape and color of the zongzi, and finally cut it out and paste it on a semicircle.

5.If you move this semicircle with your hand, it's like a boat floating on the water, which will sway from side to side. Children like it very much.

About the craft tutorials for the Dragon Boat Festival, the paper dragon boat craft and the paper dumpling craft are of interest to children. You can also save this article and share it with your friends.

 

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