Roaring Dragon Activity

All things Dragons was the theme for Munahse’s 5th Birthday Party. Munashe loves making things so I planned this suprise activity for Munashe and his friends to make at his party. A Roaring Fire Breathing Dragon.

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I had first seen this activity on pinterest made with toilet rolls. Instead of using toilet rolls we thought a more sturdy option would be tin cans. I used a can opener to take both ends of the tin can. I cut out all the bits of paper, tissue paper and card the children would need to put these roaring dragons together. We love googley eyes. I bought the ones that had a sticky back so we wouldn’t have to wait for glue to dry!

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the children used either glue or sellotape to stick the tissue paper fire onto their dragons.

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We we had fun adapting the game ‘musical statues’ to ‘musical dragon roars’. Instead of standing like a statue when the music stopped the children had to make load roars through their dragons. 5 year olds do love to roar!

For more dragon party ideas take a look at Feeding the Dragon and Dragon Egg Hunt

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27 thoughts on “Roaring Dragon Activity

  1. Ahh what a great creative project for the kids and lots of fun after craft time. Love this. Thank you so much for linking up to Share With Me. I hope to see you again tomorrow for another great round. Why not invite your friends to come share too? I would love to get to know more bloggers and widen my blogger share with me circle. All posts, old and new are welcome. #sharewithme

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  2. I have 2 bags full of saved cans I use for crafts in Activity hour. I am adding this to the list of things to make next year. So far I have only made things removing one end of the can, taking off both opens up a whole new ‘can’ of ideas! A genius game to play with your dragons too, what a wonderful party it must have been. Thank you for sharing such a clever upcycling idea on #Trash2Treasure.

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  3. This is such a fab idea – and with a 3 yr old pickle who loves to be loud this is a great way to channel that!, thanks for sharing #letkidsbekids

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  4. Lovely idea 🙂 It’s great that you can actually play with the dragon and not just let it sit on your shelf.
    #letkidsbekids

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