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Chinese New Year Dragon Puppets



  • ~ 1 old sock for each child
  • ~ Markers
  • ~ Colorful ribbon and collage materials such as sequins and plastic jewels
  • ~ Paper plates
  • ~ Scissors (for the adult)


  • ~ Use brightly colored markers to help each child to draw a dragon face on an old sock.
  • ~ Cut away the center of the paper plate.
  • ~ Decorate the paper plate ring with markers, ribbons, and collage materials.
  • ~ Slip the sock onto the child's hand and then slide the paper plate ring over the sock to the child's wrist.