Crafts

Egg Carton Dragon

I hope everyone had a lovely Easter. Now that it’s over I guess we’ll be eating a lot of egg salad this week.  But do you have any idea what you’re going to do with all those egg cartons?  We made a snake with ours.  Well, it started out as a snake…Egg Carton Dragon_1

But then I remembered  Game of Thrones is on tonight.Egg Carton Dragon_2

And I remembered that I need my dragon by my side.Egg Carton Dragon_3

And the kids think this is their pull toy.  HA!Egg Carton Dragon_4

What you’ll need:

  • Egg carton
  • Green paint
  • ¼ inch string or ribbon
  • felt for tongue
  • Googly eyes
  • Red and black cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Stapler

What to do:

Cut the “pockets”  and the “tips” out of the egg carton.Egg Carton Dragon_5

Paint all pieces. When dry string together, knotting the string as you go to keep the pieces properly spaced.  Use the tips for the tail. Be sure to leave slack for the pull string.  Stick tongue through hole in first pocket and add googley eyes.  Cut wings and scales and attach with stapler.  Et Voila!  Dragon! You didn’t even have to walk into flames for him.  Now as rightful queen of Westeros, go claim your throne!

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