Movable Dragon Paper Doll

Does your child love dragons? If so, they are going to love this Movable Dragon Paper Doll. It’s as simple as gathering your materials and starting to build.

The dragon doll will help your child’s imagination run wild!

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We’ve got a bunch of Animal Crafts for Kids you can make throughout the whole year.

When you finish making your dragon, you can make him a friend to fly with – a Movable Bird Paper Doll, or stay on the ground to play with Dragon Clothespin Puppets.

Movable Dragon Paper Doll Craft

Dragons have forever been a part of stories and folklore that has entertained kids for many years.

Allowing your child to make this dragon is going to open a whole door of fun for them. Plus, there are so many color and decor options for making this dragon!

How to Make a Movable Dragon Paper Doll

What you need: 

  • Dragon template
  • Scissors
  • Pushpins
  • Glue
  • String
  • Hole punch
  • Popsicle stick

Step by Step Tutorial

Get started making this Movable Dragon Paper Doll by printing out the template.

You can print out the template in color mode or you can use the black and white option to allow your child to color it.

Once the dragon is colored, go ahead and cut him out!

Use a hole punch or another tool that you desire to punch holes in the wings.

Take tape and tape down a popsicle stick on the back of the dragon.

Go ahead and make sure everything is super secure on the dragon!

Add the wings to the dragon with the help of the push pins.

Now you are going to add the string in additional holes as shown here.

Lightly tie the string. This is what will make the dragon movable!

As you can see, the dragon not only looks like he is ready to fly, but he is ready for all the fun that awaits him, too!

Movable Dragon Paper Doll Craft Template

The next time you are wanting to do an out-of-the-box craft, give this dragon a try.

This is a super easy craft to do, plus he is a little different than normal crafts, which is what kids LOVE. The only question left is “what will your child name their dragon?”

Get your Movable Dragon Paper Doll here

Dragon Paper Doll


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