DIY Tutorial: Fire-Breathing Dragons

Fee-fi-fo-fum, who’s joining in on a little craft fun?

This DIY tutorial was created by Molly Seta, our Cold Spring Branch’s children’s services librarian. If you have any questions about the tutorial, please email her at

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Supplies Needed

  • 1 toilet paper roll
  • 1 green piece of construction paper
  • 4 green pom poms
    • 2 medium and 2 small
  • 2 adhesive googly eyes
  • 3 scraps of tissue paper
    • Red, yellow and orange
  • 1 glue stick

Step 1

Cut a green piece of construction paper to fit the toilet paper roll and glue it on.

Step 2

Peel back the sticker on the adhesive googly eyes and attach them to the medium-sized poms.

Step 3

Glue the poms, with the eyes, onto the toilet paper roll.

Step 4

Glue the two small poms at the end of the roll for the nostrils.

Step 5

Glue the tissue paper flames to the inside of the tube, near the nostrils.

Step 6

Blow through the end of the roll to make it look like the dragon flames are coming to life!

Thank You

This craft idea is from Debbie Chapman at

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