Chinese New Year Dog

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Happy Chinese New Year! 2018 is the year of the dog. Start your New Year off with this Chinese Dog banner. 

Search terms: Chinese New Year, dog, paper, folding, 2018

Suitable for…

  • 3-5 years
  • 5-12 years
  • 12+ years
Group Size
  • Individual (1 child)
  • Small Group (4 children)
  • Large Group (20 children)

Idea Features
Idea Features

  • Step 1

    Print out your template onto white cover paper. Decorate with pencils, pastels, paint or markers.

  • Step 2

    Cut out both sections of the dog. Adult supervision recommended when using scissors.

  • Step 3

    To create the dog’s body, choose a coloured piece of A4 cardboard, fold horizontally and cut down the centre into two equal parts (10.5cm wide).

  • Step 4

    Using one half of the coloured A4 cardboard, create a concertina fold by folding the strip vertically, aligning it to the edge.

  • Step 5

    Repeat step 4 on both sides until desired amount of folds are reached.

  • Step 6

    Decorate your masterpiece with sequins, rhinestones or glitter. Allow to dry, then write your message.

  • Step 7

    Glue the head and tail to either end of the card stock strip. Allow to dry.

  • Step 8

    Finally, glue a popstick under the head and tail of the dog to use as handles. Allow to dry.


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Cost of all materials
$25.83 (inc GST)
$23.48 (ex GST)
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