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Dragons DO Eat Homework
Dragon Homework Box
By Linda Valentino

Dragons DO Eat Homework Craft PhotoDragons DO Eat Homework Craft Photo


  • Cereal box, about 12" x 8"
  • Green acrylic paint and paintbrush
  • Colored paper or cardstock:  green, light green, black, orange, white
  • Black marker
  • Gluestick
  • Yellow lined school paper, 6" x 5"
  • Ruler, pencil, scissors 



  1. Enlarge photo and trace head, wings, and tail.
  2. Use compass to make circles or trace circular items about the sizes needed.
  3. Make several tracers for students to use.


  1. Paint cereal box green.  Let dry.
  2. Round corners of 8" x 10" light green paper and glue to front of box.Dragons DO Eat Homework Craft ProjectDragons DO Eat Homework Craft Project
  3. Trace and cut the circles:  two 3" green, two 1 ¾" white, one 1 ¾" light green cut in half, two 1" orange, two 1" light green, four ½" black.
  4. From green paper, cut 7 ½" x 5" head, two 6" x 3 ½" wings, 5" x 5" tail, and two 1 ½" ears.
  5. Cut 10 white 1" triangles for teeth and nails.
  6. Glue white circle eyes to face.  Glue orange and black circles to eyes.  Glue half light green circles as eyelids.
  7. Glue two light green and two black circles to face as nostrils.
  8. Glue 2 teeth to mouth and 2 ears to head.  Draw 3 curved lines to face with marker and glue head to top of box.
  9. Glue wings and tail to back of box.
  10. Rip top of school paper and write "HOMEWORK" with marker.  Glue to front of dragon.
  11. Glue 4 nails to backs of 3" circle hands and glue to HOMEWORK paper.
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