Cardboard Tube Knight and Dragon

Make and enjoy playing with these enjoyable cardboard tube knight and dragon characters! They’re a delightful craft that doubles as imaginative fun.

Cardboard Tube Knight and Dragon

Skill Level

Easy. Adult supervision needed

Time to Make

15 Minutes

Adult Supervision Needed

Yes

How to Make

Knight

  1. Firstly, using the template draw and cut out the shapes from paper and card.
  2. Wrap and stick a cardboard tube in grey paper.
  3. Then wrap the silver metallic card around the top of the cardboard tube.
  4. Then wrap the skin tone card on top.
  5. Assemble and stick the knight’s helmet and shield. Add detail to the helmet with a black deco pen and outline the shield with a silver deco pen.
  6. Stick the helmet and shield to the cardboard tube.
  7. Lastly, stick two wiggle eyes and draw a mouth.

Dragon

  1. Firstly, using the template, draw and cut out the shapes from card.
  2. Wrap the cardboard tube in green card or paper.
  3. Stick and assemble the dragons head, wings, and tail. Use a black pen and deco pens to add detail.
  4. Stick two wiggle eyes onto the dragon’s face.
  5. Lastly, stick the belly, wings, tail and head to the green cardboard tube.
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Top Tip

Slightly bend the card before rolling it around the cardboard tube to help stick the card.

Template

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