Year of the Dragon Bookmark

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with this vibrant DIY dragon bookmark. It’s a fantastic craft project to get creative and craft your very own unique dragon bookmark, perfect for marking your progress in your favourite book.

Year of the Dragon Bookmark

Skill Level


Time to Make

20 minutes

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Print out the dragon template onto a sheet of white copier card.
  2. Use yellow, red and black felt tip pens to colour in one of the dragon faces.
  3. Take a sheet of red A4 card and cut out a strip approximately 5cm x 20cm to make the bookmark.
  4. Cut out the dragon’s face along the outline and then attach it to the top of the bookmark using either double sided tape or glue.
  5. Use a yellow deco paint pen to write ‘2024’ down the centre of the bookmark and draw a dashed border around the edge.
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Top Tip

Make sure there’s no tape/glue showing on the back of your bookmark as you don’t want it to stick to the pages in your book.