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In this video, artist Sophie Orton shows how to make your own dragon sock puppet from things you have at home.

How to make a dragon sock puppet

You can find lots of dragons from around the world in our collections. We even have a dancing one in our Imagine Gallery! In this video, artist Sophie Orton shows how to make your own dragon puppet from things you have at home. What will your dragon be like? Will it be fierce and ferocious or sweet and shy?  

What you need

  • An old sock (make sure no one needs it anymore!) 

  • Coloured paper or old magazines 

  • Empty egg carton 

  • Felt tip pens

  • Scissors

  • Strong sticky tape

  • Cabbage leaves (optional)

  • Anything else you want to use to decorate your dragon 

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