dragon toes cookies

Dragon Activities Preschoolers Can Do & New DVD

Last Updated on

Posts may be sponsored. Post contains affiliate links. I may be compensated if you make a purchase using my link. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Check out these fun dragon activities preschoolers will enjoy! Dragons are loads of fun whether you have a preschooler or an older child. But, when you’re trying to find dragon theme preschool activities, you want to be certain that they match the attention span and interest of a younger child. Be sure to scroll down to learn all about a new Shimmer & Shine DVD all about the Legend of the Dragon Treasure!

Fun dragon activities preschoolers will enjoy and learn to make dragon toe cookies. Plus check out Shimmer & Shine Legend of the Dragon Treasure on DVD.

Dragon Activities Preschoolers Can Do

There are lots of different dragon activities preschoolers can do. That includes fun dragon STEM activities like this Foaming Dragon from The Joys of Boys. Or, you might want a few dragon theme preschool activities like these free printable number and letter activities from Homeschool Den. But, no matter which activity you choose, you want to keep these things in mind.

  • Preschoolers have short attention spans. Don’t make the craft or project too long to hold their interest.
  • Cutting skills may be questionable at this age. So, preschoolers may need help cutting out parts and pieces.
  • Number and letter skills are still developing. So, your child may need assistance with writing.
  • Encourage foundation skills like color identification. Encouraging basic skills give them the confidence to try new things.

cups with paint and paintbrushes

Dragon paper crafts

Drawing, painting, cutting, folding and gluing are all fun ways to make dragon papercrafts. These types of dragon activities preschoolers enjoy will help to improve their fine motor skills. Try this cut and paste paper dragon from DLTK Kids. Or, try this paper plate dragon craft from Pink Stripey Socks.

Creative dragon activities preschoolers can do

I love open-ended creativity for preschoolers. It encourages them to come up with their own solutions. This is a great stepping stone for future problem-solving. Be sure to let your child choose their own colors and designs whenever possible. If the craft says the dragon should be pink but they want it to be green, that’s totally fine.

dragon toes cookies

So, if you’re looking for dragon activities preschoolers can do in the kitchen, check out this yummy dragon toes snack idea. Now, I am not a big fan of artificial food coloring. So, be sure to pick up this natural food coloring to use. You can get nice, bright colors and still use food coloring that is natural, gluten-free, vegan and paleo. This is what you’ll need to get started.

So, one of the reasons I love this easy dragon activity is that it requires no cooking. As busy parents, we don’t always have time for a craft project that will take hours to do. If you start with pre-made cookies, you can have this activity done in less than thirty minutes. And, you’ll still have time to watch Shimmer and Shine Legend of the Dragon Treasure. Buy it today on Amazon. The kids will love it!

Shimmer and Shine Legend of the Dragon Treasure DVD

Shimmer and Shine Legend of the Dragon Treasure

The magical collection features six dragon-themed episodes, including two double-length adventures, and follows Shimmer, Shine and Leah as they meet Dragon Rider Farnaz, track down a Dragon Gem, rescue dragons and even learn to ride them. These episodes include:

  • Legend of the Dragon Gem – A magic treasure map leads Shimmer, Shine, Leah, and Dragon Rider Farnaz to the Dragon Gem, but when Zeta gets ahold of it, the girls must help Farnaz get it back before Zeta grows too powerful.
  • The Dragon Rider – Dragon Rider Farnaz teaches Shimmer, Shine and Leah how to ride dragons. When Zeta takes the dragons, the genies-in-training must work together to rescue them.
  • Zahracorns on Parade – Zeta uses a Zahracorn suit to sneak Nazboo and his entire dragon family into the Zahracorn Parade.
  • Nazboo’s Magic Robe – When Nazboo gets a magic robe, Zeta becomes jealous of his new powers.
  • Dragon Tales – Zeta tells Shimmer, Shine and Leah how she first met Nazboo after saving him in Dragon Land, but Nazboo remembers it a little differently.
  • Nazboo’s Family Reunion – Zeta recruits Nazboo’s siblings to help her take Shimmer and Shine’s gems.

Fun dragon activities preschoolers will enjoy and learn to make dragon toe cookies. Plus check out Shimmer & Shine Legend of the Dragon Treasure on DVD.

Instructions for Dragon Toes

This is one of my favorite food-inspired dragon activities preschoolers can create. Not only is it fun to make, but it’s also a yummy treat for a party.

1. Prepare a baking sheet or cutting board with waxed paper.
2. Melt the candy coating according to package directions giving special care not to overheat the candy. If the candy coating is overheated, it will be too thick. You can add 1 teaspoon of coconut oil or vegetable shortening to help thin the candy but do not add any other type of liquid as the candy will seize and harden. Use natural food coloring to change the color.

making dragon toe cookies

3. Dip each cookie into the candy melts to coat completely. Shake to remove excess candy and then place on waxed paper. You may need to do this part for your child since the melts will be warm.

dragon foot shaped cookies
4. Immediately add the candy “toe” and sprinkle with coordinating sprinkles.
8. Allow candy coating to harden before serving or packaging.

Store in an airtight container at room temperature. Placing in the refrigerator may cause the cookie to soften.

More dragon activities and fun

More preschool activities

Yield: 24

Dragon Toes Peanut Butter Cookies

Dragon Toes Peanut Butter Cookies

Delicious peanut butter cookies covered in white chocolate and topped with sprinkles. These dragon toes peanut butter cookies use natural food coloring. Options for gluten-free included.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • Natural Food Coloring
  • Nutter Butter Cookies (or make your own healthier version)
  • Natural white chocolate melts (or a dairy-free version)
  • Natural color sprinkles
  • Assorted candies to cut into toes.

Instructions

  1. Prepare a baking sheet or cutting board with waxed paper.
  2. Melt the candy coating according to package directions giving special care not to overheat the candy. If the candy coating is overheated, it will be too thick. You can add 1 teaspoon of coconut oil or vegetable shortening to help thin the candy but do not add any other type of liquid as the candy will seize and harden. Use natural food coloring to change the color.
  3. Dip each cookie into the candy melts to coat completely. Shake to remove excess candy and then place on waxed paper. You may need to do this part for your child since the melts will be warm.
  4. Immediately add the candy “toe” and sprinkle with coordinating sprinkles.
  5. Allow candy coating to harden before serving or packaging.

Notes

If the candy coating is overheated, it will be too thick. You can add 1 teaspoon of coconut oil or vegetable shortening to help thin the candy but do not add any other type of liquid as the candy will seize and harden.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

18

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 36 Total Fat: 2g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 3mg Sodium: 9mg Carbohydrates: 4g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 3g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 0g

Sharing is caring!