How to Create A Dragon Workshop

Yesterday, I ran a fantastic school holiday workshop at Monash Library in Mount Waverley called How to Create a Dragon. The topic came about from the launch of Lizzy’s Dragon. In that book, I created a dragon with a twist to fit the story, and to make it different from other dragons out there.

We had a packed house with around 20 primary school students gathered to get tips on creating their very own dragon.

To start the session, we discussed the things we know about dragons, and then moved on to talking about some of the things we can change to make our very own dragons. I then gave everyone paper and pencils so they could create their own dragons – either by drawing or writing. When everyone had finished, some of the kids shared their creations.One of my favourites was a dragon that breathed out blueberries!

Below are some of the dragons the kids created. I hope you enjoy them as much as we did.

If you would like to book me to run a How to Create a Dragon workshop at your library or school, please contact me.

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About Melissa

Melissa Gijsbers started writing when she was in High School during the 1990s, even winning some awards for a short story and a script. For many years, life got in the way of creative writing, however she did start blogging around 2006.

She currently lives in Melbourne, Australia with her two sons and a pet blue tongue lizard.

Melissa Gijsbers, Author, Speaker & Booklover
Melissa Gijsbers - Author, Speaker & Booklover