COMPETITION: Design your perfect dragon

Updated: Apr 10, 2020

Will your design be in our next 90 Seconds with OWL bulletin?

Find the challenge below - be sure to listen to the rules - and don't forget to send us your design too, so we can add them to the next bulletin!

Can you design the perfect dragon?

Cressida Cowell's How To Train Your Dragon books have been hugely popular since the first one came out in 2003.

With movies, TV shows and toys, people all over the world have followed Hiccup's journey to becoming a hero.

We would like you to have a go at creating your own perfect dragon. You can enter the competition below if your adult gives you permission. Make sure you send it to us too so we can share it with the world!

The competition...

Watch the video below where the autor and illustrator Cressida Cowell explains the rules. Create your very own dragon and ask your adult to share the picture on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #CreateWithCress by Wednesday 15th April. Open to the UK & Ireland and you must be 18+ to enter, however entrants can share on behalf of a child.

The competition element to this challenge finishes on Wednesday 15th April

However, we at OWL would love to continue to see your dragon ideas. Send them to us or post them on the OWL noticeboard

Ideas to help you get started

Are these real life dragons?

Further Investigation

Listen chapter by chapter as Cressida Cowell reads How To Train Your Dragon on YouTube here.

A Newsround interview with Cressida Cowell.

Making dragons with found natural objects - How we'd do it in the woods (click on the image to make them bigger)