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Throwing a Game of Thrones party? Every GOT fan has to have their dragon eggs! Learn how to make your own with this instructable.
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Step 1: Supplies

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You will need:

3 Plastic Easter Eggs about 8 inches long
1.5" paper punch
Red, Green and Tan construction paper
Black, Brown and White acrylic paint
Hot Glue Gun
Green, Red, Tan and Black or Dark Brown spray paint

Step 2: Spray Paint Egg

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Go to a ventilated area and spray paint each egg. One green, one red and one tan. Once they are dry take dark brown or black spray paint and lightly spray some spots here and there on the eggs. 

Step 3: Making the Scales

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You will need to make 150-160 scales for each egg. 

Start by cutting 2" wide strips of construction paper and paint black on each strip. Paint each strip with a gradient - going from black to more and more watered down black. (Use brown for the tan scales)

Let your strips dry. 

Punch 1.5" circles out of these dried strips. 

You will need to fold this circle to look like a scale. Start by making a "V" but don't come to a point. Start creasing the remaining edge to look like a curve. This is not easy. But you can use your fingernails to crimp the edge. 

Then bend the whole shape to give it some dimension.

Step 4: Painting the Charred Bottom

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Dab some white and black paint on the base of your egg to give it a charred look.

Let that dry. 


bagnitsch (author)  marcellahella1 year ago

Aww Thanks :)

Love it =)

bagnitsch (author)  cdawisconsin1 year ago


Great job done here :), thank you so much for sharing.

bagnitsch (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya1 year ago

Thanks :) .You're welcome.

holly-g1 year ago
How's about papier-mâché an oblong balloon then use it for your egg- it worked really great perfect shape.

empty ostrich eggs would work as well. me thinks

dbess1 year ago
you got me thinking about this,you said you could not find a true egg shape...wonder if you can get some ostrich eggs? just a thought.
dbess1 year ago
put some gold leaf on one bet that would look awesome ,but love those they look cool :-)
bagnitsch (author)  dbess1 year ago

Oh. Gold would be pretty =D

Can't you just spray-paint some waterlogged pine cones? (oh, durability, hmm...)
Looks pretty neat.

Fujo1 year ago

I would suggest doing the scales the opposite direction i.e. with the tip of each scale facing the top [narrow] end of the egg. I've never seen a real dragon egg but I think this would look better and more natural.

bagnitsch (author)  Fujo1 year ago

Thank you for the suggestion. I actually did contemplate this for awhile. Maybe if I make them again I will try and see. I couldn't find an egg shape that was 100% true to the show's - that would have helped a lot.

Ro-mico1 year ago

They look really nice! I'll have to try and do some for my nephews.

Thanks for sharing.

bagnitsch (author)  Ro-mico1 year ago

You're welcome. You should totally post them when you're done.