Culture and Legends

1. Dragon

The Chinese dragon is a legendary animal. The dragon is a symbol of power, strength and good luck. 

In ancient China, the symbol of the dragon would be very important to the emperor. Many ornaments, furniture and clothes of the emperor may show a dragon symbol or the dragon character. The dragon dance is performed at many Chinese festivals for good luck. 

The Chinese word for dragon is 龙 lóng  

Draw your own version of a Chinese dragon. 

It is meant to have the tail and scales of a fish; neck of a snake; belly of a clam; head of a camel; claws of an eagle; paws of a tiger; ears of a cow; eyes of a demon; beard of a goat and horns of a stag!