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Paper Giraffe Craft

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Whether you’re planning a trip to the zoo or just love giraffes, this paper giraffe craft is an easy craft for kids.

paper giraffe craft for kids

A fun paper craft that is perfect for preschoolers as well as older kids – all you need is paper, scissors and glue! The template comes with big patterns that are easy for little hands to cut.

The scissors cutting and gluing will help kids with their fine motor skills.

Make the paper giraffe craft at school with your students, in case you are a teacher, or at home with your kids or grandkids. What a nice way to bond with little ones and enjoy some time together crafting.

Easy giraffe paper craft for kids

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If these giraffe crafts are a hit, you may want to expend your zoo animal crafts and take it further with these other options, including a torn paper lion or a paper roll panda.

Paper giraffe craft for preschoolers

Fun facts about giraffes

Giraffes are fascinating animals and crafting one gives you the opportunity to talk about them and learn more interesting facts .

Your kids may already know that giraffes are the tallest mammals in the world, but are they aware that giraffes don’t need much time to sleep? They only sleep between 10 minutes and 2 hours!

Also giraffes may look alike to us but they are all unique. Their spots are like human fingerprints, no two giraffe are the same.

Paper giraffe craft

Easy paper giraffe craft - zoo animal craft

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How to make a giraffe craft for kids

zoo animal craft: giraffe

The giraffe template comes with two versions:

1. home template – print the template, cut out the patterns and trace them on corresponding paper.

2. classroom template – print the pattern directly on colored paper and cut them out.

This way you can easily craft with just one or two kids as well as with a classroom full of students.

Step by step directions

head with muzzle

Start by gluing the muzzle at the bottom of the head.


Glue the horns to the top of the head.


Glue the ears next to the horns.


Glue the spots onto the head.


Glue the eyes underneath the spots.

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