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How To Make A Cute Paper Giraffe

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Bring the zoo to your little ones with this creative and easy paper giraffe. This craft is a fun way to get preschoolers to express their creativity. Once finished, the paper giraffe will come to life with their imaginations!

giraffe made out of paper

This project is perfect for preschoolers that want to do a craft. The fun colors and cute smile will spark joy in both boys and girls. The paper giraffe craft can be done as a school project or to bring some creativity to a party. Mix and match some colors to make each giraffe unique.

This craft can be done with any type of construction paper. To make this preschool craft durable enough for the kiddos to take with them on their adventures, try using a simple cardstock. You can find an assortment of colored cardstock at a local craft store.

paper giraffe on purple background with green poms

When the paper giraffe is complete, your young ones can name it and bring it along for all of the fun. Create more fun paper animals to really bring the zoo to life!

How To Make A Cute Paper Giraffe

This craft will help preschoolers practice their shapes, colors, and following directions. From the circle spots to the face drawn on top, little ones will be patient and take their time to create their paper friend. Test the kiddos on their color knowledge when they choose the paper for their paper giraffe.

paper giraffe craft on purple background

Cutting will be one of the steps in this fun craft. If they are ready, watch them as they use children’s scissors and guide them to success. This will improve their patience as well as eye-hand coordination.

There are so many fun facts about giraffes from their seven-foot necks to the many sounds they make such as a hiss, mew, or snort! Use the paper giraffe as a great learning opportunity for the young ones.

And if you want more paper crafts for kids make sure you check out this Fun and Easy Preschool Dinosaur Craft and these How To Make Pinwheels.

How To Make A Cute Paper Giraffe
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How To Make A Cute Paper Giraffe

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Active Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $5

This project is perfect for preschoolers that want to do a craft. The fun colors and cute smile will spark joy in both boys and girls. The paper giraffe craft can be done as a school project or a fun way to bring some creativity to a party. Mix and match some colors to make each giraffe unique.

Materials

Instructions

  1. Select 2 different shades of yellow, orange, brown and pink colored craft papers for the paper giraffe craft. Trace the patterns on the selected papers and cut out them nicely. 
  2. Stick the inner ear parts in the middle of the ears attached to the head pattern. Stick the small round cutouts on either end of the small strips. 
  3. Stick the semi-circular pattern on the bottom end of the head pattern and also stick the horns on the top side of the head. 
  4. Stick the brown strips on the bottom ends of the legs and also attach the small orange circles on the body and neck parts. 
  5. Attach the head on the open top end of the neck. 
  6. Stick the round pink (blush) patterns on both cheeks. Use a black marker to draw the eyes, nose, and mouth of the giraffe. 
  7. Trim the sides of the blush if required. Attach the 2 other legs, each beside the ones attached to the body. 
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