Easy Paper Giraffe Craft – Paper Bag Puppet

Learn to make a paper giraffe craft with us today.

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Welcome, fellow craft enthusiasts! Today, we gather to celebrate one of nature’s most amazing creatures—the giraffe. With their long necks and unique patterns, giraffes are an amazing example of how creative nature is. And what better way to honor these incredible animals than through the art of crafting?  To make these paper giraffe craft puppets you don’t need to be an expert at crafting. All you need is some affordable supplies and easy giraffe templates. 

Giraffe Day is celebrated on June 21st each year. This special day is dedicated to raising awareness about the conservation of giraffes and their natural habitats. It serves as an opportunity to educate people about the challenges facing giraffes in the wild, including habitat loss, poaching, and other threats to their survival. On Giraffe Day, individuals, organizations, and communities come together to support giraffe conservation efforts and promote a greater understanding of these majestic creatures. So mark your calendars for June 21st and get ready to join the global movement in protecting and preserving giraffes for generations to come!

How To Make Paper Bag Puppets – Paper Giraffe Craft 

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List of Supplies:

  1. ·        Colored cardstock paper or thick craft papers
  2. ·        Paper bag
  3. ·        Pencil – to trace the template
  4. ·        A pair of scissors
  5. ·        Craft glue
  6. ·        Sharpies

Get Free Paper Giraffe Craft PDF Templates

Click To Download the Free Template.

Paper Giraffe Craft Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1: Gather Materials and Templates For Paper Giraffe Craft

Simple paper giraffe craft 

Select the colors of craft papers you need and download the template. Cut out the pieces from the craft papers using the Paper Girrafe Craft PDF.

Step 2: Assemble The Paper Girrafe Craft Pieces:

Paper giraffe craft with paper 

Attach the inner ear cutouts on the outer ear cutouts. Use a sharpie to draw the eyes on the eye base cutouts.

Attach the ears on the top side of the head cutout.

Attach the horn cutouts on the top side of the head, between the ears and attach the lower face cutout on the bottom part of the head cutout.

Attach the 2 spot cutouts near the top side of the head, above the eyes.

Attach the eyes to complete the head pattern.

Step 7: Prepare The Body:

Paper giraffe craft pdf

Use a sharpie to draw the mouth and the nostrils of the Papercraft giraffe.

Attach the tail cutouts on either side of the body base/ lower body cutout and then attach the belly cutout on the bottom-middle part of the base (between the legs).

Attach the body spot cutouts on the body base as you like.

Step 10: Attach The Paper Girrafe Craft To A Paper Bag:

Easy paper giraffe craft 

Learn to make a paper bag from this tutorial.

Attach the lower body pattern on either side of the paper bag, keeping the legs towards the open end of the bag. The closed end of the bag is the top side of the giraffe.

Attach the head pattern on the bottom side of the paper bag and then flatten the head with the body base to complete the paper bag giraffe puppet craft.

So kids did you enjoy making these paper giraffe crafts? If you loved making these easy and simple paper giraffe craft puppets with us please share your thoughts with us, and also share a photo with us if you give this a try.

Paper giraffe craft step by step

Here are 5 Fascinating Facts About Giraffes:

Giraffes are the tallest land animals on Earth, adult male giraffes reach heights of up to 18 feet and females typically stand around 14 feet tall. That’s taller than most ceilings in our homes. 

One of the most unique features of giraffes is their long necks, which can be as long as 6 feet in length. But did you know that each giraffe’s spots are unique, just like our fingerprints? No two giraffes have the same pattern of spots.

Giraffes are herbivores, which means they only eat plants. Their favorite meal consists of leaves from tall trees, such as acacia trees. Despite their height advantage, giraffes have long tongues (around 18 inches or 46 centimeters) to help them grab and strip leaves from branches.

Giraffes don’t need much sleep, as they typically rest for only 10 to 20 minutes a day! Giraffes can sleep standing up, and they have an amazing ability to sleep with their eyes open. This helps them stay alert and quickly detect any potential threats from predators. 

Giraffes are social animals that live in groups called herds. These herds are made up of females and their calves, while adult males usually roam alone or form small bachelor groups. Giraffes communicate with each other through various vocalizations, such as low humming sounds and snorts, as well as by using their long necks to display dominance in playful “necking” contests. 

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