Check out this giraffe craft! It has a long neck, the giraffe’s spots, and is really a cute giraffe. Kids of all ages will adore this adorable giraffe craft. It requires only simple craft supplies to make this fun craft. This giraffe craft is great for in the classroom or at home.

Easy Giraffe Craft for Kids- Yellow and orange giraffe craft made from paper, paint, googly eyes, and clothespins on a white background- kids activities  blog
Let’s make a giraffe!

Giraffe Craft

Have you been following along with April the Giraffe? We are so excited that she finally had her baby! In honor of April and her new little one, today we are sharing an Easy Paper Giraffe Craft for Kids! It’s easy, fun, and perfect for little hands.

Easy and Simple Giraffe Craft for Kids

Crafts are such a sweet way to celebrate holidays, events, and celebrations. The cute thing about this craft is that the giraffe really stands up, making it perfect for imaginative play.

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Supplies Needed To Make This Craft You Will Need

Supplies For Easy Giraffe Craft for Kids- paper, clothespins ,scissors, glue, and dotting pens- kids activities blog

Directions To Make This Giraffe Craft

Step 1

After gathering supplies, trace and cut 2 circles—1 small circle for the giraffe head and 1 large circle giraffe body.

Step 2

Use the brown dot art marker to make the yellow circles look like giraffe fur.


Alternatively if you don’t have access to brown dot markers you can use yellow and brown paint to paint the circles or yellow paper and brown paper and cut out the little circles and stick them on.

Step 3

Use both the yellow and brown dot markers to dye the clothespins.

Step 4

Place the extra tiny wiggly eyes on the small circle, and use the black marker to draw a nose and mouth under them.


Don’t have a black marker? You can also use a black pencil or black crayon.

Step 5

Last, use yellow scrap paper to cut ears and the giraffe’s horns on the top of the head.

Step 6

Attach them to the back of the giraffe’s head with white school glue.

Step 7- Easy Giraffe Craft for Kids- Glue the giraffe head to the small clothespin, then clip it to the large circle.
Now lets glue the head onto the body.

Step 7

Glue the giraffe head to the small clothespin, then clip it to the large circle.

Step 8

Clip the large clothespins to the large circle to be the giraffe’s legs.

Step 9

Last, cut a tail for the giraffe from scrap cardstock.

Step 10

Glue it to the back of the giraffe, being sure to fray the ends with scissors.

Finished Giraffe Craft- Paper, clothespins, paint, and googly eyes put together to make a cute giraffe on white background- kids activities blog

Isn’t it cute? Invite kids to make several for a pretend play zoo! It is a great fine motor skill practice and promotes pretend play using only basic supplies.

Reading about giraffe fun facts would be a way to make this child’s craft even more educational as well!

Easy Giraffe Craft For Kids

Easy Giraffe Craft for Kids

Love Giraffes? Then this giraffe craft is perfect! It's fun and easy to make!


  • yellow and brown dot daubers
  • yellow card stock
  • 2 regular clothespins and 1 mini clothespin
  • extra small wiggly eyes
  • scissors
  • white school glue
  • black felt tip pen


  1. Trace 2 circles and cut them one. One small circle and one large circle.
  2. Use the brown dot marker to make the circles look like a giraffe. Use both the brown and yellow markers on the clothespins.
  3. Place the wiggly eyes on the small circle.
  4. Use the black marker to draw a nose and smile underneath them.
  5. Use a yellow scrap of paper to cut ears and horns for the giraffe.
  6. Attach them using glue.
  7. Glue the giraffe's head to the small clothespin.
  8. Clip it onto the larger circle.
  9. Clip the large clothespins onto the large circle.
  10. Last cut the tail for the giraffe from the cardstock.
  11. Glue it on the back of the giraffe and use the scissors to fray the tail.

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How did your giraffe turn out? Tell us below, we’d love to hear from you in the comments!

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