The toilet paper roll giraffe is a fun and creative craft for children of all ages.
Using just a few simple materials like a cardboard tube, construction paper, and glue, kids can transform an ordinary object into a whimsical creature.
Today’s activity not only fosters creativity but also teaches children about recycling and repurposing materials in a fun and engaging way.
Plus, at the end of the project, they’ll have a cute and quirky addition to their toy collection or room decor.
How to Make the Toilet Paper Roll Giraffe
What you need:
- printable template (optional)
- glue stick
- paper roll
- markers (black and brown)
- color paper (yellow, beige, light brown, and dark brown)
- yellow acrylic paint
- 4 wooden craft sticks
- 2 small yellow pom-poms
Step by Step Tutorial
Cut the paper roll in half.
Cut the yellow paper as big as the half paper roll, and glue the paper on the roll.
Make sure there is enough glue to make it stay.
Start by cutting out the template.
Draw around the giraffe head on yellow paper and cut it out.
Go ahead and draw around its face on beige paper, then cut it out.
Draw around the hair and tail end on brown paper.
Cut the pieces out.
Glue on the face and the hair.
Draw eyes, nose, and mouth with black marker.
Draw the inner ear and more significant spots on the neck with a brown marker, and color them.
Now, you can draw brown spots on the body and color them.
Cut two thin strips of brown paper for the horns.
Make sure the strips aren’t too long.
Glue on the yellow pom-poms.
Paint the four wooden sticks with yellow acrylic paint.
Draw brown spots and heels on them with a brown marker.
Cut a strip from yellow paper for the tail.
Glue the tail’s end onto the giraffe.
Glue the head onto the paper roll body.
You will also glue the legs on.
Finally, glue the tail on!
Use eye-shadow and a Q-tip.
You can put as much or slightly blush on as you’d like!
The finished product is this Paper Roll Giraffe!
This giraffe is ready to seize the day!
How do you like yours?
Have fun crafting!
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