Giraffe Bookmark

Do your kids have a favorite bookmark that you use all the time? My kids have a few, but their favorite is this giraffe bookmark. I can’t blame them because it is so cute and colorful, and it always makes me smile when I see them. Plus, it’s really easy to use – all you have to do is just slip it over the corner of the book and their place is held! 

Giraffe Bookmark

two giraffe papercraft bookmarks perfect for holding your place in any book.

If you’re looking for a fun and easy-to-make bookmark, then I definitely recommend checking out this giraffe bookmark as well as some of the other bookmark templates we have!

Supplies

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How To Make A Giraffe Bookmark 

  • Select 2 different shades of yellow-colored craft papers along with orange and pink-colored craft papers. You will also need cardstock paper for the bookmark base. The template includes the body base, head, mouth part, horns, inner ears, tail, tail tip, and spots. Trace and cut out the giraffe patterns from the selected craft papers.
  • Attach the mouth part to the lower part of the head cutout and attach the inner ear cutouts to the ear parts of the head cutout.
  • Attach the horn cutouts on the top side of the head pattern.
  • Attach the triangular spot cutouts on both sides and the top side of the head pattern. Use a sharpie to draw the eyes, nose, and mouth-line of the giraffe pattern.
  • Attach the tail tip on the tip part of the tail cutout and attach the spot cutouts on the body base cutout.
  • Attach the tail pattern on the backside of the body base pattern.
  • Attach the head pattern with the neck part of the body base pattern. Prepare a piece of paper for the bookmark base, it should be rectangle-shaped.
  • Attach the back side of the body part of the giraffe figure but keep do not glue the legs with the bookmark base.
  • Now, you can simply slide a page between the bookmark base and the legs to use the giraffe as a bookmark.

Tips and Tricks

  • A new bookmark help encourage your child to read. With a fun art project like this, you can see your kid’s desire to read more. Encourage your kids to read by creating other fun DIY bookmarks throughout the whole year. 
  • Let your kids get creative as they want with this project! Let them make their giraffe however they want. 
  • Add googly eyes for fun! 

More Giraffe Ideas…

Look for books to read about Giraffes. Learn all about giraffes by reading Facts About the Giraffe (A Picture Book For Kids). Use your new giraffe bookmark to help hold your place.
Love animals? Check out these Zoo Jokes.

Giraffe Bookmark

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Materials

  • 1. Construction paper
  • 2. Sharpie
  • 3. Craft glue
  • 4. Pencil
  • 5. Scissors

Instructions



Select 2 different shades of yellow colored craft papers along with
orange and pink colored craft papers. You will also need cardstock paper for
the bookmark base. The template includes, body base, head, mouth part, horns,
inner ears, tail, tail tip, and spots. Trace and cut out the giraffe patterns
from the selected craft papers.

Attach the mouth part on the lower part of the head cutout and attach
the inner ear cutouts on the ear parts of the head cutout.

Attach the horn cutouts on the top side of the head pattern.

Attach the triangular spot cutouts on both sides and the top side of the
head pattern. Use a sharpie to draw the eyes, nose and mouth-line of the
giraffe pattern.

Attach the tail tip on the tip part of the tail cutout and attach the
spot cutouts on the body base cutout.

Attach the tail pattern on the backside of the body base pattern.

Attach the head pattern with the neck part of the body base pattern.
Prepare a piece of paper for the bookmark base, it should be rectangle shaped.

Attach the backside of the body part of the giraffe figure but keep do
not glue the legs with the bookmark base.

Now, you can simply slide a page between the bookmark base and the legs
to use the giraffe as a bookmark.



 
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How Do I Print A PDF?

You’ll need a program that supports PDFs. Adobe Acrobat is a great option. Open the program, click file then print. Select your printer and the number of copies you want to print. Be sure you click double-sided if you want it to print on both sides. 

Can I Resell These?

You may not resell any printable or template that you find on our website or received in your email. You may use them for class parties, at church, at home, or in the classroom. You may get these printed at an office supply store or copy center at your own expense.

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