Our Free Printable Giraffe Templates are ideal for coloring, crafting, classroom projects, and lesson plans.
They include small, medium, and large giraffe outlines. Do not forget to check out our matching giraffe craft ideas below.
Let’s dive right in and get inspired!
There are affiliate links in this post, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will be compensated if you click through and take action. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
7 Fun Giraffe Facts
Before we get started with our simple giraffe printables, let’s learn a little bit about these fascinating animals.
- The hearts of giraffes are 2 feet long.
- A male giraffe is called a Bull.
- Baby giraffes are named Calves.
- The female giraffe is a Cow.
- Giraffes sleep only 5 to 30 minutes every day.
- Giraffes can run up to 35 miles per hour.
- They need a lot of food to keep them going.
Male giraffes are called Bull, the female’s Cow, and baby giraffes Calves. Their hearts are 2 feet long.
They sleep very little. Only 5-30 minutes every day.
Giraffes can be quite fast. They can run up to 35 miles per hour.
These long animals eat up to 75 pounds of leaves every day. Their favorite is leaves from the acacia tree.
These and more facts about giraffes can be found in the following link.
Giraffe Books for Kids
Free Giraffe Templates in Small, Medium, and Large
These giraffe outlines come in different sizes and are perfect for coloring, crafting, decorating, or classroom activities.
They are especially popular when it comes to studying Africa or zoo animals.
At the end of this article, I will show you a couple of stunning giraffe crafts to use for our templates.
Giraffe Cut Out Materials
But before we get started with all these fun giraffe craft template projects, let’s have a look at what we will need for our craft projects.
Here is a list of supplies you will need for our printable giraffe crafts.
Do you need advice on How to Introduce Crafting to your Preschooler? Then read our 10 tips that work next.
9 Easy Giraffe Template Ideas
1. Learn About Giraffes
Go check out our recommendation on giraffes books above.
2. G Is for Giraffe
Add our easy giraffe templates to your preschool alphabet lesson plan. Use them while learning the letter G.
First, print out some upper and lowercase letter G worksheets.
After your student are done with their worksheets, make sure to include an easy giraffe craft for the G sound.
Tip: Make sure to study each letter individually so your students can form memories for each letter to memorize them easier.
3. Counting Giraffe Spots
Are you teaching your children to count? Why not let them count giraffe spots?
Use our largest giraffe outlines for this project.
Write a number at the button and either let them draw the matching spots on the giraffe.
Otherwise, you could also paint spots on your giraffe in advance. Then show your children flash cards with numbers and let them count the right amount of spots.
If you like to do this giraffe activity over and over again, consider laminating your giraffe outlines.
That way you can use them over and over again.
Laminators are not expensive and you can use them for all kinds of study and craft projects.
We have this one at home, go check it out:
4. Giraffe Storytime
Do your children enjoy storytime at the library?
Why not make your own at home? Choose one of the adorable giraffe books above and read the story to them after visiting the zoo.
Add an easy craft at the end and let them tell you all about their observations at the zoo.
5. Giraffe Coloring Pages
You can even easily adjust the difficulty level for older children. Simply give them a smaller giraffe outline or let them use a different painting technique that challenges them.
We for example love Salt Painting. Did you try yet? It is really fun and will give your giraffe a nice 3D look to it!
6. DIY Giraffe Stencils
7. Journal Decore
After you are done with your giraffe craft projects, why not turn in your giraffe pattern printables and use them for your art journal, baby shower book, or photo album?
You can always craft more creative shapes and use them as backgrounds, patterns, or focal points in your journals.
8. DIY Giraffe Cards and Invitations
Do you have a birthday party or baby shower around the corner?
Simply color our giraffe outlines and make adorable party invitations out of them.
Just make sure to use thicker paper for your invitations.
Our giraffe patterns are not only good for invitations but also make adorable cards for father’s day, mother’s day, or birthdays.
If you are in need of quotes, sayings, and messages for your DIY giraffe card, go check out our Quotes For All Occasions.
9. Giraffe Template Decoration
After you are done making your giraffe invitations it is time to decorate accordingly for your party.
Our giraffe cut out printables are especially popular for children’s first birthdays or baby showers.
You can turn our giraffe outlines into a garland, and decorate your walls, windows, doors, or party tables with them.
Use them for table place cards, and nametags for your party favors, or add them to your snack or gift boxes.
The possibilities for our giraffe printables are endless!
How to Download Your Free Giraffe Printables
Simply sign up here for our newsletter and you will receive the link to our free giraffe template pdf.
Already a subscriber? Don’t worry, no need to subscribe twice.
I just updated our free printable library. You can find our giraffe outline printables and coloring pages there or check our newest newsletter for more information.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to me. I m happy to help!
Pin These Fun Giraffe Templates
Don’t forget to save our outline printable giraffes on Pinterest for later!
Be sure you are following along with Lil Tigers here.
Now it is your turn.
How did your kids enjoy their giraffe templates?
Either way, let me know by leaving a comment below right now.
I love to hear from you!