Letter G Craft: Cardboard Tube Giraffe

Learning the letter G is tricky for some kids because it has the hard sound G as in goat, but it also has the softer sound that is more similar to a J as in giraffe. You can use this craft when teaching kids about the softer side of the letter G. Use this Letter G craft when you are studying the letter G in your classroom or at home. Kids will love making this soft G giraffe craft because it’s not only a craft, but also a fun toy they can play with and take home. Nothing is quite as fun as a pet giraffe!
Before we begin, here are a few books that I recommend to help you teach the Beginning Sound Letter G.

Goldilocks and the Three BearsGoldilocks and the Three BearsAmazon Buy Now ButtonGoldie Socks and the Three LibeariansGoldie Socks and the Three LibeariansAmazon Buy Now ButtonThe Three Billy Goats Gruff (Paul Galdone Classics)The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Paul Galdone Classics)Amazon Buy Now ButtonThe Giving TreeThe Giving TreeAmazon Buy Now ButtonGo, Dog Go (I Can Read It All By Myself, Beginner Books)Go, Dog Go (I Can Read It All By Myself, Beginner Books)Amazon Buy Now ButtonGrumpy GoatGrumpy GoatAmazon Buy Now ButtonGregory, the Terrible EaterGregory, the Terrible EaterAmazon Buy Now Button

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You can use this cardboard tube Soft G Giraffe craft when teaching kids about the soft G letter. Use this as a letter G craft to get more fun.

Letter G Craft – Cardboard Tube Giraffe Craft

What you’ll need to make the letter G craft for giraffe cardboard tube craft for each child:

  • 1 cardboard tube
  • Scissors
  • Yellow paint
  • Brown paint
  • Brown pipe cleaner
  • Glue
  • 2 googly eyes

You can use this craft when teaching kids about the softer side of the letter G. Use this Letter G craft Soft G Giraffe when you are studying the letter G.

Soft G Giraffe Cardboard Tube Craft Directions

  1. Little ones won’t be able to cut the giraffe shape out of the cardboard tube, so you’ll need to do this part in advance. Draw the outline of a giraffe onto the cardboard tube and cut it out. If you do it correctly, you can simply carve out the giraffe from the tube in one whole piece. You might need to make a few adjustments on leg width and height.
  2. Once the giraffe is cut out, it’s ready for kid decorating.
  3. Let the kids paint or color the giraffe yellow with brown spots.
    You can use this craft when teaching kids about the softer side of the letter G. Use this Letter G craft Soft G Giraffe when you are studying the letter G.
  4. Glue on two googly eyes, two horns from pipe cleaners, and a tail from pipe cleaners.
  5. Draw on a little face and nose.

Kids will love playing with their new giraffe pets, and it will be fun to see a fleet of giraffes in the classroom. Talk about how sometimes the letter G makes a softer sound, just like in the word giraffe.

You can use this craft when teaching kids about the softer side of the letter G. Use this Letter G craft Soft G Giraffe when you are studying the letter G.

 

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