African Animal Crafts and
Learning Activities for Kids

How to Make Crafts and Activities Relating to
African Animals


Folded Paper Giraffe Craft for Kids - Free Craft

Giraffe Paper Craft from www.daniellesplace.comWhat you will need:

Card stock (Heavy paper)

Scissors

Glue

Crayons or Markers

 

 

 

 

 

How to Make the Giraffe Craft:

folded paper giraffe craft diagram 1 www/daniellesplace.com1. Print out the Pattern. (Printing Problems?)

2. Color the giraffe and then cut it out.
Fold the giraffe in half from the tail end to head. With the giraffe still folded in half fold down the neck at both slanted lines both backward and forwards as shown in the picture.

folded paper giraffe craft diagram 2 www.daniellesplace.com3. Unfold the giraffe and fold up the neck as shown in the picture.

4. Press down on the middle fold and up on the slanted fold to fold up the neck as show in the picture.

folded paper giraffe craft diagram 3 www.daniellesplace.com5. Crease the knobbed horns along the sides so they stick out. Glue on the ears. Glue the top of the head together just above the eyes. Glue on the tail and spread out the legs so the giraffe stands up.

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Felted Giraffe

felted giraffe craft www.daniellesplace.comThis cute little giraffe was made from wool roving (unspun wool) using a needle felting technique. Wool is wound into ball and tube shapes and then poked repeatedly with a felting needle to condense the wool and sculpt it into the desired shape.

You can find directions for this craft and more on the Felting Crafts Page.

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Foam Marshmallow Giraffe Craft

sunday school giraffe craft for kidsWhat you will need:

Foam Marshmallows, wooden dowels for the legs, neck, and tail, glue, yellow fun foam, magic markers, and paint.

How to make:

1. Glue two marshmallows together for the body.

2. Cut dowels to make five pieces that are 2 1/2" for the legs and tail, cut one dowel 3 1/2" for the neck and two pieces that are one inch for the horns. Use a pointy stick or large needle to poke holes in the marshmallows for the legs, tail, neck and horns. Insert the dowels.

3. Cut ear shapes from yellow fun foam and glue them to the head as shown.

4. Paint the giraffe's body yellow and the inside of the ears red or pink. Use a brown marker to color in the spots and draw on the face.

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Newspaper and Masking Tape African Animal Sculptures

Giraffe Sculpture craft www.daniellesplace.com newspaper lion sculpture craft www.daniellesplace.com zebra sculpture craft www.daniellesplace.com

See Sculpture Techniques for Kids Page for Directions

 

Giraffe Magnet or Pin Puzzle Piece Craft

Giraffe Magnet or Pin Puzzle Piece Craft www.daniellesplace.comWhat you will need:

Puzzle pieces, Blank Puzzles Pieces or Larger Puzzle Pieces, craft sticks, googly eyes, acrylic paint, permanent markers, magnet or pin, and glue.

What to do:

1. Use a puzzle piece for the head and half a craft stick for the neck. Paint them with acrylic paints or color them with permanent markers. Use a permanent marker to draw in the details. If you use markers that aren't permanent markers draw on the side that doesn't have the shiny coating. The markers will stick better without rubbing off.

2. Glue googly eyes to the head when the paint is dry and then glue the head to the craft stick.

3. Use a permanent marker to draw in the mouth.

4. Glue a pin or magnet to the back of the piece.

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Folded Paper Lion Craft for Kids

Paper Lion Craft from www.daniellesplace.comWhat you will need:

Card stock (Heavy paper)

Scissors

Glue

Crayons or markers


How to Make the Lion Craft:

1. You must be a member of Danielle's Place to access the Patterns for this craft.

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Folded Paper Rhinoceros Craft for Kids

sunday school paper Rhinocerous bible Craft www.daniellesplace.comWhat you will need: Card stock (Heavy paper), scissors, glue, and crayons or markers.

How to make:

1. You must be a member of Danielle's Place to access the Patterns for this craft.

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Folded Paper Zebra Craft for Kids

sunday school folded  paper zebra craft www.daniellesplace.comWhat you will need: Card stock (Heavy paper), scissors, glue, and crayons or markers.

How to make:

1. You must be a member of Danielle's Place to access the Patterns for this craft.

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Folded Paper African Elephant Craft for Kids

sunday school folded paper elephant bible craft www.daniellesplace.comWhat you will need: Card stock (Heavy paper), scissors, glue, and crayons or markers.

How to make:

1. You must be a member of Danielle's Place to access the Patterns for this craft.

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No-Sew Sock Elephant Craft for Children

Sock Elephant craft www.daniellesplace.comThis little elephant was made with two children's sock and rubber bands. For directions to this craft go to the Sock Crafts for Kids Page.

 

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Foam Marshmallow Lion Craft

sunday school foam  lion craft for kids www.daniellesplace.comWhat you will need: Foam Marshmallows, wooden dowels for the legs, and tail, glue, magic markers, 1" orange pompoms, orange yarn, and paint.

How to make the Lion Craft:

1. Glue two marshmallows together to form the body. Glue one marshmallow on for the head as shown in the diagram.

2. Cut dowels to make five pieces that are 2 1/2" for the legs and tail. Use a pointy stick or large needle to poke holes in the marshmallows for the legs and tail. Insert the dowels in the holes.

3foam marshmallow lion craft diagram www.daniellesplace.com. Paint the lion figure. Glue orange pompoms all the way around the lions head. Cut ear shapes from yellow fun foam and glue them to the head (optional).

4. Use a black marker to draw in the eyes, nose and mouth.

5. Cut 1 1/2" pieces of orange yarn and glue them to the end of the tail.

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Hippopotamus Cup Craft for Kids

 

Hippopotamus Cup Craft for Kids www.daniellesplace.comWhat you will need: 9-oz. purple paper cups, or styrofoam cups and purple paint, purple paper and white colored pencil, or white paper with purple crayon or colored pencil, and tape or glue.

What to do:

1. Draw the hippo's legs, tail, and head on the purple paper or use white paper and color them purple. (A Pattern for this craft is available to members only.)

2. Cut out the hippo's parts and tape or glue them to the cup.

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Foam Marshmallow Hippo Craft for Kids

sunday school Hippo Craft for kids www.daniellesplace.comWhat you will need: Foam Marshmallows, wooden dowel or yarn for the tail, fun foam, glue, magic markers, and paint.

How to make:

foam marshmallow hippo craft for kids www.daniellesplace.com1. Glue two marshmallows together to form the body. Cut the corner off of one marshmallow to form the head and glue it to the body as shown in the diagram to the right.

2. Use the leg Pattern to cut four legs from fun foam. Fold Side A and B in together so they are overlapping each other about 1/4". Glue Side A to side B using a hot melt glue gun. Glue the legs to the body as shown. Use a pointy stick or large needle to poke holes in the marshmallows for the legs and tail. Insert the dowels in the holes. (Printing Problems?)

3. Cut the ears from fun foam and glue to the head. Paint the hippo. Use a black marker to draw in the

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Dung Beetle Craft for Kids

sunday school Dung Beetle bible verse Craft www.daniellesplace.comMake a dung beetle from foam eggs. Go to the Bugs Craft Page for directions.

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Meerkat Paper Crafts

 

meerkat 3D paper craft for kids, meercat craft www.daniellesplace.comChildren will love setting up their own meerkat community. Go to the Meerkat Crafts and Learning Activities Page for the patterns and directions for this craft.

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