Animals > Mammals > Giraffe
The giraffe is a mammal with a very long neck, long legs, and
hooves. Giraffes have short horns covered with fur. They
live in Africa and eat the tops of tress. They are the tallest animal
that lives on land.
Review the giraffe theme
lesson plan and crafts to
present additional information, images and other activities about
Alphabet Activities > Letter G is for Giraffe
Present and display your option of letter G printable activities
in the materials column.
Children Age 3 and under:
* Print letter G coloring page D'Nealian or Standard
Block font and a giraffe coloring image #1
behind it or on a separate page if using paints to
decorate later.Discuss other letter G words found on the worksheet.
* Finger Tracing: Trace letter G's in upper and lower case with your finger as you also sound out the
letter. Invite the children to do the same on their coloring
* Children can trace and color the letter G's. After completing
coloring the letter,
encourage children to color the giraffe image. Write the word giraffe on the finished coloring page.
Ages 3+ to 6
Alphabet - beginning letter G ( soft G sound)
Trace, color and give spots to the giraffe activity:
- Printing > two methods: print to white paper, trace letters and word, and color the giraffe yellow,
or print to yellow paper, trace and give spots to the giraffe.
- How to give spots to the giraffe: Use fingerprints, bingo marker, Q-tips or the eraser of an unsharpened pencil dipped into black paint or washable ink pad.
Present the Letter
G Worksheet and Mini Book program. Read suggested instructions for using the worksheet
and mini-book. These materials can be used as part of Letter G program of activities
to reinforce letter practice and to identify related G words.
Display letter G posters and
coloring pages or make a letter G classroom book with letter G
Finger and Pencil Tracing:Trace letter G's in upper and lower case with your finger as you also sound out the
letter. Invite the children to do the same on your worksheet. Encourage the children to trace the dotted letter, and explain the direction of the arrows and numbers that help them trace the
letter correctly. During the demonstration, you may want
to count out loud as you trace so children become aware of how the
number order aids them in the writing process.
Find the letter G's: Have the children find all the
letter G's in upper and lower case on the page and encourage them to circle
Advanced independent handwriting practice:
1. Print your choice of printable
lined-paper and encourage children to draw a giraffe behind
the page or print agiraffe coloring page image #1
paper Encourage children to draw and color a giraffe and
write letter G g.
Letter G coloring
Letter G Worksheet & Mini-Book
(soft G sound)
D'Nealian & Standard block
Drawing & writing paper
Giraffe coloring pages