Introduction: My Cardboard Giraffe

Picture of My Cardboard Giraffe

This is the cardboard giraffe I made. These pictures were taken at a friends house. I covered a box in white paper and painted it yellow, then I cut up my science fair poster and made it into the legs and neck and head. Then I cut holes in the legs and body so I could tie them on with yarn so that I could kind of sit down.It's actually a costume and it's really hard to bend over when I'm wearing it.

In three of the pictures I kinda just threw him in a chair.
It's right eye looks really messed up because I was wearing it and tried bending over to draw it on and I'm left handed so it was kind of hard to do.


Sunbanks (author)2008-01-27


No view of you in it?

I was kinda the one taking the video...I have another one of me in a wheel barrow being carted down the street with my giraffe.

ooh! ooh! lemmie see! lemmie see!


The song is "Failing to Grow Up" by Jimmy Inglish. I thought it fit the video perfectly, especially the part where the wheel barrow falls over. The person in the cowboy hat is one of my friends, not me.

Nice..what kind of looks did you get in that? And what's the music for the bike video?

I couldn't tell. But last time we rode bikes with the giraffe some people actually pulled over to ask us what it was. It was really funny. It's called "Where do Ice Cream Trucks Go in the Winter?" by Michael Hurst.

Haha ok.

Weissensteinburg (author)2008-01-27

I was able to watch it on your photobucket...I like the music, but I was hoping for a view of you in it, not from you in it.

Weissensteinburg (author)2008-01-02

I want to see a picture of you in it!

Today I took a video while riding a bike with it. And one in a wheelbarrow running over a Reddi-whip can on the side of the road.

Post the video!

I will as soon as I upload the stuff off of my camera.

Do it nowww!

I hate my voice on camera.

aww cmonnn

Hold your horses. How do I put it on here without using Youtube? I'll try Photobucket....

yeah, photobucket oughtta work.

It would if my camera didn't get all messed up. I thought they were done uploading and went and deleted them off of my camera. Turns out they are no longer on my camera or computer. :( It makes me mad. It's all because of Digger.....


I made a new video with me riding a bike with my cardboard giraffe!

Yay! Did you upload it yet?

I'm uploading it from my camera right now.

Awesome, let me know when it's ready for watching

Perhaps I can try making another video tomorrow. As for now here is a picture of the beach.

You should see me try to walk down stairs with it...

GorillazMiko (author)2008-01-02

Haha, cool, looks pretty big, nice job Sunbanks!

Shifrin (author)2008-01-02

totally i;m making one lol favorited!

Sunbanks (author)Shifrin2008-01-02

:D I'm going to hang mine from the ceiling.

Mwafler (author)2008-01-02

Very....ahh....somewhat...anatomically correct. Well, it has a neck....I think...

Sunbanks (author)Mwafler2008-01-02

Haha yeah, it does. I still need to paint spots on it and make it look more like a giraffe.

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