Bluebird Drawing: Step 6

Bluebird Drawing

Need to teach a grade schooler how to draw a bluebird drawing?

Have fun with this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a bluebird. This easy bluebird tutorial is perfect for young kids looking to learn how to draw.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Plan for this drawing to last about 20 minutes, but the art-making process can actually take more time if a background is created as well.

Learning to draw is much more fun when you have a simple lesson to follow. Enjoy!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • Bluebird Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
Bluebird Drawing: All Steps

In this how-to article, we will start off with a new piece of paper and learn how to make a bluebird drawing in a series of steps. We will pay attention to the shape and size of each part of the bluebird.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Outline The Body

    Bluebird Drawing: Step 1

    Using your pencil, draw the bluebird’s body like an oval shape slightly tilted to the left.

  2. Draw The Wing

    Bluebird Drawing: Step 2

    Add the wing on the right side of the body. The wings will overlap on the oval just like in the sample.

  3. Add The Head, Eyes, And Beak

    Bluebird Drawing: Step 3

    Then, draw a curve that will be the bluebird’s head. Add eyes and beak on the left side of the head.

  4. Draw The Tail

    Bluebird Drawing: Step 4

    Don’t forget to draw the tail and feet under its wings and body!

  5. Add The Feet

    Bluebird Drawing: Step 5

    The bluebird has small feet under its body.

  6. Complete The Drawing

    Bluebird Drawing: Step 6

    This bird species is rich in the color blue for most of its body and has orange on its belly.

Bluebird Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Bluebird Drawing. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!

Beautiful Bluebirds

Bluebirds are a type of passerine bird in the family of birds known as the thrushes.They have been seen as symbols of happiness and joy which is why they are commonly used in logos and advertisements for various products.

These beautiful songbirds exist in most parts of the world, but there are some differences between different species of bluebirds. For example, American bluebirds have a distinct call that is different from the call made by European bluebirds.

The bluebird is a symbol of happiness, prosperity, and love. They have been depicted on many different pieces of art through the years. These pieces include paintings, drawings, and sculptures. In some cultures, they are considered lucky or sacred animals that bring new life to any place they visit.

Some people believe that bluebirds will only come into your life if you make an effort to make their environment a better one for them to live in. This can be by planting flowers or trees near their home or feeding them on a daily basis.

What are Bluebirds?

A colorful species of bird hailing from North America. There are three known breeds of bluebird. The Eastern and Western Bluebird that have reddish brown chests and a predominantly blue body. Their relatives, the Mountain Bluebird, specifically the male ones, are all blue.

two bluebirds on a branch

These colorful little birds are commonly seen in pastures and even your own backyard! These birds are widely admired due to their beautiful chirping and vibrant blue feathers. In fact, they are so loved that they have been named the state birds of both Missouri and New York!

bluebird on the grass

A Bluebird’s Life

This species of bird lives an average of 6 to 10 years. The bluebird can grow up to around 6.5 to 8.5 inches. Around the size of a sparrow and weighing only about 27 grams, these birds are incredibly light!

a bluebird resting on a branch

Bluebirds mate twice a year, during the summer and the spring. The bluebird builds a bowl-like nest and lays 4-5 eggs in it. They incubate them for around 2 weeks and once they hatch, they are taken care of for about another 15 to 20 days.

Newborn bluebirds in a nest

Bluebirds are omnivores, but predominantly eat insects. They typically prey on insects such as caterpillars, butterflies, and even grasshoppers but have sometimes been found to eat berries and even snails.

bluebird flying

Bluebirds Fun Facts!

During mating season, bluebirds have been found to sing an average of 500 hundred songs per hour when they haven’t found a mate.

bluebirds on a birdhouse

They have incredible eyesight! Bluebirds are known to spot prey underneath tallgrass, up to 50 yards away.

It is believed that bluebirds are a symbol of happiness, health, and even good fortune. It’s no wonder people love seeing blue birds and construct birdhouses to attract them!

bluebird on a tree

Just like other bird breeds, bluebirds let out a high-pitched shriek when a predator is nearby in hopes of attracting another predator to buy itself time to escape from the first hunter.


  1. Hey John,
    Do you offer your bluebird drawing for purchase for a gravatar image?
    I am a Christian writer and currently updating my website and think it might be cute for favicon image.
    Love your website, your work, and your story.
    Robbi Deborah Cary

    1. John Morfis says:

      I had emailed you a detailed response Robbi, but I haven’t heard back from you.

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