Chipmunk Drawing: Step 9

Chipmunk Drawing

Need to demonstrate to a child how to draw a chipmunk drawing?

With 9 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy drawing their own chipmunk on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this chipmunk drawing tutorial.

Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw their own chipmunk.

Enjoy creating a colorful chipmunk drawing and remember to add some unique details. Now let’s get started.


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

In this article, we will start off with a new piece of paper and learn how to create a chipmunk drawing in no time. We will pay attention to the shape and size of each part of the chipmunk.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Outline The Head

    Chipmunk Drawing: Step 1

    Outline the pointy shape of the chipmunk’s head as shown. Make sure to emphasize the bumpy shape of the chipmunk’s cheek pouches!

  2. Draw The Eye And Nose

    Chipmunk Drawing: Step 2

    First, draw the chipmunk’s eye with a shaded oval. Next, draw a curved line to form its nose.

  3. Attach The Ears

    Chipmunk Drawing: Step 3

    Attach the pointed shape of the chipmunk’s ears to the top of its head as shown. Then, draw a curve to form the visible fold of its ear.

  4. Outline The Body

    Chipmunk Drawing: Step 4

    Outline the curvy shape of the chipmunk’s body.

  5. Attach The Limbs

    Chipmunk Drawing: Step 5

    First, let’s draw the hind limb by forming a bumpy curved line. To draw the chipmunk’s hind paws, form an elongated shape attached to the bottom of the hind limbs. Next, draw the forelimb by creating a curved bumpy line. To create its front paw, draw a rounded shape attached to the end of the forelimb. Don’t forget to draw the lines on the paws!

  6. Add The Tail

    Chipmunk Drawing: Step 6

    Add the bumpy curved shape of the chipmunk’s tail.

  7. Draw The Fur Pattern

    Chipmunk Drawing: Step 7

    Start off with drawing the lines around the chipmunk’s eye and along its cheeks. Next, form the striped pattern along the side of the chipmunk’s body. Then, draw two wavy curved lines along its tail.

  8. Draw A Peanut

    Chipmunk Drawing: Step 8

    Let’s give the chipmunk a peanut to hold! To draw a peanut, first outline a curvy rounded shape. Then, draw two wavy vertical lines as shown.

  9. Complete The Chipmunk Drawing

    Chipmunk Drawing: Step 9

    Let’s complete the chipmunk drawing by adding some color! First, use a pink crayon to color its nose and inner ear. Next, use a dark brown crayon to shade the outer stripes of the chipmunk’s fur pattern on its tail and body. Now, use a light yellow crayon to color the fur pattern on the chipmunk’s cheek and around its eye. Use a light yellow crayon as well for its belly and for the center stripes on its tail and body. Then, use a brown crayon to color the rest of the chipmunk’s fur. Finally, use an orange crayon to shade the peanut.

Chipmunk Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Chipmunk 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!

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