Easy Christmas Elf Drawing: Step 9

Easy Christmas Elf Drawing

Kids will have a wonderful time learning how to create a easy Christmas elf drawing!

Everyone will like this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a Christmas elf. This easy Christmas elf instruction guide is perfect for young kids looking to get started with drawing.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Plan for this drawing to take about 30 minutes, but the drawing process may actually take more time if a background is added in addition to the subject matter.

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


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

This tutorial will teach you how to draw a Christmas elf. We will pay attention to the shapes of each part and variety of contours drawn making sure that the artwork looks correct.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Form The Head

    Easy Christmas Elf Drawing: Step 1

    Start by drawing the slightly pointed U-shaped outline of the elf’s head. Next, attach the pointed ears on both sides of its head. Now, draw two circles to form the eyes. Add a small curved line for the nose and crescent shape for its smiling mouth.

  2. Add The Elf Hat

    Easy Christmas Elf Drawing: Step 2

    Now, draw a curving rectangular shape to form the base of the elf’s hat. Next, draw the top part of the hat using a triangular-like shape. Then, add a small circle at the tip of the hat.

  3. Outline The Hair

    Easy Christmas Elf Drawing: Step 3

    Outline the shape of its hair below the hat as shown.

  4. Draw The Collar

    Easy Christmas Elf Drawing: Step 4

    Draw the elf’s collar by making a circular zigzag shape.

  5. Form The Torso

    Easy Christmas Elf Drawing: Step 5

    Next, form the U-shaped torso below the collar.

  6. Add The Belt

    Easy Christmas Elf Drawing: Step 6

    First, draw two curving horizontal lines to outline the belt. Then, add the buckle by drawing four vertical lines.

  7. Attach The Arms

    Easy Christmas Elf Drawing: Step 7

    Now, draw the raised arms of the elf attached to its torso. Don’t forget to form the outline of the hands!

  8. Draw The Legs

    Easy Christmas Elf Drawing: Step 8

    Draw two short rectangular shapes to form the elf’s legs. Next, outline the pointy shape of its shoes as shown.

  9. Complete The Easy Drawing Of A Christmas Elf

    Easy Christmas Elf Drawing: Step 9

    Now, let’s complete our easy drawing of a Christmas elf by adding some color! First, use a black crayon to fill in the eyes. Next, use a white crayon to shade its teeth. Now, use a peach crayon to color the head and hands of the elf. Then, use a yellow crayon to fill in the hair and buckle. After that, use a red crayon to color the elf’s collar, belt strap, and shoes, as well as the base and circular tip of its hat. Finally, use a green crayon to color the rest of the elf’s clothing.

Easy Christmas Elf Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Easy Christmas Elf 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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