Easy Hanging Bat Drawing: Step 9

Easy Hanging Bat Drawing

Did you know bats sleep while hanging upside down? Let’s learn how to make a hanging bat drawing!

Everyone will like this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a sleeping bat. This easy tutorial is perfect for fairly young children looking to get started with drawing.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Expect this drawing to require about thirty minutes or so, but the drawing process may actually take longer if a background is added in addition to the subject matter. I’m only including a simple tree branch from which the bat hangs.


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

In this tutorial, we will learn how to create a easy hanging bat drawing on paper. To ensure the artwork is successful, we will consider the various sizes and shapes of each part of the hanging bat. The new lines in each step is made of blue so you can see the most recent shapes that you will be working on.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Draw The Face

    Easy Hanging Bat Drawing: Step 1

    First, draw two shaded ovals for the eyes. Next, draw a smaller circle for the nose. Then, draw a curved line with a small V-shape.

  2. Outline The Head

    Easy Hanging Bat Drawing: Step 2

    Outline the shape of the head as shown.

  3. Attach The Ears

    Easy Hanging Bat Drawing: Step 3

    Attach the pointed oval shapes of the ears.

  4. Form The Right Wing

    Easy Hanging Bat Drawing: Step 4

    Form the right wing by drawing a rounded triangular shape. Next, draw a bumpy shape on one side of the wing as shown.

  5. Form The Left Wing

    Easy Hanging Bat Drawing: Step 5

    Form the left wing by drawing a curved line.

  6. Draw The Fingers

    Easy Hanging Bat Drawing: Step 6

    Draw the bat’s fingers by making curved lines from the pointed part of the wings to the bottom corner of the wings as shown.

  7. Add A Branch

    Easy Hanging Bat Drawing: Step 7

    First, add a branch for the bat to rest on. Next, draw small ovals with a line inside to form some leaves.

  8. Attach The Limbs

    Easy Hanging Bat Drawing: Step 8

    Attach the thin elongated shape of the bat’s limbs. Next, draw the bat’s feet connected to the branch as shown.

  9. Complete The Hanging Bat Drawing

    Easy Hanging Bat Drawing: Step 9

    Let’s complete the hanging bat drawing by adding some color! First, use a purple crayon to shade the feet, head, ears and fingers. Next, color the wings with a darker shade of purple. Now, use a pink crayon to color the bat’s nose and ears. Finally, let’s shade the branch with a brown crayon. And then, color the leaves..

Easy Hanging Bat Drawing PDF Download

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