Easy Poinsettia Drawing: Step 6

Easy Poinsettia Drawing

Need to instruct a beginner how to draw a easy poinsettia drawing?

Beginners will benefit from this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a poinsettia. This easy poinsettia tutorial is perfect for fairly young children looking to get started with drawing.

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

Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a easy to understand lesson to reference. Enjoy!


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

In today’s lesson, we are going to learn how to draw a easy poinsettia drawing on paper. The shape and proportion of each part will be highlighted in each step of the tutorial. Observe that the blue outlines are used to show the newest components being drawn in each in each of the steps.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Form The Central Flowers

    Easy Poinsettia Drawing: Step 1

    Form the central flowers of the poinsettia by drawing a cluster of circles.

  2. Attach The Top Layer Of Bracts

    Easy Poinsettia Drawing: Step 2

    The colored parts of the poinsettia are modified leaves called bracts. Attach the top layer of bracts by drawing four pointed ovals connected to the central flowers.

  3. Add The Bottom Layer Of Bracts

    Easy Poinsettia Drawing: Step 3

    Add the bottom layer of bracts by drawing four more pointed ovals.

  4. Outline The Leaves

    Easy Poinsettia Drawing: Step 4

    Outline the pointed shape of the leaves in between the bracts.

  5. Form The Midribs And Veins

    Easy Poinsettia Drawing: Step 5

    Now, draw a straight line on the center of each bract and leaf. Then, draw V-shaped lines to form the veins for every leaf.

  6. Complete The Poinsettia Drawing

    Easy Poinsettia Drawing: Step 6

    Let’s color our poinsettia drawing! First, use shades of yellow to color the central flowers. Next, color the bracts with a red crayon. Then, fill the leaves with a green crayon.

Easy Poinsettia Drawing PDF Download

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