Fruit Bat Drawing: Step 9

Fruit Bat Drawing

Kids can learn how to make a fruit bat drawing.

Also known as “flying foxes” fruit bats are one of the largest species of bat! This easy fruit bat instruction guide is perfect for younger students looking to learn how to draw. Finally learn to draw your very own flying mammals by following this tutorial at your own pace.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and simple to follow! Plan for this drawing to take about 30 minutes, but the art-making process may actually take more time if a background is created as well.

…and now for the fruit bat drawing lesson…


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

In this basic drawing tutorial, we will learn how to draw a fruit bat drawing on paper. To make sure it looks great, we will proportion out the different sizes and shapes of each part of the fruit bat. The lines in each illustration is made of blue so you can identify the current lines that you will be creating.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Draw The Eyes And Nose

    Fruit Bat Drawing: Step 1

    First, draw two ovals to form the eyes. Next, we draw a rounded triangle to create the bat’s nose.

  2. Form The Head

    Fruit Bat Drawing: Step 2

    To form the fruit bat’s head, create an oval shape. Then, attach a curvy oval to form the snout. A fruit bat’s snout is longer than other types of bat snouts. They are sometimes referred to as “flying foxes”.

  3. Attach The Ears

    Fruit Bat Drawing: Step 3

    Draw two pointed shapes at the top of the head for the outer ears. Next, create smaller pointed shapes to form the inner parts of the ear.

  4. Draw The Body

    Fruit Bat Drawing: Step 4

    First, create a bumpy shape below the head to form the fluffy part of the bat’s fur. Then, draw a U-shape line for the rest of the body. Lastly, attach an elongated V-shape to form a tail.

  5. Attach The Lower Limbs

    Fruit Bat Drawing: Step 5

    To attach the limbs, draw slightly curved vertical lines with a rounded shape. Make sure to add pointed ends to form the bat’s claws.

  6. Attach The Arms

    Fruit Bat Drawing: Step 6

    In forming the arms, draw two thin, elongated, and pointy shapes on both sides of the bat’s body. Next, we add small pointed shapes on the arms to create the bat’s thumbs.

  7. Form The Wing Membrane

    Fruit Bat Drawing: Step 7

    Create the bat’s wing membrane by drawing a pointy line at one end of the arm and attaching it to the other end as shown.

  8. Add The Fingers

    Fruit Bat Drawing: Step 8

    Add the fingers of the fruit bat by forming lines from the arm connecting to the pointed parts of the wing membrane.

  9. Complete The Fruit Bat Drawing

    Fruit Bat Drawing: Step 9

    Let’s complete the fruit bat drawing by first coloring the wing membrane, snout, nose and outer part of the ears with a black crayon. Now, use a black crayon to shade the eyes and use a white crayon to add some shine to it. Next, shade the inner ears and fluffy part of the bat’s body with a light brown crayon. Finally, use a brown crayon to finish coloring the bat’s body.

Fruit Bat Drawing PDF Download

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