How do Draw a Baby Elephant
Eager to experience how to draw a baby elephant?
Draw along with these easy 9 drawing steps. You will learn the fundamentals for drawing a baby elephant.
This lesson only takes about 30 minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf lesson even contains a “coloring book” page with just the line art. This accompanies perfectly with crayons, colored pencils, or markers. It’s useful for very young kids looking for some extra guidance and simply looking to fill in a baby elephant.
Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a easy to understand lesson to follow. Enjoy!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How do Draw a Baby Elephant Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this tutorial, we will start with a new piece of paper and learn how to draw a baby elephant in 9 illustrative steps. It’s best if we notice the shape and size of each of the drawn parts of the baby elephant.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
First Draw The Eyes
First, create two shaded ovals to draw the elephant’s eyes.
Outline The Head
Next, outline the rounded shape of the elephant’s head.
Attach The Ears
Draw big curvy shapes on each side of the elephant’s head.
Form The Trunk Holding A Present
Form the elongated curved shape of the elephant’s trunk as shown. Next, draw a present by adding a square near the end of the trunk. Then, draw short lines along the trunk to give it some texture.
Add A Ribbon
First, draw two vertical lines and two horizontal lines on the present. Next, draw the center of the bow on top of the present by creating a small rounded shape. Then, form the sides of the bow by drawing bigger curved shapes on each side of the bow’s center as shown.
Outline The Body
Outline the oval shape of the elephant’s body.
Attach The Legs
Create the rectangular shape of the elephant’s legs attached to the bottom of its body. Next, add the toes on each leg by drawing curved shapes as shown.
Add The Tail
Draw two curved lines with a pointed shape at the tip attached to the elephant’s body.
Complete The Baby Elephant Drawing
Let’s first color the present with yellow and orange crayons. Next, use a pink crayon to shade the inner ears. Now, use a black crayon to color the tip of the tail. Then, use a white crayon to fill in the toes. Finally, shade the rest of the elephant’s body with a gray crayon.
How do Draw a Baby Elephant PDF Download
Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How do Draw a Baby Elephant. 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!