How To Draw A Bat: Step 9

How to Draw a Bat

Young artists can learn how to draw a bat by following the images in this simple tutorial.

Kids will enjoy this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a bat. This easy bat lesson is perfect for young kids looking to learn how to draw.

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

Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a fun & easy lesson to follow. Keep practicing!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • How to Draw a Bat Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw A Bat: All Steps

In this step by step lesson, we will discover how to draw a bat with basic drawing tools. Pay attention to the various sizes and shapes of each part of the bat. The new lines in each step is made of blue so you can identify the current components that you should be working on.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Draw The Face

    How To Draw A Bat: Step 1

    Start by drawing two ovals for the eyes. Next, draw a small circle for the nose and two horizontal lines for the mouth.

  2. Outline The Head

    How To Draw A Bat: Step 2

    Outline an oval shape to draw the bat’s head.

  3. Attach The Ears

    How To Draw A Bat: Step 3

    Attach the pointy ears on both sides of the head.

  4. Outline The Fur

    How To Draw A Bat: Step 4

    Outline the bat’s fur by making a shape as shown.

  5. Draw The Body

    How To Draw A Bat: Step 5

    Draw the bat’s body and form the legs as shown.

  6. Attach The Clawed Feet

    How To Draw A Bat: Step 6

    Attach the clawed feet by making a rounded shape similar to the drawing.

  7. Draw The Fingers

    How To Draw A Bat: Step 7

    Draw the bat’s fingers by making the thin shape on both sides of the body.

  8. Form The Wing Membrane

    How To Draw A Bat: Step 8

    Form the wing membrane by drawing a line that is connected to the ends of the bat’s fingers.

  9. Complete The Bat Drawing

    How To Draw A Bat: Step 9

    Let’s complete the bat drawing by first coloring the bat’s wing membrane with a dark gray crayon. Next, shade the ears and nose with a pink crayon. Now, color the eyes with a black crayon and add some shine using a white crayon. Then, color the fluffy fur part with a very light pink crayon. Finally, color the rest of the bat with a gray crayon.

How to Draw a Bat PDF Download

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