How To Draw A Cute Dinosaur: Step 6

How to Draw a Cute Dinosaur

Creatives will have fun learning how to draw a cute dinosaur in today’s art lesson.

Grab some art supplies and follow along with these basic 6 drawing steps. You will learn the basics for drawing an adorable dinosaur, not a scary one!

This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and has a PDF near the bottom of the lesson you can easily print or download. The pdf guide even contains a coloring-book-like page with just the line art. This accompanies perfectly with crayons, colored pencils, or markers. It’s ideal for very young children looking for some extra guidance and simply looking to shade in this cute dinosaur creature.

Art making is much more fun when you have a fun & easy lesson to reference. Enjoy!


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

In this article, we will start with a blank piece of paper and learn how to draw a cute dinosaur in no time. It’s best if we pay attention to the shape and size of each of the drawn parts of the adorable dinosaur.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Form The Head

    How To Draw A Cute Dinosaur: Step 1

    First, draw a curved line to outline the cute dinosaur head. Next, draw two shaded ovals for the eyes. Then, form the mouth by creating a line curving upwards. Draw a small curved line at the end of the mouth to make the dinosaur look even cuter!

  2. Outline The Body

    How To Draw A Cute Dinosaur: Step 2

    Start by drawing the dinosaur’s neck then forming the oval outline of its body.

  3. Draw The Tail

    How To Draw A Cute Dinosaur: Step 3

    Draw the long pointed tail of the cute dinosaur attached to the end of its body.

  4. Form The Legs

    How To Draw A Cute Dinosaur: Step 4

    Form the shape of the cute dinosaur’s legs attached to the bottom of its body. Make sure to erase parts of the body that overlap with the tail and legs.

  5. Draw The Plates And Underbelly

    How To Draw A Cute Dinosaur: Step 5

    Now, form the plates along the cute dinosaur’s back by drawing a zigzag line. Next, outline the underbelly by drawing a horizontal line.

  6. Complete The Drawing Of A Cute Dinosaur

    How To Draw A Cute Dinosaur: Step 6

    Let’s complete our drawing of a cute dinosaur by first coloring the plates along its back using a yellow crayon. Next, shade its underbelly using a lighter shade of yellow. Then, color the rest of the cute dinosaur’s body using a blue crayon.

How to Draw a Cute Dinosaur 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 Cute Dinosaur. 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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