How To Draw A Donut: Step 6

How to Draw a Donut

Kids will enjoy learning how to draw a donut with 6 easy illustrative steps.

Sharpen a pencil and follow along with these clear 6 drawing steps. You’ll learn the fundamentals for drawing a donut.

This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and includes a pdf you can easily print or download. The pdf packet even contains a coloring-book-like page with just the line art. This pairs well with crayons or colored pencils. It’s useful for very young kids looking for some extra guidance and are looking to fill in a donut.

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


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

In this article, we will begin with a blank piece of paper and discover how to draw a donut in 6 illustrative steps. It is best to proportion out the shape and size of each part of the donut.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Outline The Bottom Of The Donut

    How To Draw A Donut: Step 1

    Outline the bottom of the donut by drawing a stretched U-shaped as shown.

  2. Add The Frosting

    How To Draw A Donut: Step 2

    Add the frosting by making a dome shape with the bottom forming a wavy curve.

  3. Draw The Donut Hole

    How To Draw A Donut: Step 3

    Draw the donut hole by creating a line curving upward, then attaching a smaller line curving downward as shown.

  4. Add Sprinkles

    How To Draw A Donut: Step 4

    Add sprinkles by drawing small rectangular shapes.

  5. Draw A Plate

    How To Draw A Donut: Step 5

    Draw the plate by creating a wide oval.

  6. Complete The Donut Drawing

    How To Draw A Donut: Step 6

    To complete our drawing, let’s color the donut with an orange crayon. Next, shade the chocolate frosting with a brown crayon. Then, use a blue crayon to color the plate. Finally, pick vibrant colors to fill in the sprinkles on top.

How to Draw a Donut 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 Donut. 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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