How to Draw a Kangaroo
Any beginner can learn how to draw a kangaroo by following the example drawings in this simple guide.
There are only 6 easy steps to follow. Children will enjoy drawing and shading in their own kangaroo on paper. Also included is a downloadable version of this kangaroo drawing tutorial.
Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to teach kids how to draw their own kangaroo.
Enjoy learning how to draw a kangaroo. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some creative details. Remember there is a PDF guide at the end of the lesson.
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Kangaroo Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this step by step lesson, we are going to learn how to draw a kangaroo with your drawing materials. We will consider the various sizes and shapes within the artwork of the kangaroo. The lines in each step is outlined in blue so you can easily see the most recent lines that you will be creating.
Time Needed: 20 minutes
Form The Head
First, outline the shape of the kangaroo’s head. Next, draw two shaded ovals for the eyes. Next, create a rounded triangular shape for the nose. Now, form the mouth by drawing two lines curving upward. Draw a rounded shape around the mouth. Then, create two vertical lines connected to the sides of the eyes.
Attach The Ears
Draw the thin elongated shape of the kangaroo’s ears. Add the ear flaps by making a wavy diagonal line on the middle of both ears.
Outline The Body
Outline the shape of the kangaroo’s body as shown.
Add The Limbs
First, form the shape of the kangaroo’s arms with thin paws. Next, draw the kangaroo’s legs with longer paws as shown.
Add The Tail
Add the pointed shape of the kangaroo’s tail attached to its body.
Complete The Kangaroo Drawing
Let’s complete the kangaroo drawing by coloring the inner part of the ears first with a pink crayon. Now, shade the nose with a dark brown crayon. Next, fill in the mouth, belly and underside of the tail with a cream colored crayon. Then, use a brown crayon to color the rest of the kangaroo’s body.
How to Draw a Kangaroo 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 Kangaroo. 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!