How To Draw A Mongoose: Step 6

How to Draw a Mongoose

Creatives will have fun learning how to draw a mongoose in today’s drawing lesson.

There are 6 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy drawing their own mongoose on paper. Also included is a printable version of this mongoose drawing lesson.

Perfect for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to instruct kids how to draw a mongoose.

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


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

The goal is to arrive at a finished drawing of a mongoose by working on one part at a time. This project will take 6 steps in total as we continue to make each area which will get us closer to the finished artwork. The finished drawing will be finalized with color resulting in a artwork you will love!

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Form The Head

    How To Draw A Mongoose: Step 1

    Outline the circular shape of the mongoose’s head. Then, add two curved lines on each side of the head.

  2. Draw The Face

    How To Draw A Mongoose: Step 2

    Add two circles for the eyes and a rounded shape for the nose. Form the snout by adding an oval around the nose. Finally, create the mouth by adding a line curving upwards at the bottom of the nose.

  3. Outline The Body

    How To Draw A Mongoose: Step 3

    Outline the mongoose’s body by creating an elongated shape.

  4. Add The Legs

    How To Draw A Mongoose: Step 4

    Draw the mongoose’s legs attached to its body similar to the illustration.

  5. Attach The Tail

    How To Draw A Mongoose: Step 5

    Attach a pointy curved shape at the bottom of the body to create the mongoose’s tail.

  6. Complete The Mongoose Drawing

    How To Draw A Mongoose: Step 6

    Let’s complete the mongoose’s drawing by first using a pink crayon to color the nose and inner ears. Use a black crayon to fill in the eyes. Use a light brown crayon to color the snout. Next, color the mongoose’s underbelly with a light gray crayon. Finally, use a gray crayon to color the rest of the mongoose’s body!

How to Draw a Mongoose 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 Mongoose. 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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