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!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Mongoose Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
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
Form The Head
Outline the circular shape of the mongoose’s head. Then, add two curved lines on each side of the head.
Draw The Face
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.
Outline The Body
Outline the mongoose’s body by creating an elongated shape.
Add The Legs
Draw the mongoose’s legs attached to its body similar to the illustration.
Attach The Tail
Attach a pointy curved shape at the bottom of the body to create the mongoose’s tail.
Complete The Mongoose Drawing
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!