How To Draw A Monkey Easy: Step 9

How to Draw a Monkey (easy)

Learn how to draw an easy monkey on paper by following the demonstration images in this simple tutorial.

Included are 9 easy steps that any child can follow. Also included is a printable version of this monkey drawing lesson.

Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to instruct kids how to draw a monkey.

Learn to draw fun jungle animals by following this tutorial at your own leisure. Have fun!


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

We will complete a drawing of a monkey by crafting one area at a time. This project will take 9 steps in total as we continue to draw each area which will get us closer to the finished drawing. The final artwork will be completed with color resulting in a drawing you can be proud of!

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Start Drawing The Face

    How To Draw A Monkey Easy: Step 1

    Let’s start by forming the bottom part of the monkey’s face. First, draw a small oval with two dots for the nose. Then, draw a large oval shape connected to both sides of the nose as shown.

  2. Draw The Eyes And Mouth

    How To Draw A Monkey Easy: Step 2

    Now, draw two ovals for the eyes. Then, to form the mouth, draw a curved line with a small vertical line at the center.

  3. Form The Head

    How To Draw A Monkey Easy: Step 3

    First, outline the monkey’s head by drawing a curved line. Add a pointy shape on the top part of the head to add some fur. Next, draw the top of the monkey’s face by making a bumpy line as shown.

  4. Draw The Body

    How To Draw A Monkey Easy: Step 4

    Outline the monkey’s body by drawing a curved elongated shape. Next, form the monkey’s belly by creating a curved line on the body.

  5. Attach The Tail

    How To Draw A Monkey Easy: Step 5

    Draw the thin curvy shape of the monkey’s tail attached to the body.

  6. Form The Limbs

    How To Draw A Monkey Easy: Step 6

    Form the monkey’s limbs by drawing curved shapes as shown. Form a zigzag shape at the end of the limbs to add some fur texture.

  7. Attach The Hands And Feet

    How To Draw A Monkey Easy: Step 7

    Draw the monkey’s hands and feet by attaching rounded shapes with two lines to its limbs.

  8. Draw A Vine

    How To Draw A Monkey Easy: Step 8

    Draw a vine being held by the monkey by making two curved vertical lines.

  9. Complete The Monkey Drawing

    How To Draw A Monkey Easy: Step 9

    To complete our drawing of a playful little monkey, let’s add some color to it! First, use a pink crayon to color the nose. Next, use a light yellow crayon to shade the monkey’s face, belly, hands, feet, and inner ear. Now, use a brown crayon to fill in the rest of the monkey’s fur. Finally, use a green crayon to color the vine.

How to Draw a Monkey (easy) 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 Monkey (easy). 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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