How to Draw a Mouse
Find out how to draw a mouse by following along with this simple drawing guide!
Enjoy this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a mouse. This easy mouse lesson is perfect for fairly young children looking to get started with drawing.
All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and easy to follow! Plan for this drawing to take about 30 minutes, but the drawing process can actually take longer if a background is created in addition to the subject matter.
Finally learn to draw small furry rodents by following this lesson at your own comfortable pace. Have fun!
- Drawing Paper
- Crayons or Colored Pencils
- Black Marker (optional)
- How to Draw a Mouse Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
In this beginner’s lesson, we are going to learn how to draw a mouse with your drawing materials. Pay attention to the various sizes and shapes of each part of the mouse. The pencil lines in each step is drawn blue so you can plainly see the current lines that you will be creating.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
First Draw The Face
Let’s first form the face of the mouse by drawing two ovals for the eyes. Next, draw a rounded shape for the nose. Then, create two long lines on both sides of the nose to form the whiskers.
Outline The Head
Outline the shape of the head by drawing an oval with a slightly pointed tip at the bottom.
Attach The Ears
Attach the ears by drawing two rounded shapes on both sides of the head.
Form The Forelegs
Form the forelegs by drawing two curved lines as shown.
Outline The Body
Outline the body of the mouse by drawing a curved line.
Form The Claws
Form the claws by drawing the shapes as shown. Make sure to draw the bottom claws longer!
Draw The Underbelly
Draw the underbelly by forming an oval with a few pointed edges to add some texture.
Attach The Tail
Attach the tail by forming a thin, curved shape. Then, draw a zigzag line near the mouse’s body.
Complete The Mouse Drawing
Let’s complete the mouse drawing! Use a pink crayon to color the inner part of the ear, the claws and the tail. Next, shade the belly with a light brown crayon. Then, use an orange crayon to fill in the mouse’s body.
How to Draw a Mouse 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 Mouse. 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!