How To Draw A Parakeet: Step 6

How to Draw a Parakeet

Kids can learn how to draw a parakeet by following the demonstration images in this basic tutorial.

Everyone will like this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a parakeet. This easy parakeet lesson is perfect for young children looking to learn how to draw.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and simple to follow! Expect this drawing to last about 20 minutes, but the creative process may actually take longer if a background is added in addition to the subject matter.

Learning to draw is much more fun when you have a clear lesson to follow. Enjoy!


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

In this tutorial, we will begin with a new piece of paper and discover how to draw a parakeet in 6 illustrative steps. We will pay attention to the shape and size of each part of the parakeet.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Create The Base Of The Body

    How To Draw A Parakeet: Step 1

    Using your pencil, draw a slightly tilted oval shape leaning to the left in the center of your paper. That will be your base for the parakeet’s body.

  2. Outline The Head

    How To Draw A Parakeet: Step 2

    Then, draw a thumb-like shape on the left that will be the bird’s head and neck.

  3. Draw The Eyes And Beak

    How To Draw A Parakeet: Step 3

    Draw the eyes first in the middle of the head. Now draw the beak on the left side.

  4. Add The Wings And Tail

    How To Draw A Parakeet: Step 4

    Next, detail the wings on the right side of the body. Add the parakeet’s long tail below it.

  5. Draw The Feet

    How To Draw A Parakeet: Step 5

    To complete the line drawing, add the feet under its body.

  6. Complete Your Drawing

    How To Draw A Parakeet: Step 6

    The parakeet’s shades are a combination of yellow and green, with a dash of pink on the beak and black stripes. Do not be afraid to get creative.

How to Draw a Parakeet 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 Parakeet. 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!

Tiny Curious Birds

The parakeet was originally from Australia, where it is called a budgie. These birds live in Australia, where they prefer nesting in trees rather than creating their own.

Their bodies are small and slender, and their tails are long. There are two toes pointing forward and two toes pointing backward on the bird’s feet. The head of a parakeet can be rotated 180 degrees.

In addition to their curious nature, parakeets love to play with entertaining toys such as puzzles and games. To keep your parakeet as occupied and happy as possible, offer them a variety of entertaining toys.

They are nomadic birds and often move locations in their wild habitat. Parakeets are able to travel hundreds of miles to find water sources.

The parakeet regurgitates its food as a method of feeding its young. You shouldn’t be too worried if your parakeet does this while you’re around. You are their family to them, and they want to treat you like their own.

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