How To Draw A Shovel: Step 6

How to Draw a Shovel

Kids can learn how to draw a shovel by following along with this helpful drawing guide.

Sharpen a pencil and follow along with these basic 6 drawing steps. You will learn the fundamentals for drawing a shovel.

This lesson only takes about 20 minutes and includes a pdf you can easily print or download. The pdf lesson even contains a coloring-book-like page with just the line art. This accompanies well with crayons or markers. It is perfect for very young kids requiring extra guidance and are looking to color in a shovel.

Enjoy the process of learning how to draw a shovel. Go beyond the lesson…don’t forget to add some personal details. Remember there is a PDF guide at the end of the lesson.


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

In this article, we will begin with a blank piece of paper and learn how to draw a shovel in 6 instructive steps. It is best to pay attention to the proportions of each of the drawn parts of the shovel.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. First Form The Handle

    How To Draw A Shovel: Step 1

    First, form the shovel’s long handle.

  2. Now Draw The Grip

    How To Draw A Shovel: Step 2

    Now, draw the grip on top of the handle.

  3. Add The Neck Socket

    How To Draw A Shovel: Step 3

    Next, attach a neck socket on the bottom end of the handle.

  4. Form The Footstep

    How To Draw A Shovel: Step 4

    Add the footstep attached to the neck socket by drawing two straight lines.

  5. Outline The Blade

    How To Draw A Shovel: Step 5

    Then, form the shape of the pointed shape of the blade.

  6. Complete The Shovel Drawing

    How To Draw A Shovel: Step 6

    Grab your crayons and let’s get to coloring! First, color the handle with a red crayon. Next, fill in the grip with an orange crayon. Now, color the neck socket and blade with shades of gray. Use a darker shade of gray to add some shadows to the blade.

How to Draw a Shovel 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 Shovel. 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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