How To Draw Praying Hands: Step 6

How to Draw Praying Hands

Children can learn how to draw praying hands by following the example drawings in this easy tutorial.

Have fun with this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw praying hands. This easy praying hands tutorial 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! Expect this drawing to require about 20 minutes, but the creative process can actually take more time if a background is included in addition to the subject matter.

Finally learn to draw easter by following this lesson at your own speed. Have fun!


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

By the end of this lesson we will complete a drawing of praying hands by drawing one section at a time. This project will take 6 steps to complete as we continue to draw each area moving closer to the finished drawing. The finished artwork will be shaded with color resulting in a drawing you can be proud of!

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw The Palms

    How To Draw Praying Hands: Step 1

    First, create the palms of the hands by drawing two ovals. When praying hands will be touching. Make sure your drawn ovals are touching slightly.

  2. Outline First Fingers

    How To Draw Praying Hands: Step 2

    Attach a stretched U-shaped line on each palm to outline the fingers in the middle of each hand.

  3. Draw The Index Finger

    How To Draw Praying Hands: Step 3

    Draw the index finger on each hand by making a vertical line with a hook on the top end as shown.

  4. Outline The Thumb

    How To Draw Praying Hands: Step 4

    Next, attach a thumb to each hand by forming an M shape as shown.

  5. Draw The Wrist

    How To Draw Praying Hands: Step 5

    Then, draw the wrist by creating a sharp U-shaped line attached to the palm of each hand.

  6. Complete The Praying Hands Drawing

    How To Draw Praying Hands: Step 6

    Let’s finish the drawing by coloring the praying hands with a skin tone-like color. Now, we’re done!

How to Draw Praying Hands PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw Praying Hands. 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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