Nativity Drawing: Step 6

Nativity Drawing

Find out how to make a nativity drawing.

Expect 6 easy steps to follow, kids will enjoy designing their own nativity on paper. Also included is a printable version of this nativity drawing lesson.

Ideal for art teachers and homeschoolers looking to instruct kids how to draw their own nativity.

Learning to draw is much more fun when you have a easy to understand lesson to follow. Let’s get drawing!


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • Nativity Drawing Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
Nativity Drawing: All Steps

In today’s tutorial, we are going to learn how to create a nativity drawing on paper. The size of each of the drawn parts will be considered in each step of the lesson. Note that the blue lines are used to indicate the newest lines being drawn in each in each of the steps.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. How To Draw Baby Jesus

    Nativity Drawing: Step 1

    First, we draw baby Jesus at the bottom part of your paper. A manger was used as a crib and consists of zigzag lines to look like hay. Baby Jesus is drawn laying in this manger. We can draw a simple oval for his clothing and a circle for his head.

  2. How To Draw Mother Mary

    Nativity Drawing: Step 2

    Then, we draw Mother Mary on the right side of Baby Jesus. We use basic shapes for the head and the clothes. This will be a simple but beautiful Nativity drawing.

  3. How To Draw Father Joseph

    Nativity Drawing: Step 3

    Next, we add Father Joseph beside Mother Mary. Follow through with similar shapes we did in step 2.

  4. Draw The Hut

    Nativity Drawing: Step 4

    The hut has a triangular roof with zig zag tips. Then draw two vertical lines to show the walls of this special hut.

  5. Add The Guiding Star

    Nativity Drawing: Step 5

    Complete your Nativity line drawing with a star at the top of the hut.

  6. Color Your Drawing

    Nativity Drawing: Step 6

    Get your colored pencils or crayons and begin coloring your drawing.

Nativity Drawing PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for Nativity Drawing. 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!

One Comment

  1. Larry Kearl says:

    Hi John, I really like this simply nativity drawing and used it as the basis for this that I did using Procreate.

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