Weather Vane Drawing: Step 9

Weather Vane Drawing

Children will have a wonderful time learning these simple steps to create a weather vane drawing.

Kids will enjoy this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw a weather vane. This easy weather vane instruction guide is perfect for young students looking to get started with drawing.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and simple to follow! Expect this drawing to last about 30 minutes, but the creative process may actually take longer if a background is created as well.

Trying to learn to draw is much more fun when you have a easy-to-understand lesson to reference. Let’s get drawing!


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

This post will teach you how to draw a weather vane. We will pay attention to the shapes of each part and variety of lines created making sure that the drawing looks right.

Time Needed: 30 minutes

  1. Outline The Rod

    Weather Vane Drawing: Step 1

    Draw two long vertical lines to outline the weather vane’s rod.

  2. Add The Arrow Ornament

    Weather Vane Drawing: Step 2

    Now, add two horizontal lines to form the shaft of the arrow ornament. Attach the pointed tip of the arrow. Then, form the bumpy shape of the fletching on the other end of the arrow.

  3. Form The Rooster Ornament

    Weather Vane Drawing: Step 3

    Form an outline of a rooster on top of the arrow.

  4. Attach The Comb And Wattle

    Weather Vane Drawing: Step 4

    Draw the shape of the comb on top of the rooster’s head. Next, outline the wattle below the beak.

  5. Add The Tail

    Weather Vane Drawing: Step 5

    Form the long curving tail attached to its body.

  6. Draw The Globes

    Weather Vane Drawing: Step 6

    Draw two circles to form the globes of the weather vane. Make sure to erase parts of the rod that overlap with the globes.

  7. Attach The Directional Rods

    Weather Vane Drawing: Step 7

    Draw four diagonal rods in between the globes as shown.

  8. Outline The Directionals

    Weather Vane Drawing: Step 8

    Outline the letters “N”, “W”, “E”, and “S” attached to the directional rods.

  9. Complete The Weather Vane Drawing

    Weather Vane Drawing: Step 9

    Add some color to our drawing of a weather vane! First, fill in the rods with a gray crayon. Next, color the globes, directionals and arrow ornament with an orange crayon. Now, shade the body of the rooster ornament with an orange crayon. Then, color its comb, wattle and tail with a red crayon.

Weather Vane Drawing PDF Download

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

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