Here’s another shading post, How To Shade A Cone. Learning how to shade and draw simple objects is a great place to start teaching kids. As they get older they’ll learn how to combine shapes to make more complicated objects. For example, they could use this cone and a sphere to draw a very realistic […]
How To Draw For Kids
Here is where you'll find every single on of our how to draw lessons! It's a massive drawing library! You'll find lessons for young and old kids. You'll find everything from how to draw cupcakes to how to draw sharks. So, what are you waiting for? Grab a marker and follow along with us.
Shading a cube is really easy, especially compared to shading other objects. This how to shade a cube video shows you how simple it really is. Also, check out how to draw a 3D box in case your kids want more box fun. Materials Paper Charcoal or pencil Kneaded erasure I realized that we didn’t use […]
Super easy step by step instructions for kids on how to draw a manta ray! Watch the short video and download the free printable.
Just for kids, how to draw a snake! Not any ol’ snake, a COBRA!
Simple instructions on how to draw the cutest dog on this planet!
Really simple instructions on how to draw a scorpion for kids. Watch the short video, and download the free printable instructions.
This is dad’s favorite how to yet! It’s one of the hardest instructions we’ve done, but it’s still fun!
Really simple instructions for kids on how to draw a princess! Also watch the funny video and download the free step by steps.
Simple step by step instructions on how to draw a ladybug, perfect for really young artists. Watch the video and download the free steps.
Simple step by step instructions on how to draw a spider. Watch the short video, and download the free instructions.
Ok, this how to draw a penguin was specifically for my little Hads. That’s why it may look extremely easy. Hads is three, so activities involving few steps and simple shapes seem perfect for her.
Valentines is coming up! Help your kids learn how to draw that perfect rose for that perfect person, even if that perfect person is you 😉
This how to shade a cylinder is the second post in a series that we’re working on. The first post, was…
It was fun filming how to draw a wreath with my little Hads. She had a lot of fun to, even though…
We had fun drawing Santa the other night, now it’s time to learn how to draw crazy Christmas elves! Chuckers was really excited to learn. If your family does elf on a shelf, your kids will probably get a kick out of this one.
Learn how to draw Santa! We took our kids to see Santa on Saturday, they loved it! I thought Hads would be scared for sure. Nope, she wasn’t scared at all and even asked him for a dolly. It made me proud.
Learn how to shade a sphere with charcoal! This is a fun foundational lesson on the basics of shading.
Follow along with us and learn how to draw a super simple cute fairy. Materials Pencil, crayon, or marker Paper Watch How To Draw A Fairy
It’s not just how to draw a cow, it’s a magic cow! I know, it’s a little off the wall. Let me explain. A couple of days back we got a nice email from Leo, asking if we could do a post on drawing a cow. And because I’m a little weird, I thought I […]
How to draw an alien is sure to keep your kids busy on a Saturday morning! We had a little extra fun making this video. As you can see we drew a few aliens doing different things. After you watch this with your kids, encourage them to make their own aliens. Have them use their […]
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, do your kids know how to draw a Turkey? It’s super easy! These instructions were easy for my 6-year-old, but a little difficult for my 3-year-old. But that didn’t stop her from trying! She actually did a really good job. Materials Paper Pencil, crayon, or marker Watch How To […]
My kids are already going nuts about Halloween, how about yours? It doesn’t help that the stores have had the decorations out for a couple of weeks. So I thought if the stores are doing it, and the kids are already freaking out, why not join in.
We’re not big cat people (the wife is allergic), but the little Hads loves anything that’s cute and fluffy!
Follow along with us and learn how to draw a super simple 3d box! Materials Paper Pen, pencil, marker, or crayon If you’re having trouble watching the video here, watch How To Draw A 3D Box on YouTube!
Follow along with us and learn how to draw a super simple butterfly. I was so proud of how Had’s butterfly turned out. Remind your little artists that it’s ok if their drawings don’t look like ours. The most important thing is to have fun. Materials Paper Pencil, pen, marker, or crayon
How to draw a dragon was meant to be a little more difficult. I have a six-year-old and a 3-year-old. Sometimes it’s difficult to teach them both at the same time.
Art for Kids now has a YouTube channel! We had fun this weekend setting up the channel and shooting our first epic video. In fact “Chuckers” and “Hads” had so much fun doing it, I’m sure will be filming the next one today.
Anytime the kids are bored waiting for something (whether it’s food, weather, a line, mom…hope she doesn’t read this post), the kids will ask me how to draw a monster on my iPhone…then of course it’s their turn after I’m done.
What’s better than a frog…how about learning how to draw a frog? Even better, how about learning how to draw a funny frog 🙂