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How to Draw a Crab Step by Step for Kids

Crabs are a form of decapods, an animal having eight walking legs and two grasping claws along with lobsters, crayfish, and shrimps. In this tutorial, we are learning how to draw a crab for kids

In this tutorial, we will show you step by step drawing of a crab for kids. Especially this tutorial is for kids and beginners.

Art Materials & Equipment

  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Marker
  • Pencil Color
  • Eraser (Erase If Made Mistake)
  • Sharpener (To Sharp Pencil)
  • Compass (Alternative)

Also Read: How to Draw a Fish

Video Tutorial

Steps To Draw A Crab

Crabs are invertebrates animals. They have two eyes located on the end of stalks, and they are 10-legged animals that walk sideways.

Here is the short demo of today’s tutorial. Follow the steps below to easily draw a cute crab step by step.

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Steps To Draw A Crab

Draw an Oval

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Step 1

We are starting by drawing an oval-like shape as in the image above.

Draw Two Circles

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Step 2

Then, draw small circles to make the big eyes of the crab and draw two small lines to join the eyes and body parts as in the drawing above.

Draw Craw Cheliped and Claw

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Step 3

Now, draw the left-hand part, draw the two horizontal small ovals and then join them together for drawing cheliped. And again on top of that draw a v shape and join it with an oval for drawing a crab’s claw as in the image above.

Draw Craw Cheliped and Claw on Other Side

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Step 4

Similarly, draw the right-hand part. Draw the two horizontal small ovals and then join them together for drawing cheliped. And again on top of that draw a v shape and join it with an oval for drawing a crab’s claw as in the image above.

Draw Crawling Legs

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Step 5

Then, draw three horizontal small ovals and go by jointing them to make the legs of the crab. Draw the crawling legs of a crab on both sides as in the image above.

Draw More Legs

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Step 6

Again, draw the three horizontal small ovals and join them to make the leg of the crab as in the image above. Draw the crawling legs of the crab on both sides as in the image above.

Draw More Walking Legs

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Step 7

Similarly, draw the three horizontal small ovals and join them to make the leg of the crab as in the image above. Draw the walking legs of the crab on both sides as in the image above.

Draw Swimming Legs

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Step 8

Again, at the lower part, draw the three horizontal small ovals and join them to make the leg of the crab as in the image above. Draw the legs of the crab on both sides as in the image above. At last draw a circle at the point of the legs for drawing swimming legs.

Draw a Smile and an Eyebrow

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Step 9

As we are drawing a cartoon crab, draw a small curve on both sides for drawing the crab’s eyebrow on the top and again draw a curve line to draw the smiling face of the carb as in the image above.

Draw Eyeball

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Step 10

Finally, draw a small circle for drawing the charming eyes, and in the eyes draw another small circle for the pupils as in the image above.

Now, let’s move forward with coloring our Crab in the next step.

Also Read: How to Draw a Frog

Coloring a Crab

After the drawing of a crab is completed we move forward with coloring the crab. For coloring, we had to choose some basic colors.

We colored red to the body of the crab and light blue on the eyes of the crab. You can fill the color according to our wish too.

Color Details:

  1. Red
  2. Black
  3. Light Blue
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Drawing and Colouring

Final Image of Crab

After coloring, we get a beautiful cute crab. You can use a pencil color (we made it digital). You can color it as your choice too.

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Great Job 

Finally, we drew a crab and color it beautifully. I hope you find our tutorial easy and simple. If you want a different version of the crab you can request a drawing.

This is how you can draw a crab easily with a stepwise tutorial for kids. Comment below if you find our tutorial helpful and suggest “NAME” if you have any requests or you have any problems while drawing it.

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