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How To Draw an Elephant Step by Step for Kids

E for Elephant“, Elephant is a very beautiful and huge animal. I think everyone loves elephant. In this tutorial, we are learning how to draw an elephant easy for kids

In this tutorial, we will show you step by step drawing of an elephant 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 Monkey

About Elephant

Elephants are the largest existing land animals. Three living species are currently recognized: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant, and the Asian elephant. 

They have four legs that resemble large pillars. They have two ears which are like big fans. Elephants have a special body part which is their trunk. In addition, they have a short tail. The male elephant has two teeth which are quite long and are referred to as tusks.

Elephants are herbivorous and feed on leaves, plants, grains, fruits, and more. They are mostly found in Africa and Asia. Most of the elephants are grey in color, however, in Thailand, they have white elephants. Elephants are considered to be one of the most intelligent animals.

Steps To Draw An Elephant

Let’s start our today’s tutorial on drawing a cute elephant for kids quickly. We try to make our tutorial simple and sweet. You can see the short demo in the image below. And you can follow the stepwise instructions in detail below. Follow the steps below to easily draw a dog step by step.

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How to Draw an Elephant Step by Step

Draw a Curvy Trunk

We start by drawing an elephant trunk. First, draw an elephant’s trunk; draw a line having curves at both ends as shown in the figure below.

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How to Draw an Elephant Step 1

Draw Elephant’s Ear

Next, draw the elephant’s ears like in the picture below. While drawing make a line kinda curvy and must join to the line that we drew in step 1.

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How to Draw an Elephant Step 2

Complete Elephant Ears and Trunk

Now, complete the ears as well as complete a trunk as shown in the image below. Also, don’t forget to give mouth like structure for making an elephant mouth.

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How to Draw an Elephant Step 3

Draw Elephant’s Body

Now draw an oval and attach it to the remaining figure like in the image below for drawing an elephant’s huge body. On those

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How to Draw an Elephant Step 4

Draw Elephant’s Legs

Then, draw two front legs like in the image below. Draw legs attached to the elephant’s body.

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How to Draw an Elephant Step 5

Draw Elephant’s Back Legs

Similarly, draw two back legs of the elephant as shown in the image below. Here we draw two lines for drawing an elephant’s legs.

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How to Draw an Elephant Step 6

Draw Elephant’s Tail and Tusk

Also, make a tail and tusk of an elephant as shown in the image below. While drawing a tail make a leaf like structure; a curvy and pointed tail.

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How to Draw an Elephant Step 7

Draw Elephant’s Eye

Finally, give a finishing touch by making an eye and giving marking on the elephant’s ear as well as drawing a toe on the elephant’s legs as shown in the figure below. Wow, it looks so cute, now let’s move forward on colouring step.

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How to Draw an Elephant Step 8

Colouring an Elephant

After the drawing of the elephant is completed we move forward with colouring the elephant. For colouring, we had to choose some basic colour. You can fill colour according to our wish too. As the elephant is grey in colour we fill all grey colour in elephant. And dark black for the eye of the elephant.

how to draw an elephant for kids
How to Draw an Elephant for Kids

Final Image

After colouring, we get a beautiful elephant. You can use a pencil colour(we made it digital).

how to draw an elephant for kids
How to Draw an Elephant for Kids

Also Read: How To Draw A Lion

Great Job 

Finally, we draw an elephant and colour it beautifully. I hope you find our tutorial easy and simple. We try our best to make an easy to follow tutorial. Especially, this tutorial is for kids and beginners. Thus, school kids may find our tutorial helpful.

This is how you can draw an elephant step by step process for kids. Comment below if you find our tutorial helpful.

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