How to Draw a Lion for Kids

Learn how to draw a lion for kids step by step with this elementary drawing tutorial for schoolers and preschoolers.

How to Draw a Lion step by step

Friends, hello everyone! You asked us to do a step-by-step lesson on How to Draw a Lion for Kids and we heard you! Before we start drawing a lion, we suggest you get to know this animal a little closer.

The lion is primarily a mammal and is one of the largest predators in the feline family. Currently, lions are most often found, of course, in Africa, as well as a natural habitat for a small population in Asia (Gir Forest – India). And the weight of some adult male lions can reach a weight of 250 kg. Do the inspiring ones agree?

And now let’s move on to the most interesting moment – to the lesson: how to draw a lion for beginners? It’s easy to draw a lion if you follow all our recommendations and draw a lion in stages. Therefore, children, sharpen your pencils and prepare a clean sheet.

And we will try to provide as simple and understandable as possible an easy instruction on how to draw a lion step by step.

Time needed: 15 minutes.

How to Draw a Lion for Kids

  1. Draw the head of the lion.

    The first step is to draw the lion’s head in the shape of a circle. Nothing complicated!
    How to Draw a Lion for Beginners

  2. Draw the lion’s mane.

    The mane can be drawn in a zigzag around the head in any shape.
    Simple Drawing a Lion

  3. Draw the torso and ears.

    Draw the body in the shape of a large oval. And the ears can be made in the form of 2 small circles between the mane and the head line.
    Easy Drawing a Lion

  4. Moving on to the lion’s face.

    Draw the eyes with filled circles. Draw the nose with a soft triangle, lowering the lines downward, turning into a smile. Also draw the tail of the lion, elongated by a slightly curved triangle.
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  5. Draw paws.

    Draw the paws of the lion as in our drawing – parallel lines connected in a semicircle. Draw a droplet to the tail, completing the tail.
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  6. Color in your drawing!

    We used yellow as the main color. Orange and brown for the mane of the nose and tail of the lion (you can use other colors)
    Drawing a Lion for Kids

Done! If you have gone through all the stages, then you have succeeded, and you are great fellows! We hope you enjoyed our tutorial on how to draw a lion step by step, because we only work for your smiles.
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