How to Draw a Flower – Simple Step-by-Step Instructions

Today we are learning how to draw a flower with super simple steps! This easy to follow guide will show you how – you can even trace each step on the printable pages!

Whether your favorite flower is a rose, daisy, tulip, or sunflower, I’m sure you and your kid will enjoy learning how to draw a simple flower.

Our free printable tutorial includes three pages with detailed instructions so you or your child can draw a flower from scratch in a matter of minutes the easy way.

Let’s get started!

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Let’s draw a flower!

How to Draw a Flower (Simple Steps)

Our three pages of flower drawing steps are super easy to follow, and so much fun too! You will soon be drawing flowers – grab your pencil and let’s get started:

Step 1

How To Draw A Flower- Step 1- Text: Let's start! First, draw a triangle pointing down.
First, draw a triangle pointing down.

Let’s start! First draw a triangle pointing down! The flat side should be on top.

Step 2

How To Draw A Flower- Step 2- Text: Add three circles at the top. Notice the one in the middle is bigger. Erase extra lines.
Add three circles at the top. Notice the one in the middle is bigger. Erase extra lines.

Now you will add 3 circles on top of the triangle. The middle circle should be bigger. Erase the extra lines.

Step 3

How To Draw A Flower- Step 3- Text: Great! You have a petal. Repeat the shape to make a circle.
Great! You have a petal. Repeat the shape to make a circle.

Look! You have 1 petal. Now you will repeat steps 1 through 2 to make 4 more petals. Keep making them until you have a circle.

Step 4

How To Draw A Flower- Step 4- Text: Add a circle on each petal. Erase the extra lines.
Add a circle on each petal. Erase the extra lines.

Let’s add some details to the petals. Draw circles on the petals and then erase the extra lines.

Step 5

How To Draw A Flower- Step 5- Text: Add a circle in the middle.
Add a circle in the middle.

Now you’re going to add a circle in the middle.

Step 6

How To Draw A Flower- Step 6- Text: Great! Let's add some details!
Great! Let’s add some details!

Nice! The flower is coming together. It is time to add details now.

Step 7

How To Draw A Flower- Step 7- Text: Add a stem at the bottom.
Add a stem at the bottom.

Now add a stem! Every flower needs a stem!

Step 8

How To Draw A Flower- Step 8- Text: Add a leaf to the stem.
Add a leaf to the stem.

Add a leaf to the stem. If you want you can even add a leaf on the other side. It’s your flower!

Step 9

How To Draw A Flower- Step 9- Text: Wow! Beautiful job! You can add more details to make different flowers. Get creative.
Wow! Beautiful job! You can add more details to make different flowers. Get creative.

Great job! You can add more details to make different flowers. Get creative!

Easy Flower Drawing for Beginners

We made sure this how to draw a flower tutorial is easy enough that even the most inexperienced and youngest kids can have fun making art for themselves. If you can draw a straight line and simple shapes, you can draw a flower…and that line doesn’t even have to be that straight {giggle}.

I love that once you learn how to draw beautiful flowers, you’ll be able to draw one every time you want to without looking at this tutorial – but still, I recommend keeping it for the future as a reference image!

Download & print the step instructions to draw flowers by pressing the purple button below.

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Let’s learn how to draw a flower with this easy flower tutorial!

Easy Flowers to Draw

This super easy flower to draw is one of our favorites to master. Once you know how to draw this version of a flower, it is easy to modify to make different kinds of flowers.

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Let this cute bumblebee show you how to draw a flower!

Draw a Simple Flower Tutorial – Download Here

How do you draw a camellia?

This basic flower shape is suited as a camellia drawing. You can make slight detail alterations to make a customized flower drawing:

  • Simple flowered Camellia – draw loose big serrated edge petals and a detailed and flowing yellow stamens
  • Double-flowered Camellia – draw tighter, more uniform, layered petals with a dense bouquet of yellow stamens
  • Double-flowered hybrid Camellia like Jury’s Yellow Camellia – The bottom of the flower looks like a simple flowered camellia with flowing large and seemingly random loose petals with bunched petals getting smaller and smaller to the middle without an obvious stamen

More easy drawing tutorials

Here at Kids Activities Blog we have a series of free drawing lessons to easily increase your or your kids drawing skills with a step guide for all the different elements. We love the idea of drawing things you love or using the skills for journalling like in a bullet journal.

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How did your flower drawing turn out?

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