How To Draw a Dinosaur – Printable Tutorial for Beginners

Drawing a dinosaur is easy with our simple step by step printable guide how to draw a dinosaur. Kids or all ages will have so much fun making their own dinosaur drawing and then adding those special dino details.

Our free dinosaur drawing tutorial includes three pages with detailed steps on how to draw a cute dinosaur. Grab your pencil and a piece of paper, and let’s get started!

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Let’s draw a dinosaur!

Drawing a Dinosaur

When you add a drawing activity to your kid’s day, you’re helping them increase their imagination, enhance their fine motor and coordination skills, and develop a healthy way of displaying their emotions, among other things. And kids just love making art!

Now you know why learning how to draw a dinosaur for kids is so important!

Make an easy dinosaur drawing!

Whether your little one is a beginner or an experienced artist, learning how to draw a dinosaur will keep them entertained for a while and may spark some additional interest in drawing or dinosaurs.

We always make sure that our cartoon things to draw are easy enough for children of all ages and skill levels!

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Let’s follow these easy steps to draw our own dinosaur!

Easy steps to draw a dinosaur

This free 3-page step-by-step easy dinosaur drawing tutorial is a great indoor activity: it’s easy to follow, doesn’t require a lot of preparation, and the result is a cute easy dinosaur drawing!

There will be some erasing so be sure and grab your erasable coloring pencils or pens with erasable ink.

Follow this easy instructions and soon you will be creating your own dinosaur drawings in no time.

Step 1 - How to Draw a Dinosaur Easy - Kids Activities Blog - text: Let's start! First, draw a rectangle with rounded edges. Notice the right side is smaller and its a little tilted - example created with dotted lines
This is the first step for your dino drawing!

Step 1

Let’s start drawing our dinosaur’s head. Draw a rectangle with rounded edges – notice how the right side is smaller and tilted.

Step 2 - How to Draw a Dinosaur Easy - Kids Activities Blog - text: add a tilted oval - example shows a rounded rectangle shape and an added oval
The next step is pretty easy…

Step 2

Add a tilted oval.

Step 3 - How to Draw a Dinosaur Easy - Kids Activities Blog - text: Draw a little leg - example shows a rectangle shape and oval with a dotted outline of the dinosaur leg
Let’s draw the dinosaur leg!

Step 3

Draw a small leg on the bottom right.

Step 4 - How to Draw a Dinosaur Easy - Kids Activities Blog - text: draw a curved line connecting the leg with the head. Erase extra lines - dotted lines indicating where the new line was added to the dino drawing
Do you see your dinosaur coming to life?

Step 4

For the rest of the body, draw a curved line connecting the leg with the head, and erase extra lines.

Step 5 - How to Draw a Dinosaur Easy - Kids Activities Blog - text: add a rectangle with its left edges rounded. Also add two half ovals - shown in the drawing example are the additional dinosaur feet being created
Those are going to be dinosaur feet!

Step 5

For the other leg, add a rectangle and round the left edges. Also, draw two half ovals.

Step 6 - How to Draw a Dinosaur Easy - Kids Activities Blog - text: draw a tail and two front legs. Notice the little claw - shown in drawing example is the addition of two small arms for the dinosaur.
Those are little T. Rex arms!

Step 6

Draw a tail and the two front legs – notice how small they are!

Step 6 - How to Draw a Dinosaur Easy - Kids Activities Blog - text: let's draw the face! Add two circles for the eye, a little curved line for the nose and a smile with triangles for the teeth - in the drawing example, the dinosaur's facial features are added in dotted lines
Let’ draw the dinosaurs face.

Step 7

Now let’s learn how to draw a dinosaur face by adding two circles for the eye, a small curved line for the nose, and a smile with triangles to show off our dinosaur’s teeth.

Step 8 - How to Draw a Dinosaur Easy - Kids Activities Blog - text: you got it! Let's add details: Add ovals to the head, triangles to the back and a tail and curved line on the tummy - in the drawing example the additional dinosaur details are shown
Our dinosaur looks so cute!

Step 8

Now add some details! For example, you can draw patterns like ovals or triangles to add some texture to our dinosaur.

Step 9 - How to Draw a Dinosaur Easy - Kids Activities Blog - text: amazing job! You can add details and make changes as you like. Get creative - example shows two finished dinosaur drawings with various dinosaur details drawn in
Customize your dinosaur picture!

Step 9

You’re done! Get creative and add as many details as you like!

Your dinosaur drawing is done! Hooray how did your dinosaur picture turn out?

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