How To Draw a Snake

Let’s learn how to draw a sssssnake! Whether you’re looking for a how to draw a snake easy tutorial, or simply how to draw a snake for kids, you’re in the right place.

To get your own snake sketch, you just need to download and print our printable three-page step-by-step snake tutorial, follow the nine steps, and you’ll have your own cute snake.

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Learning how to draw a snake is a fun, creative experience for kids of all ages.

How to draw a snake easy steps

Some people might be afraid of snakes, but we sure aren’t! Most snake breeds are very friendly, and out of over 3000 breeds, only 200 are poisonous.

So if you’re ready to learn how to draw a snake step by step, grab your pencil and let’s get started!

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Follow the simple steps to drawing a cute snake – it is easier than you can imagine!

Easy Steps to Draw a Cartoon Snake

Follow this easy how-to-draw a cute snake step-by-step tutorial and you will be drawing your own snake drawings in no time!

How To Draw A Snake- Kids Activities Blog- Step 1 - Text: Let's draw a snake! First, draw a circle.
Let’s draw a snake! First, draw a circle.

Step 1

Let’s draw a snake! First, draw a circle.

How To Draw A Snake- Kids Activities Blog- Step 2- Text: Add another two circles on the right.
Add another two circles on the right.

Step 2


Add another two circles on the right, leaving some space between those and the first circle.

How To Draw A Snake- Kids Activities Blog- Step 3- Text: Connect the top of the two circles to the first one.
Connect the top of the two circles to the first one.

Step 3


Connect the top of the two circles to the bigger one.

How To Draw A Snake- Kids Activities Blog- Step  4- Text: Draw a line from the bottom circle to the center of the first one. Then connect the first circle to that line.
Draw a line from the bottom circle to the center of the first one. Then connect the first circle to that line.

Step 4


Draw a line from the bottom circle to the center of the first one. Then connect the first circle to that line.

How To Draw A Snake- Kids Activities Blog- Step 5 - Text: 
Draw a tail!

Draw a tail!

Step 5


Draw a tail!

How To Draw A Snake- Kids Activities Blog- Step 6 - Text: Draw this shape. Think of it as a question mark.
Draw this shape. Think of it as a question mark.

Step 6


Follow the visual guide to draw an S shape – notice how it kinda looks like a question mark.

How To Draw A Snake- Kids Activities Blog- Step 7 - Text: Add an egg shape.
Add an egg shape.

Step 7


Add an egg shape to the left corner of the last step.

How To Draw A Snake- Kids Activities Blog- Step 8 - Text: Great! Let's add details. Add a circle for the eye, a curved line to make a smile and a tongue.
Great! Let’s add details. Add a circle for the eye, a curved line to make a smile and a tongue.

Step 8


Great – it’s time to add details to our snake! Add a circle for the eye, and a curved line to make a smile and the tongue.

How To Draw A Snake- Kids Activities Blog- Step  9- Text: Amazing job! Get creative and add more details.
Amazing job! Get creative and add more details.

Step 9


Amazing job – congratulate yourself and add as many details as you want!

Your snake is done! Yay! Now it’s time to give it some fun colors!

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Let’s draw a snake by following these easy steps.

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How did your snake drawing turn out?

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The Big Drawing Book

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The Big Drawing Book is great for beginners ages 6 and up.

By following the very simple step-by-steps in this fun drawing book you can draw dolphins diving in the sea, knights guarding a castle, monster faces, buzzing bees, and lots, lots more.

Drawing Doodling and Coloring

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Your imagination will help you draw and doodle on every page.

An excellent book filled with doodling, drawing and coloring activities. On some of the pages you’ll find ideas for what to do, but you can do whatever you like.

Write and Draw Your Own Comics

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Never left fully alone with a scary blank page!

Write and Draw Your Own Comics is full of inspiring ideas for all kinds of different stories, with writing tips to help you on your way. for kids who want to tell stories, but gravitate toward pictures. It has a mix of partially-drawn comics and blank panels with intro comics as instructions – lots of space for kids to draw their own comics!

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