How To Draw a Chicken

If your kid loves farm animals, they’re going to love our new, fun how to draw a chicken tutorial! Yay!

Our chicken drawing tutorial includes three printable pages with detailed steps and images on how to draw a cartoon chicken.

We recommend downloading and printing these pages so you and your little ones can use them as a visual guide. Let’s get started!

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Let’s draw a chicken!

How to draw a chicken step by step

Drawing has so many benefits! 

Besides being a fun screen-free activity, learning how to draw a chicken is a creative, and colorful art experience for kids of all ages that helps them develop their creativity and imagination. Grab a pencil or erasable pen, and don’t forget lots of paper for practicing!

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

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Let kids (or adults!) follow the simple steps to drawing a chicken… it is easier than you can imagine!

How to draw a chicken easy steps

You don’t need any special or expensive tools to draw a chicken. A simple piece of paper and a regular pencil will do the work just fine!

Learn how to draw a chicken by printing our step by step tutorial and follow these simple instructions:

Step 1: Let’s draw a cute chicken! First, draw an oval.

Step 2: Add a drop shape below the oval.

Step 3: Draw two arched lines and erase extra lines – these will be the wings.

Step 4: Draw three ovals. Notice they’re tilted. This will be our chicken’s crest!

Step 5: Add a triangle to the crest and erase extra line. Your chicken drawing is almost done.

Step 6: Draw a set of three ovals on each side for the claws – notice how the middle ovals are smaller.

Step 7: Add a curved triangle for the beak – so cute.

Step 8: Great! Let’s add some details! Draw circles for the eyes, ovals for the cheeks, drop shapes coming down the beak for the wattle, and wavy lines on the body to make the effect of feathers.

Step 9: Amazing job! This is the most important step: Congratulate yourself for drawing a chicken!

Your chicken is done! Yay! Now it’s time to color it and maybe draw more cute chickens.

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Download & print our chicken drawing tutorial by clicking on the button below!

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How did your chicken drawing turn out?

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