How to Draw a Bee

Bzzzz! Spring is here, and that means lots and lots of fun spring activities! Today we have a how to draw a bee tutorial, perfect for kids in kindergarten and older.

Celebrate the arrival of Spring by downloading our three-page bee drawing tutorial that you can print and give to your little ones to use as a guide.

Keep scrolling to learn the easy steps to drawing a cartoon bee!

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Let’s draw a bee!

Easy Steps To Draw a Cute Bee

Make the most out of this printable tutorial by helping your little ones express themselves: learning how to draw a bee is a healthy way of expressing their emotions while enhancing their motor skills, such as coordination and fine motor skills. Drawing really plays a big part in kids’ development!

Our bee sketch tutorial is so easy to follow that any kid can become a true artist in a matter of minutes, all while having fun!

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Let kids (or adults!) follow the simple steps to drawing a bee…

Let’s draw a cartoon bee

When you download & print the bee drawing tutorial, you will find the following steps which are much easier to follow when looking at the pictures!:

How to Draw a bee- kids activities blog- step 1 - text: Let's start! First, draw an oval.
Let’s start! First, draw an oval.

Step 1

First, let’s draw an oval.

How to Draw a bee- kids activities blog- step 2- text: Add a tilted oval on each side of the first one.
Add a tilted oval on each side of the first one.

Step 2


Add a tilted oval on each side of the first oval.

How to Draw a bee- kids activities blog- step 3- text: Add another oval on each side tilted on the opposite direction.
Add another oval on each side tilted on the opposite direction.

Step 3


Add another oval on each side tilted in the opposite direction. These are your bee’s wings!

How to Draw a bee- kids activities blog- step - text:
Draw curved lines on the main oval.

Step 4


Let’s draw the body! Draw curved lines on the main oval.

How to Draw a bee- kids activities blog- step 4 - text: Draw a triangle pointing down coming down from the oval.
Draw a triangle pointing down coming down from the oval.

Step 5


Draw a triangle pointing down coming from the oval.

How to Draw a bee- kids activities blog- step 5- text: Draw legs and feet.
Draw legs and feet.

Step 6


Draw legs and feet – so cute!

How to Draw a bee- kids activities blog- step 6- text: Use circles and curved lines to make arms, hands, and antennas.
Use circles and curved lines to make arms, hands, and antennas.

Step 7


Use circles and curved lines to make arms, hands, and antennas.

How to Draw a bee- kids activities blog- step 8 - text: Great! Let's add some details. Draw little ovals for the eyes, and cheeks, and an arched line to make the smile.
Great! Let’s add some details. Draw little ovals for the eyes, and cheeks, and an arched line to make the smile.

Step 8


Great! Let’s add some details. Draw little ovals for the eyes and cheeks, and an arched line to make your bee smile.

How to Draw a bee- kids activities blog- step 9- text: Wow! Amazing job. You can get creative and add different details.
Wow! Amazing job. You can get creative and add different details.

Step 9


Hooray! Your super cute bee drawing is all done!

Well done, that bee looks fantastic! You can draw as many as you want and have a cute bee family.

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Let this cute flower show you how to draw a bee in easy steps!

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How did your bee drawing turn out?

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