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Learn to draw an elephant

We love learning to draw new things. You can learn to draw animals by following our tutorial, it’s an easy and fun activity to do whatever your ability. By drawing the outline of your hand, we can create lots of animals like an elephant in the jungle.

Activity created for Maped Helix by  Allo Maman Dodo

You will need

  • checkWhite paper
  • checkFelt tip pens
  • checkPencils
  • checkColouring pencils


Step 1

Gather your materials.

Step 2

Place your closed left hand with the thumb sticking out on your white sheet of paper and trace the outline with a marker.

Step 3

You have the outline of your elephant. Can you see it?

Step 4

Draw a tail, ears, eyes, mouth and legs for your elephant.

Step 5

Draw the jungle around your elephant with felt tip pens.

Step 6

Colour in with your felt tip pens or colouring pencils. Your elephant is complete!

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