How to Draw a Crocodile for Kids
Let’s learn how to draw and color a Crocodile. This is a fun and easy peasy, step-by-step tutorial for kids to learn how to draw and color. Kids will also learn facts about crocodiles at the end of the drawing tutorial.
To make it easier, you can print our guide for use during the drawing process.
1. Pencil or marker
3. Colouring supplies
Let’s get drawing!
Let’s draw the crocodile’s head.
Step 1: First draw two eye curves, long open mouth, and neck outline of the head as shown below.
Step 2: Draw two circles with black inner circles colored black as eyes, along the eyes curves.
Step 3: Draw sharp teeth like spikes inside the open mouth.
Step 4: Draw the flared nostrils above the mouth area.
Let’s draw the crocodile’s body and legs.
Step 5: Draw two curves from the neck area to the tail to outline the lower body of the crocodile, and the tail, leaving out spaces for the legs. Draw line joining the curves at intervals.
Step 6: Draw the two front legs and two back legs of the crocodile with claws.
Step 7: Draw a curve above the legs and the lower curves to the tail. Draw spikes on this curve.
Step 8: Draw a fourth curve above the third curve to the tail. Draw spikes on this curve also.
Step 9: Draw the the final upper curve above the rest of the curves separating the tail from the rest of the body.
Step 10: Draw small arcs at the space between the head and the body as the ear of the crocodile.
Let’s color the crocodile
Step 11: Use a dark green color to paint the head, body, legs, and tail, leaving out the eyes, teeth, tongue, body spikes, claws, and the lower body of the crocodile.
Step 12: Use light jungle green color to paint the lower body of the crocodile.
Step 13: Use pink color to paint the tongue of the crocodile.
Step 14: Use black color to paint the spikes on the crocodile’s body and the claws.
Finally, we have a Crocodile drawing!
Facts about crocodiles.
1) Crocodiles are semiaquatic reptiles.
2) Crocodiles are fast over short distances.
3) Crocodiles have sharp teeth.
4) The physical characteristics of crocodiles make them good predators.
5) Crocodiles have the strongest bite of any animal in the world.
Have you ever seen a real crocodile? If yes, describe how it looked to your family and friends.
As they say, practice makes perfect, so keep practicing to perfect your drawing.
Remember to share your sketch with your family and friends.