How to Draw a Simple Alligator for Kids

In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw an Alligator For Kids in 6 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.

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How to Draw an Alligator For Kids - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: For the head, draw the snout as a pointed "C" shape and connect it to the cranium, which you'll draw a 3/4 circle.

Step 2: Draw two curved lines for the body. For the tail, draw a straight line at the bottom and a curved line at the top. Connect them together in a point to form the tip of the tail.

Step 3: Draw the alligator's fangs as a squiggly line that bisects the snout.

Step 4: Draw the alligator's scaly, bumpy back as two zig-zag lines running from the base of the head to halfway down the tail.

Step 5: Draw the alligator's left legs as two mirrored L-shapes, its front right leg as a closed-off half circle, and its rear right leg as a curved line.

Step 6: Draw the eyes as two big ovals with small ovals on the inside. Shade the eyes but leave two small dots unshaded at the top right to show a reflection.

How to Draw an Alligator for Kids - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw an Alligator for Kids – Step-by-Step Tutorial