How to Draw a Simple Red Squirrel for Kids

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

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How to Draw a Red Squirrel For Kids - Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Begin your red squirrel with a circle for the head. Make the bottom of the circle a little more narrow to leave room for the chin.

Step 2: Add tall, squiggly ears. Draw eyes in the middle of the circle, and then a nose, whiskers, and mouth at the bottom of the head.

Step 3: Squirrels can stand on their back legs so draw curved lines for the body that point down. Leave spaces for the legs.

Step 4: Draw the front legs next to the squirrels head. Draw small circles for its front paws.

Step 5: Red Squirrels have strong back legs so they can climb and jump high into trees. Draw big circles for the legs and half-circles for paws that the squirrel is standing on.

Step 6: Next, draw a big, furry tail next to the back legs. The tail is important for the squirrel to use to scare away predators.

Step 7: You have now finished your red squirrel. If you want to color it, they are a reddish-brown color with white chests.

How to Draw a Red Squirrel for Kids - Step-by-Step Tutorial

How to Draw a Red Squirrel for Kids – Step-by-Step Tutorial