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Uploaded: May 24, 2011
Artist: Dawn
Difficulty: Novice  Novice Skill Level
Steps: 6
Updated: May 24, 2011
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Here something simple for all you animal lovers that are still struggling to sketch out your favorite wild kingdom species. I said I was going to fill a request on "how to draw a snake for kids", step by step so here it is. This is a very simple snake concept that can be drawn in a matter of minutes. The tutorial is pretty basic and the steps are wicked easy to follow and understand. Sometimes drawing snakes isn’t all that easy because of their long coiling bodies and their highly detailed faces. The scales on a snake alone are like drawing scales on a dragon. Both species of animal fall in the reptile category, but a snake is a whole lot simpler to draw. Anyways there isn’t too much to say for this description except I think artists of all skill levels will like this tutorial on "how to draw a snake for kids". You can color in your snake any shade you like, and you can even draw more than one as well. The best part about this lesson is how darn easy its going to be. Well that’s it folks have an awesome drawing day, and be sure to try out something else when you are done with this tutorial. Peace people and have fun!

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How to Draw a Snake for Kids

how to draw a snake for kids step 1

STEP 1.

Begin by making a small or medium sized circle for the snakes head like so, and then draw out a guideline for the slithering body.
 
how to draw a snake for kids step 2

STEP 2.

Here all you have to do is draw out the structure or shape of the snakes head like so and don't forget to add the lump for the side of the snakes cheek.
 
how to draw a snake for kids step 3

STEP 3.

Draw in one snake eye which is very easy, and then make the slits for the nose holes and a draw a bold lining for the tongue and be sure to add that fork split at the tip.
 
how to draw a snake for kids step 4

STEP 4.

Now you can start drawing out the very hearty body of the snake starting at the top of the head, and work your way down to the mid section of the body. Connect the two lines half way by drawing out the other side of the snakes body starting under the jaw.
 
how to draw a snake for kids step 5

STEP 5.

Finish drawing out the body by tapering off to form a tail. Erase the one shape you drew for the head and the middle guideline that is visible inside of the body.
 
how to draw a snake for kids step 6

STEP 6.

Here you have the finished drawing on how to draw a snake for kids. Enjoy guys and great work. Don't forget to color it in to your liking.