Drawing Activities for Kids

75 Creative Drawing Ideas for Kids to Foster Confidence & Creativity

More than 75 creative drawing ideas for kids, including inspiring drawing prompts, games, and tips for improving drawing skills and confidence!

Creative Drawing Ideas for Kids

Looking for creative drawing ideas for kids?

Picking up a crayon and making marks on paper is often the very first art activity for young children. Drawing requires very little in the way of materials (simply a sheet of paper and a drawing tool), is easy and engaging for all ages and levels of ability, and is usually mess free.

Drawing allows children to 

  • EXPRESS themselves
  • PROCESS their world
  • EXPERIMENT with ideas and techniques
  • MAKE ART anywhere
  • INTERACT with others
  • & develop FINE MOTOR SKILLS

Creative Drawing Ideas for Kids

Here are over 75 creative drawing ideas for kids! These ideas, activities, and posts include drawing games, creative drawing prompts, improving drawing skills, and ways for connecting through drawing.

Creative Drawing Ideas for Kids - Encouraging Creativity

Fostering Creativity and Confidence in Kids Drawing

Kids begin to draw full of confidence. Here are some ways to help them hold on to their creativity and confidence as they grow and develop.

Creative Drawing Ideas for Kids -Drawing Skills and Techniques

Drawing Skills and Techniques for Kids

Want to help your kids learn specific drawing skills and techniques such as observational drawing, perspective, or shading?

Creative Drawing Ideas for Kids - How to Draw Books

Using How to Draw Books for Kids

Books with step-by-step instructions on how to draw have their time and place, especially when used as a starting point for learning specific techniques.

Creative Drawing Ideas for Kids -Activity Sheets

Activity Sheets to Encourage Kids Drawing

Drawing activity sheets can be good for art invitations, quiet-time art, or for keeping kids engaged while traveling.

Creative Drawing Ideas for Kids -Drawing Prompts

Kids Drawing Prompts

Using drawing prompts can be more fun and encourage more creativity that starting with a blank page.

Creative Drawing Ideas for Kids -Drawing Games

Drawing Games for Kids

Drawing games are so much fun and a wonderful way to encourage creativity and connection.

Creative Drawing Ideas for Kids -Connecting Through Drawing

Connecting with Kids Through Drawing

Besides drawing games, here are some more great ways to connect with children through drawing.

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Drawing for kids is worth encouraging! Here are more than 75 creative drawing ideas for kids to encourage creativity, skills, and fine motor development. Includes inspiring drawing prompts, games, tips for improving drawing skills, and ways for connecting through drawing for the whole family! #kidsart #drawinglessons #creativity #artsandcrafts

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