How To Draw A Donkey: Easy Step-By-Step Guide For Kids

Most children love cartoons and often try to draw their favorite characters. Eeyore is an adorable donkey in the animated cartoon series Winnie The Pooh, a favorite among kids. Here, we bring you a fun tutorial on how to draw a donkey.

If your kids get super excited while watching Winnie the Pooh and are inspired by Eeyore’s words-“It never hurts to keep looking for sunshine.”, they might enjoy learning how to draw their favorite character.

For this activity, you would need

  • A drawing sheet
  • Pencils
  • Crayons (preferably child-safe)
  • Colored pencils
  • Watercolors

How to draw a donkey step by step?

Let us learn an easy donkey drawing:

Step 1: Doodle the head of the donkey. Draw a U shape structure, narrow at the bottom and slightly widened at the top. Refer to the illustration and draw the snout as detailed.

Step 2: Draw the body now, sketch a curvy line at the top and bottom, from the head.

Step 3: As shown in the illustration, draw the two legs of the donkey. Connect the upper body line to the hind leg and from the middle of the body, sketch the front leg. Now, carefully detail the knees and feet as illustrated in the pictorial.

Step 4: Draw the ears and some bushy hair on the donkey’s head and neck.


Step 5: Draw the remaining two legs and a curvy tail.

Step 6: Detail the ears, eyes, and mouth of the donkey, as illustrated in the image.

Step 7: Before you start coloring your cute donkey, check if you wish to make any changes.

Step 8: Bring your donkey to life by coloring in shades of grey, black, and pink. Color the mouth in pink, body in grey, and tail and hair in black.

Encourage your kids how to draw a donkey with these tips. Once they follow all the steps, it is simple and easy to draw a donkey perfectly. However, before beginning the tutorial, ensure you have all stationery items required. Then go ahead and fill the canvas with funky colors to brighten up the soon-to-be sketched donkey’s background. We hope your little one enjoys and has fun while putting different colors to use and is inspired to sketch something new.

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Harshita Makvana

Harshita is a graduate in commerce and holds a PG Diploma in Patent and Copyrights Law from NALSAR University. She has also pursued CA and has more than three years of internship experience in auditing. Her love for travelling has taken her to various parts of the world, and writing the travelogues was what brought out her love for content writing.... more