How To Draw a Kangaroo

In this drawing lesson we’ll show you how to draw a Kangaroo in 6 easy steps. This Free step by step lesson progressively builds upon each previous step until you get to the final rendering of the Kangaroo.

This is a simple lesson designed for beginners and kids with real easy to follow steps. Feel free to print this page and use as a drawing tutorial.

Here are some fun facts about the Kangaroo you might find interesting.

  1. The Kangaroo is a national symbol of Australia.
  2. Kangaroos are the only large animals to use hopping as a means of locomotion.
  3. The average life expectancy of a kangaroo is about 4–6 years.
  4. Different species of Kangaroos have different diets, although all are strict herbivores.
  5. To move at slow speeds, the Kangaroo uses its tail to form a tripod with its two forelimbs. It then raises its hind feet forward, in a form of locomotion called “crawl-walking.”

Step 1: Start by drawing the nose and head.

Step 2: Draw the ears and the start of the neck.

Step 3: Add the beginning of the body down to the tail.

Step 4: Finish the tail and add the center section of the body.

Step 5: Add the front arms and the rear legs.

Step 6: Finish the Kangaroo by adding the second arm and second rear leg, don’t forget the eye and you’re done drawing the Kangaroo!

Here’s an HD 7 minute video of how to draw a cool looking Kangaroo, the great thing about an HD video is you can fullscreen it to really see the details.