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Easy to Draw Cow for Kids

How about another fun animal drawing activity for little children? My easy to draw cow for kids will help all ages draw their own farm animal! Perfect for animal themed learning weeks in school or Cow Appreciation Day in July! 

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How to Draw a Cow Easily

Cows are one of the most common farm animals, and most kids are fascinated about them. They love learning about how they provide us with cow’s milk and how they feed their young calves. 

In May and June during school term, many kids are encouraged to learn how to draw their favorite farm animal. Quite often little children are searching for an easy to draw cow and this is what inspired this latest farm animal drawing!

At first glance it may seem difficult to draw an easy cow but in actual fact it is much simpler than you think when you break it down into different steps. 

Supplies needed for cow drawing easy

  1. Sketch book. 
  2. Pencils (HB,2B). 
  3. Eraser. 
  4. Ruler. 
  5. Color pencils or crayons.

Easy Cow Drawing Step by Step

I have made this how to draw cow tutorial as simple as possible. Younger kids can follow the picture instructions whereas older children may be able to go solely with the written instructions.

Steps 1-2-3: 

Draw a rectangular shape according to the size you want for your cow’s head to be. 

Draw an oval shape from the mid-part of the rectangular shape.

Erase the rectangles line from the middle part of the oval shape. 

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Steps 4-5-6:

Draw two triangular shaped ears on the two corners of the rectangle. 

Then, draw two more triangle shapes on the top corners of the rectangle. 

Draw two circular nostrils on the crow, and also draw two circular eyes 

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Steps 7-8-9-10-11:

Draw an extended round edged rectangular shape on the right or left (depends on you) side of the cow’s head.

Draw two vertical rectangular shaped legs on the bottom. 

Draw the hind legs behind the front legs. 

Draw a tail at the end of the rectangular shape. 

Draw dear drop switch at the end of the tail. 

easy to draw cow for kids

Steps 12-13-14:

Draw the hooves using wavy lines on the bottom of the legs. 

Use random wavy pattern to draw cow patterns on the cow’s body. 

Use a thin black gel pen to draw over the outline and erase the pencil outlines. 

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Steps 15-16-17:

Use a black Sharpie to fill in the hooves, switch and horns. 

Use a light pink colour to color the cow’s mouth. 

Use a brown Sharpie to fill in the cow’s spots.

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What to do with your completed Easy Cow Drawings

If you do this in class have some fun with your cows! Display them as a collage on the wall. Who’s is best? Who completed theirs first? Will you give your cow a name? Why not add some more details to your cow picture? You could add a green field or if you are really artistic a tractor?

Printable Cow Drawing Easy Instructions

Print these off for use at a later stage. I do have to tell you that the drawing images are not included in the printable instructions; here you just get text. 

how to draw a cow for kids

Easy to Draw Cow for Kids

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This easy to draw cow for kids will help all ages draw their own farm animal! Perfect for animal themed learning weeks in school or Cow Appreciation Day in July! 

Materials

  • Sketch book.
  • Pencils (HB,2B).
  • Eraser.
  • Ruler.
  • Color pencils or crayons.

Instructions

Steps 1-2-3: 

Draw a rectangular shape according to the size you want for your cow's head to be. 

Draw an oval shape from the mid-part of the rectangular shape.

Erase the rectangles line from the middle part of the oval shape. .

Steps 4-5-6:

Draw two triangular shaped ears on the two corners of the rectangle. 

Then, draw two more triangle shapes on the top corners of the rectangle. 

Draw two circular nostrils on the crow, and also draw two circular eyes 

Steps 7-8-9-10-11:

Draw an extended round edged rectangular shape on the right or left (depends on you) side of the cow's head.

Draw two vertical rectangular shaped legs on the bottom. 

Draw the hind legs behind the front legs. 

Draw a tail at the end of the rectangular shape. 

Draw dear drop switch at the end of the tail. 

Steps 12-13-14:

Draw the hooves using wavey lines on the bottom of the legs. 

Use random wavey pattern to draw cow patterns on the cow's body. 

Use a thin black gel pen to draw over the outline and erase the pencil outlines. 

Steps 15-16-17:

Use a black Sharpie to fill in the hooves, switch and horns. 

Use a light pink colour to color the cow's mouth. 

Use a brown Sharpie to fill in the cow's spots.

What other farm animal drawing ideas would you like to see here? How about a lamb, pig, sheep or chick? Let me know in the comments please. 

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