How to Draw a Bat

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In this really easy drawing tutorial, I will show you how to draw a bat for kids and beginners.

How to draw a bat for kids
How to draw a bat step by step

This tutorial on how to draw a bat will be useful for depicting this interesting animal and creating decorations for Halloween. For example, you can draw a bat on paper, cut it out, stick it on the wall or hang it on a string.

As mentioned above, this bat drawing tutorial is very simple. Traditionally, I used really light lines and simple geometric shapes.

In the process of drawing a bat, a young artist will be able to learn how to create proportional images. That is, depicting the left and right wings, the artist should try to ensure that they are the same size.


  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Eraser
  • Coloring supplies

Time needed: 20 minutes.

How to Draw a Bat

  1. Draw the torso of the bat.

    Here, this part of the bat’s body looks like a simple circle.
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  2. Draw the head.

    The bat’s head can look like a circle or an oval.
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  3. Draw the ears.

    The ears look like two elongated triangles with rounded tops.
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  4. Draw the wings.

    You have to be especially careful here. The wings must be the same size.
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  5. Draw the legs.

    First depict the legs using long lines, then the toes using short lines.
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  6. Depict the eyes.

    You can give the bat’s eyes a round or oval shape.
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  7. Add the facial details.

    Draw the mouth first, then the fangs. After that add lines to the ears.
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  8. Detail the wings.

    Add two lines for each wing. These lines are in fact the fingers of the bat.
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  9. Color the Bat.

    First, erase all the construction lines, then color the artwork.
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So, the lesson of drawing a bat is completed. Don’t forget to download the PDF version of this guide. In addition to the instruction itself, you will find a coloring page, tracing worksheet, and grid drawing worksheet.

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