Drawing is one of my favorite things to teach. I love teaching students that they CAN learn to draw! Here are some helpful drawing tips for beginner drawers.
1 – Break Drawings into Simple Shapes
I was surprised how much my 5th graders loved drawing Squishy the Dragon. Here is a set of drawing pages that feature Squishy the Dragon and Friends. He is really easy to draw and students dressed him up using different themes such as “Punk Squishy”. All of the pages break things down into very simple shapes. This leads to the next tip:
2 – Encourage Students to Express Themselves
3 – Make Mistakes Count
4 – Find Fun Drawing Ideas
5 – Give Positive Comments
Find more fun drawing pages on Expressive Monkey’s Website.
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