How to Draw a Celtic Knot




This Celtic knot art lesson for kids teaches how to draw 3 Celtic knot designs. Use symmetry and grid drawing to make a Celtic knot drawing. Learn about the Celtic culture and where the Celtic knot originated with the Celtic Culture presentation. Use my differentiated learning approach to help students master this drawing lesson with warm-up and practice lessons.


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Your students will:

  • Learn about the Celtic culture.
  • Do some warm-up exercises to build confidence (and allow you to pre-assess).
  • Use symmetry and a grid to finish the knot drawing.
  • Use the grid method to enlarge a Celtic knot.
  • Fill out a label and rubric.


  • Social studies – Celtic culture
  • Math – symmetry
  • Math – use of a ruler

What You Get

  • Celtic Culture Presentation – 10 pages
  • Teacher Instructions – 6 pages
  • Knot Warm-Ups – 4 pages
  • Symmetry Grid Drawing – 3 pages
  • Enlarged Grid Drawing – 4 pages
  • Grid Paper – 4 pages
  • Labels and Rubrics – 3 pages

>>>>> A total of 43 pages!


If you’d like to make Zentangled Celtic Knot Letters, check out my Zentangled Celtic Knot Letters lesson.


This drawing set is part of a series of drawing lessons designed to teach beginning drawing skills using a Medieval or fairytale theme.  You can get all the lessons in a Medieval Drawing Bundle to save money or see them separately using the links below.


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