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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Printable How To Draw A Dragonfly Worksheet

This free printable how to draw worksheet will help give the young artist confidence in drawing a dragonfly.  It can be used in the classroom as a lesson or given out as an extra activity.

Teachers, Homeschool families, and parents will be able to use this in many ways.
  • You can use it as part of an after school art club.
  • You can use it as an extra activity to fill in the time.
  • You can use it as part of a homeschool program.
  • You can use it as an art lesson handout.
  • You can use it as a take-home project.
  • You can use it ase a stand-alone lesson. 
  • You can print this and give it out at a child's theme party.
  • You can use it as a lesson filler or part of a sub's art lesson plans.
  • You can use it as a take home activity.
FIRST, A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT.  Learning to draw takes time and practice.  Do not get discouraged if your drawings do not turn out perfect.  Keep on drawing and soon you will be making beautiful pictures. Come back often and try another one of my projects.

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To print the worksheet below just highlight it and send it to your printer or save to your device to print later.  Some printers work better if you save it to your desktop and print from there.  If you have problems see the how to print tab above or try one of the links below

If you like this project you might also like hot to draw a Honey Bee.

How to draw a dragonfly printable worksheet

CLICK HERE for a photo file that may work with some printers.
 CLICK HERE. for a file in universal portable format.


Start by drawing lightly so you can erase later.  Draw a vertical guideline up and down for the body. on the line in the top half draw a skinny oval. The head is an oval going sideways.  The wings go outward, like a flattened "X." Draw guidelines first.  The wings together are wider than the body is long; if you measure the body it would be shorter than the wings.

The wings are shaped line long narrow ovals that overlap the "X" shaped lines. The top lines of the wings curve slightly and gracefully with a double curve.

The bottom of the wings has sweeping curves.

The head has two circle shapes like eyes. and a little round part for the mouth.

The long skinny part has eight sections.

The wings have lines going inside.
There are four dots on the back.
There are lines going down the back.
There are four legs in the top part. It looks like they come out near the neck.
There are two long legs but sometimes you don not see them so we didn't draw them in.

Color the dragonfly with lots of blues and greens.

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