How to Draw a Bat?4 min read

Activities for Kids Nov 14, 2021
How to Draw a Bat



How to Draw a Bat?4 min read

While drawing or painting has been around for generations, it is now considered a pastime that can be enjoyed by both kids and adults. Its various benefits are well-known, such as boosting one’s mental and physical health. Art has numerous advantages that can help improve your quality of life and mental health.

Why should we include drawing in our lives?

It’s no secret that many people in the world are affected by stress and mental issues. Due to the fast-paced lifestyle changes that have affected many of us, it has been estimated that around half of the population is affected by mental stress.

Being able to escape the daily stress can help people maintain a healthy lifestyle. It is also beneficial for individuals with mental disorders to get involved in art galleries or other creative pursuits.

It is also important that people stay mentally alert and physically fit. Doing something exciting and fun could help relieve stress.

We all experience ups and downs in life. It is natural for us to feel down during certain times of our lives.

But, focusing on creativity can help lift our mood and make us feel productive.

Through a deeper understanding of ourselves, we can improve our control over our emotions. This can be achieved through self-reflection and creativity.

Through art, we can connect with like-minded individuals and cultivate a healthy social life.

By the time kids are two years old, they are already familiar with how to operate a Smartphone. This allows them to learn quickly and easily how to read and interpret visual information.

Visual arts are known to improve a person’s learning capabilities. For instance, a study revealed that students who studied visual arts had a higher rate of success in comparison to those who did not.

Let’s draw a Bat

What is a Bat?

Bats are the only mammals that can truly fly. They have adapted their forelimbs to allow them to move their bodies as wings. They are also capable of flying with their long spread-out digits.

Fun facts about bats

Aside from the polar regions and deserts, bats can also be found in almost every part of the Earth. They are about as big as a peanut and have wingspans of up to 6 feet.

Although hibernating bears and bats are known to hibernate, some bats can still survive cold seasons by moving to warmer regions.

White-nose syndrome is a devastating disease that has killed millions of bats.

White-nose syndrome is a serious threat to bats. It can cause them to die from starvation or even infect them with a deadly disease.

The Northern long-eared bat and the little brown bat have been decimated by the disease. It has killed 90% of the northern long-eared bat population.

Without bats, we wouldn’t have the beautiful nectarines of nectarines and the sweet fruits of bananas and avocados.

The lesser long-nosed bat is a great example of a bird that uses its tongue to hover at flowers.
Bats are known to eat thousands of insects each night. They carry their body weight in insects. This helps protect the crops from pests.

While flying squirrels can only glide for short periods, bats can fly for long distances. Their flexible skin membrane makes them agile and adaptable.

Unlike flying squirrels, bats can fly for long distances. Their flexible skin membranes extend between their long finger bones and turn their bodies to make them more aerodynamic.
Bats can reach speeds of over 100 miles per hour.

Materials needed to draw the bat

  • Drawing paper
  • Black Sharpie marker
  • Crayons
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Eraser

Guidelines to help Kids draw

Having a visual reference point is very helpful for anyone who is learning how to draw.
Following the step of this article, it has a grid of lines, which are in vertical and horizontal directions.

Steps to draw

  1. Let’s start with drawing the guidelines.
  2. Use a pencil and a ruler to draw it.
  3. Now let’s work on drawing the bat.
  4. We will start with drawing a branch for the bat to hang.
  5. Now we will work on drawing the bat!
  6. Let’s start with a center line and start one wing of the bat.
  7. Now finish the body with the other wing.
  8. Add a curve to finish the wing. Add the head and neck for the bat.
  9. Draw the outside shape of the ears.
  10. Finish the inside of the ears for the bat.
  11. Draw the ear details and feet.
  12. Draw eyes, nose and mouth.
  13. Let’s use the marker to draw the outline.
  14. Now start coloring.
  15. Color the body of the bat brown.
  16. Color the branch in green.
  17. Color the sky in sky blue.


While drawing and painting has been around for a long time, it is now considered a leisure activity that can be enjoyed by both children and adults. Its various benefits have been proven by experts. Learn to draw a bat with the help of this article and help your child develop essential skills for their growth.


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