How to Draw a Dump Truck?2 min read

Activities for Kids Oct 24, 2021



How to Draw a Dump Truck?2 min read

If your child is fascinated by the various kinds of vehicles then this art project is perfect for him. Knowing how to draw a few easy shapes is literally all your child needs to learn how to draw a dump truck!

What is a Dump Truck?

Dump trucks are huge vehicles that are basically used to transport very large volumes of materials like dirt, gravel, ores, or sand. There are different types of dump trucks that are used for various purposes.

Dump Truck Fun Facts

Some fun facts about dump trucks are

  • A dump truck is also known as a dumper truck or a tipper truck.
  • Dump trucks were introduced in the farms of western Europe in the late 19th century.
  • Before the creation of gasoline and diesel engines, dumping machines were actually attached to two-wheel carts that were horse-drawn.

What Materials are Required to Draw a Dump Truck?

You will need the following materials to draw a dump truck:

  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Drawing paper
  • Black marker
  • Crayons/color pencils

How Long will it take to Draw a Dump Truck?

It should take your child around an hour to draw a dump truck.

How to Draw a Dump Truck?

Drawing a dump truck is pretty easy. Before we get into the tutorial, we would encourage you to use guides. Guides help by providing a reference point for drawing. Make your own guide by either folding your drawing paper into half – horizontally and vertically or drawing dotted lines across your drawing paper these two ways.

Follow these steps to draw a colorful and cute dump truck:

Step 1: Start by drawing two circles for the wheels.
Step 2: Draw a rectangle around the front.
Step 3: Add a base to the back of the dump truck.
Step 4: Now draw the cab in front.
Step 5: Next, add a window and hubcaps.
Step 6: Now draw the back of your dump truck.
Step 7: Finish by drawing the front lights of the dump truck and the bumper. Additionally, fill your truck with dirt!
Step 8: Draw a road line that is bumpy.
Step 9: Outline your drawing and color it.

You can encourage your child to educate his friends about dump trucks and show them how it looks.


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