Gifts from Santa are always a favorite, now you can teach the kids how to draw Santa’s sleigh filled to the brim with gifts for all the children! This is a great art activity that is a perfect indoor winter activity for the kids to get them excited for the holiday season.
In this step-by-step drawing tutorial, we will draw Santa’s sleigh in a few minutes. Simple instructions make for easy drawings – and that is always a win! This is the perfect Christmas activity!
How to draw Santa’s Sleigh
Each of these Santa’s sleigh step instructions is simple to do! This is one of my favorite drawing guides – and I think you’ll love it, too.
Drawing the sleigh of Santa Claus isn’t hard, and it’s a great way to work on directions of drawing steps and paying attention to details.
I can’t wait to hear what everyone thinks about this easy step-by-step tutorial! It’s fun to do on Christmas eve to get excited about Santa coming that night.
What would this Santa’s sleigh step-by-step drawing be good for?
This Christmas sleigh drawing would be great for a Christmas card! The simple steps make it perfect for sending wishes for a Merry Christmas.
This is also a perfect concept to talk to the kids about what they picture being in the magic sled. Do they think about a sack of presents? Do they think that there are Christmas elves on the sleigh as well? Is there enough room for all the toys on Santa’s sled?
These are all great questions and conversations about this fun Christmas theme drawing idea! Combining creativity with conversations is a great way to connect over art during this time of year!
Make drawing fun with talking about Santa and his sleigh.
Step One: Draw the bottom of the sleigh
Make a line with a hook on the end, and then close it all the way around. It will look like a skinny candy cane laying on its side.
Step Two: Add the rails
On the bottom of the sled, draw two rails. These will be the connectors to Santa’s sleigh.
Step Three: Draw the back of the sleigh and the bottom of the sleigh
Make a line going down on the backside of the sleigh to connect the bottom with the rails, and then have it curling slightly upwards.
Step Four: Draw the top of the sleigh
Close the sleigh in and draw the top of the sleigh connecting the back to the front.
Step Five: Add the edges
Draw an edge on the back and the front of the sleigh.
Step Six: Add a present
Draw vertical lines and make a present. Draw a bow right on top of the present.
Step Seven: Add more presents
Draw varying sized presents on the sleigh.
Step Eight: Add bows
Put bows on top of all four of the presents.
Step Nine: Add one more present
Add the final present on top of the other four. Add a bow.
Step Ten: Color the Santa sleigh drawing
The last instruction in this step-by-step drawing guide is to color in all the images. Make the Christmas gifts different colors.
Get the printable directed drawing activity pack here
Be sure to have a pencil and eraser and any other drawing supplies on hand to get started. I love having the kids start on a sheet of paper and then having extras on hand as needed.
They can also branch out and add elves, a reindeer drawing, a toy sack, and anything else that they think needs to be in Santa’s sleigh!
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