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Cute Easy Doodles to Draw

Are you ready to draw some of the cutest doodles you’ve ever seen? 

I’ve compiled over 100 of our favorite step-by-step bullet journal doodles for you to use in your bullet journals, art journals or anywhere really. These doodles are suitable for children and adults! 

A common misconception when it comes to drawing is that you need to have a ridiculous amount of artistic talent to create decent results. However, that simply isn’t required when doodling. 

With practice, anyone can learn how to draw these cute doodles below, especially since each one is broken down into simple steps.

The art form of doodling was once regarded as a waste of time but recent studies have shown that doodling has a purpose and several benefits including, reducing stress, strengthening memory capacity and improving our ability to focus. To learn more about the amazing benefits of doodling, check out these blog posts:

  1. Doodle Art – Easy Doodling (Mindfulness Activities for Kids)
  2. Easy Doodles – Cute and Easy Doodles to Draw (500+ Doodles)
Plant Doodle

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What Materials Do I Need for Doodling?

You can create beautiful doodles with just a pencil and a piece of paper. However, if you’d like to take your bullet journals and sketchbooks to another level, the following materials will help you create spectacular doodles. Here are a few supplies that we love!

Bullet Journal

This awesome journal is available with dotted pages, blank pages, ruled or squared pages. It’s also available in hardcover in a variety of beautiful colors.

Posca Fine Sparkling Pens

These Posca Fine Sparkling Pens are perfect for giving your doodles a bit of flare. They instantly brighten your journals!

White Gelly Roll Pens

 We love these White Gelly Roll Pens because of their brightness! These are great for adding tiny highlights and details to your easy doodles.

Gelly Roll Moonlight Pens

These Gelly Roll Moonlight Pens have great color density, smooth flowing ink and comes in vibrant colors.

Micron pens

This pack of Micron Pens includes several sizes, which make them perfect for coloring larger sections or adding tiny details to your doodles.

Prismacolor Pencil crayons

This Prismacolor Pencil Crayon pack has beautiful smooth colors, perfect for blending.

Ultra Fine Tip Sharpie Markers

We love the wide array of colors that comes in this Ultra Fine Tip Sharpie Markers pack.

Washi Tape

The uses for washi tape are endless! We like to use them around our doodle frames or to personalize our journals.

Stencils

We love these stencils! They are great for adding details like ribbons, banners etc. They’re also perfect if you’re short on time!

8 Ways to Enhance Your Doodles

mashaplans.com has some really great tips for enhancing your doodles. I’ve written the steps below and included a picture demonstrating each tip.

  1. Use a thick outline to add variety.
  2. Add expression to make them have more character.
  3. Use a light gray pen to add shadows.
  4. Use tiny dots or stippling to add dimension.
  5. Use lines and dots to add more interest and highlight the borders.
  6. Use embellishments to add more fun and character
  7. Use one color (or fill out part in black to add contrast).
  8. Use lines to color the shadows.
How to Uplevel Your doodles

Photo Credit: mashaplans.com

Check out this blog post to learn about our top 5 doodling tips!

Cute Doodles to Draw - Step by Step

There are over 100+ doodles to draw below, so I’ve divided the doodle tutorials into 7 different sections: flowers, animals, seasons, plants, ocean doodles, food and design elements. These doodles are perfect to draw when you’re bored, when you’re working in your art or bullet journals, or when you need a few mindful minutes. Happy doodling!

Doodle Flowers

How to Draw a Doodle Rose

How to draw a doodle rose

Photo Credit: @bujo_by_bee 

Photo Credit: My.life.in.a.bullet 

How to Draw a Doodle Daisy

How to draw a daisy

Photo Credit: @amizaomar

How to draw a daisy

Photo Credit: @bujoandcookies

How to Draw a Doodle Peony

How to Doodle a peony

Photo Credit: @thebujophase

How to Doodle a Variety of Flowers

How to doodle a variety of flower

Photo Credit: @thebujophase

How to Doodle Cherry Blossoms

how to doodle a cherry blossom

Photo Credit: @lianastudiess

How to Doodle a Tulip

How to doodle a tulip

Doodle Animals

How to Draw a hummingbird

Photo Credit: @planwithady

How to Draw a Turtle

How to draw a turtle

Photo Credit: @julia.pezowicz

How to Doodle a Cow

How to Draw a Cow

Photo Credit: @junefolio

How to Draw a Koi Fish

How to Draw a koi Fish

Photo Credit: @izstudying

How to Draw a Corgi

How to Draw a Corgi

Photo Credit: @qutedoodles

How to Draw a Hedge Hog

How to draw a hedge hog

Photo Credit: @mellinflououstudy

How to Draw Cute Forest Animals

How to Draw Cute Forest Animals

How to Draw Cute Baby Animals

How to draw cute baby animals

How to Draw a Pig

How to Draw a Pig

Photo Credit: _doodle_me_this_

How to Draw Cute Bugs

How to Draw Cute Bugs

Photo Credit: siderallife.com

For more adorable animal doodles, check out our step by step drawing guide below.

Doodles step by step 1

How to Draw Seasonal Doodles

How to Draw Fall Leaves

How to Draw Fall Leaves

Photo Credit: @planwithady

How to Draw Fall Doodles

Step by step fall doodles

Photo Credit: @miras.journal

How to Draw Summer Doodles

How to draw summer doodles

Photo Credit: Thepetiteplanner.com

How to Draw Sun and Sand Doodles

How to draw Sun and Sand Doodles

Photo Credit: @blackandwhitebullet

How to Doodle Spring Rainclouds

How to Draw Spring Rain Clouds

Photo Credit: @splendidscribbles

How to Draw Spring Doodles

How to Draw Spring Doodles

Photo Credit: @nicolegracestudies

How to Draw Snowflakes

How to Draw Snowflakes

Photo Credit: _doodle_me_this_

How to Draw a Snowman

How to Draw a Snowman

Photo Credit: emilydrawing.com

How to Doodle Plants

How to Draw a House Plant

How to Draw a House Plant

Photo Credit: @splendidscribbles

How to Draw a Cactus 4 Ways

How to Doodle a Cactus

Photo Credit: @bujoandmore

How to Draw Plant Doodles

How to draw house plants

Photo Credit: @study___cloud

How to Doodle Dandelion Puffs

Photo Credit: @cynthiabujo

How to Draw Ocean Doodles

How to Draw a Crab

How to Draw a Crab

Photo Credit: @julia.pezowicz

How to Doodle Seashells

How to Doodle Seashells

Photo Credit: @bujoandcookies

How to Draw Cute Ocean Doodles

How to draw cute ocean doodles

Photo Credit: @nicolejosephine

How to Draw Cute Fish Doodles

Cute Fish Doodles

Photo Credit: @nicolegracestudies

How to Draw Food Doodles

How to Draw Fruit

How to Draw Fruit

Photo Credit: @nicolegracestudies

How to Draw an Apple

Photo Credit: lightlysketched.com

How to Doodle Sushi

How to Draw Sushi

Photo Credit: @eliana.journals

How to Doodle a Cupcake

How to doodle a cupcake

Photo Credit: @bujoandcookies

How to Draw Baked Goods

How to Draw Baked Goods

Photo Credit: @mashaplans

How to Draw Desserts and Drinks

Photo Credit: @stephanymariebujo

How to Draw Ice Cream and Popsicles

How to Draw Ice Cream and Popsicles

Photo Credit: @gigis_journal

How to Draw a Pumpkin

How to Draw a Pumpkin

Photo Credit: lightlysketched.com

How to Draw Fast Food

Photo Credit: thesmartwanderer.com

How to Draw a Lemon

How to draw a lemon

Photo Credit: @seed_successful_you

How to Draw a Summer Drink

How to Draw a summer drink

Photo Credit: _doodle_me_this_

How to Draw Warm Winter Drinks

How to draw warm winter drinks

Photo Credit: @seedsuccessfulyou

Design Elements

How to Draw Accents

Doodle notes and Bullet journals

Photo Credit: Planinitasarla

How to Draw Notebooks and Journals

How to draw journals and notebooks

Photo Credit: @nicolegracestudies

How to Draw Banners

How to Draw Banners

Photo Credit: @miss.meissa

How to Draw a banner

Photo Credit: @nicolegracestudies

How to Draw Lightbulbs

How to Draw Lightbulbs

Photo Credit: @lafondari

Final Thoughts

We hope you love drawing these cute doodles! If you’re interested in more doodle art or drawing tutorials, check out these other blog posts:

  1. Doodle Art – Easy Doodling
  2. Zentangles for Beginners
  3. How to Draw an Apple – A mindful Art Activity
  4. How to Draw a Pumpkin Easy

If you’re looking for more activities designed to encourage mindfulness and spark creativity, check out my printable resources below or visit my shop!

If you try these doodles with your kids or students, please let me know! I’d love to add your creations to our gallery, so upload your photos or send them directly to me at: [email protected] Thank you!

Don’t forget to download our free 15 page Mindfulness coloring book to help add a few mindful moments to your child’s day. Just click here or the image below!

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