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How to Draw a Ship

Learn how to draw a ship with this easy step by step tutorial. You can use it year round or save it for a special Mayflower project in the fall.


  • Draw a Ship PDF Tutorial (see above)
  • Drawing paper
  • Black marker
  • Crayons


Time needed: 45 minutes.

How to Draw a Ship

  1. Draw the water line.

  2. Start the bottom of the ship.

  3. Add an extra layer to the right side.

  4. Draw the mast poles.

  5. Add the yard poles.

  6. Draw the attached sails.

  7. Add the connecting ropes and flags.

  8. Finish with the windows.

  9. Trace with marker and color.

Mayflower Ship Drawing

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