167 WEIRD drawing IDEAS Students Love!


Welcome to the best drawing idea list on the planet!  Here are some drawing prompts that will get kids excited about art!  These are classroom tested and GUARANTEED to SIZZLE your socks!  If you are looking for cool sketch book ideas, check out this list.    

These are great transition activities for teachers, but WATCH OUT!  Students won't want to stop using these drawing ideas.

If your creativity needs a workout!  Try these UNCOMMON drawing ideas that will KICK your CREATIVITY in the SHIN!  

Every genius doodled.  Try drawing these ideas and you'll discover a whole new world of creative ideas!  This list is filled with sketch book ideas that will also work as creative writing prompts.

Draw FrankenPICKLE.  Draw the mad scientist who created him.  Draw the laboratory where he was created.  Include five huge bubblling tubes in the laboratory.  The mad scientist needs an assistant pushing and pulling levers.  Add a window that shows there is is a lighting storm outside.  Make stone walls!

Draw a jelly doughnut fighting an onion bagel on top of a building. The building should have three windows and a sign on it.

Draw a creature in a jar.  Draw the jar on a table.  Draw something strange eating dinner at the table.  The something strange should have a bib.  Draw a mashed potato volcano on the table.


 Draw a giant hand.  The hand should be picking up a car.  In the car draw a bunch of cows screaming or mooing.  You decide.  Add three other animals to the picture.

4.  Draw a giraffe taking a bubble bath.  Draw the bath tub in the middle of the ocean.  Draw sharks surrounding the bath tub.  Draw three other things swimming in the water.


Draw a bicycle sneezing.


Design a cereal box for  Sludgiee-Os. Include a drawing of the cereal, an ad for a free toy, and a happy child eating the cereal.


Draw a carrot wearing a tuxedo.


Draw your name in Jell-o! 

Draw mutant cheeseburgers attacking your house.


Draw the creature that lives inside your refrigerator.  Draw the creature having a party.


Draw a person with an octopus on his head.  Draw the octopus with a top hat.  Draw a fish in a bowl on top of the top hat.


Draw hairy creature feet.  Draw the feet on the bottom of your paper and draw the legs stretching off the top of your paper.  Draw only the feet.  Draw thousands of hairs covering the legs.  Have fun drawing each hair.  Draw them with energy! After you draw them.  Go over them again with more hairs.  Imagine each hair is the most important part of your drawing.


Draw a field of angry flowers.  Draw happy clouds making faces at the angry flowers.


Draw a monster looking at his reflection in a mirror.


Draw a kid.  Behind the kid, draw a yellow monster with his arms stretched into the air.  Behind that monster, draw a blue monster with his arms stretched into the air.  Behind that monster, draw a green monster with its arm stretching into the air.  Behind that monster, draw a brown monster.  Try to draw five more monsters.


Draw two ducks playing chicken.  Draw the chicken on the right riding a unicycle, draw the chicken on the left riding a bicycle.


Draw two chickens ducking.

Draw cows and goats playing Duck, Duck, Goose!


Draw a picture with this title: Aliens on the Farm!


Draw vines dangling from the top of your paper.  Draw 100 vines.  Spend time adding patterns to each vine.   Put some vines behind other vines.  Don't draw the vines perfectly straight.  Don' t draw smooth lines.  

Draw a portrait of the Invisible family eating dinner.  


Draw a picture of a farm, but you aren't allowed to use any curved lines.  Curved lines are for wimps. 


Draw a family of monster hanging in your closet.

Draw a Flexamagoogin.  You know exactly what it looks like, stop worrying.

Draw an alien with three heads, one foot, six arms and a six mouths.  Put a fancy shoe on the alien and a funny T-shirt.

Draw an mutant cheeseburger attacking a city.

Draw a picture with nothing but strait lines.

Draw a snake, a rope, a worm, and a garden hose.


drawing ideas

Draw someone or something climbing a giant stack of pancakes?  

Draw a new animal that is a combination of five other animals.  Your animal has to have a tail.  The tail should be holding something.

Draw a pencil talking to a student who is sitting at his desk in school.

Draw a puddle with a monster crawling out of it.  

 Draw a picture with the title, "Sharks in the Tub!"

Draw dripping.  

A close up of a mouth.  Draw a creature living in one of the teeth.

Draw a portrait of the Gross Family.

Draw a portrait of the Angry Family.

Draw two aliens fishing in a rowboat on a lake.  Draw the bigger alien saying something to the smaller alien.  Make sure they are wearing fishing vests and hats.  

Draw a wrinkly old person staring at a newborn baby.  

Draw YOU getting up in the morning.  Put your bed someplace strange.  Call the picture: Getting UP on the WRONG SIDE of the BED.  



Draw a portrait of the Weird Family.

Draw a portrait of your family but turn everyone into the vegetable that he/she most resembles.

 Draw two creatures playing a game against each other.  One of the creatures should have seven eyes.  The other creature doesn't have any eyes.

Make a cartoon drawing of a hand.  Have the thumb in your picture saying something to the other fingers.  Draw the pinky saying something back to the thumb.

Draw the monster that lives under your bed, but don't show his face.  Draw scales.  

Draw cupcake mountains.

Draw a very tiny island that is in the middle of the ocean.  Put something on the island that doesn't belong there.  Draw a thought bubble over the things head.  Put a thought in the thought bubble.

Pretend it is your job to design the ultimate Ice Cream Truck.  Draw what it would look like.

Draw an alien in a bedroom pretending to be a lamp.  

Draw a picture of a homework machine.  Show how it works by drawing the insides of it.  



Draw a bottle of Ketchup who just missed the school bus and is trying to get the bus drivers attention as it is running after the bus.

Draw a picture of a monster ZOO!  Draw and label signs that show how to get to all the monsters.  Draw a concession stand.    

Draw an Unamusement Park.

Draw a battle between vegetables and candy.  Draw all their weapons and vehicles.

Draw a table with a bowl of strange soup on it.  Draw really tall glasses on the table filled with gurgling rainbow soda.  Draw forks from another planet on the table.  Draw unusual plates on the table.  Put something crazy on each plate.

Draw 23 holes.  Draw 5 things crawling out of some of the holes.  

Draw upside down.

Draw a cartoon character looking at himself in the mirror.

Turn your name into an alien from outerspace.

Draw a piece of French Toast and a French Fry talking to eat other.  Write what they say in speech bubbles.

Draw 22 toilets singing.

Draw a circle.  Inside the circle draw a triangle.  Inside the triangle draw two circles.  Around the first circle draw a rectangle.  Turn this into an amazing drawing.  

Draw a picture that is nothing but arms and hands.  Have the each arm stretching into the drawing from outside of the page.  Try to draw the arms overlapping.

Draw the ugliest monster you can think of wearing the prettiest dress you can think of.  

Draw a chicken wearing a turtle neck and reading a book.  Put a funny title on the book.  Draw the chicken sitting by the fire in a big chair.

Draw 25 different things with only a 2 circles, 2 triangles, 2 rectangels, and 8 straight lines.

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