Australian Kangaroo Dot Painting

Teach Kids How to Paint a Kangaroo with Dot Painting.

January 26th is Australia Day. In celebration the FreeKidsCrafts Team has designed this Kangaroo Dot Painting in the style of the indigenous peoples. Use our pattern or design one of your own as you learn more about Australia and the exotic animals that live there.


Did you know that the Kangaroo is the national symbol of Australia and there are more kangaroos than there are people in Australia? Source: One Kind Planet – Amazing Facts About Kangaroos

  • Tan construction paper
  • Pencils with flat top eraser
  • Paints
  • Brush
  • Paper plate
  1. Click on and print out the kangaroo pattern below or draw a design of your own.
  2. Using the brush paint the silhouette of the kangaroo brown.
  3. Using the picture as a guide put a small quantity of each paint on the plate using it as a palette. Lightly dip the eraser end of the pencil in the paint and then apply it to the picture as shown.

Look up examples of Aboriginal painting to inspire your young painters.

Patterns, Templates and Printables

Click on a pattern to open it in a new window to print in the correct size





2 thoughts on “Australian Kangaroo Dot Painting”

  1. Julie Durfee says:

    I just got this link in my email from Zoobucks and it’s a great idea! However, the template I clicked on for the Kangaroo leads to a broken page.

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