How To Draw Easy & Simple Cartoon Japanese Cherry Blossoms (Sakura)

How To Draw Easy & Simple Cartoon Japanese Cherry Blossoms (Sakura)

What’s more beautiful than a sweet, pink cherry blossom flower? They signify purity and beauty with their beautiful pink hue. It’s Japan’s national flower. You know it’s my dream to grow a cherry blossom tree in my backyard (they grow well in our area.) Unfortunately, we don’t have enough backyard space in our condo home to grow a cherry blossom right now until we can move… so I decided since well, why not draw one to tie me over.


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🖍️ Tools For Success

🎨 Parents: The only tools you need to use these how-to-draw tutorials are: an eraser, a pencil, and a piece of paper. But – if you have them around – a sketching pencil makes for fainter and softer lines that help kids build fine motor accuracy. I also recommend going over the sketch pencil with a black outline marker when you’re done for a neater finish. Lastly, erase the pencil marks before adding color.

Step By Step: Learn To Draw a Sakura

Cherry Blossom Trivia For Kids

  • Although it’s Japan’s national flower, the Koreans believe the cherry blossom originated from Jejudo Island. Although these claims are disputed between Japanese and Koreans to this day.
  • In 1912, Japan gave 3,000 cherry blossom trees to the United States as a gift. It’s why we have a cherry blossom festival in Washington DC every year around spring.
  • At the end of March and throughout early April, you will be able to see the cherry blossoms at peak bloom in Japan.
  • Sakuras comes in bright white, light pink, and bright pink. There are actually more than 3 colors but they may not be visible to the untrained eye.
  • Tokyo’s Meguro River is a popular place to see cherry blossoms in peak bloom in Spring.
  • While cherry blossoms can be found all over the world, the majority of species can be found in Eastern Asia.