Draw a Picture of a Bird Day

Draw a Picture of a Bird Day is observed next on Tuesday, April 8th, 2025 (265 days from today).

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Draw a picture of a bird day observed on April 8 every year. Just as long as you like to paint even you don't want to be a professional artist, you can join Draw a picture of bird day by opening the curtains and in your garden look for some birds and once you find one lovely bird let's start drawing. This day is celebrated every year as a way to express great joy over the simplest things in life. You can draw any bird you want; it can be a peacock, chicken, penguin or any of your favorite birds.

History draw a picture of bird day

The exact origin and founder of Draw a Picture of a Bird Day are unknown. But there is a story that is passed on that in April 1943, Dorie Cooper living in England was a 7-year-old girl, she went to the hospital and visited her uncle who was wounded in the war and he lost his right leg. Dorie Cooper asked him to draw a picture of a bird because he realized that his uncle was very worried, so to cheer him up. After seeing the drawing, Dorie teased him that the picture didn't look perfect, but she would hang the picture in her room. His granddaughter's actions lifted his spirits. Three years later, Dorie died in a car crash. Her coffin is full of bird pictures drawn by doctors, nurses and soldiers in her uncle's room. Today, this day is celebrated around the world, but it has not yet been declared an official holiday.

How to observe Draw a picture of a bird day

On Draw a picture of bird day, the simply way to celebrate this day is just draw your favorite bird and share it with your loved ones. Besides, why don’t you conduct a drawing competition among your family members and friends? You can also enjoy the day by a drawing competition and find the winner. The competition is just a way to make you and your loved to get closer together. Alternatively, take a picture of your drawing and share it with others on social media using the hashtag #DrawaPictureofaBirdDay.


Draw a Picture of a Bird Day has been observed annually on April 8th.


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