Craft Sticks Bald Eagle – 4th of July Craft idea for kids

Bald Eagles are the symbol of the United States so they make a perfect 4th of July craft for kids to make – grab a few popsicle sticks and let the kids create these adorable Craft Sticks.

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Craft Sticks Bald Eagle – 4th of July craft ideas for kids

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This has got to be one of the cutest craft ideas for independence day – craft sticks are extremely versatile, if you add a little paper there are even more fun things you can do with them – like this bald eagle.

This makes a great project for the classroom, as you’ll have a whole flock of birds to decorate your classroom with.

Bald eagle craft stick completed

How to make a bald eagle craft stick

You will need:

  • handmade sticks
  • miniature craft sticks
  • brown and yellow cardboard
  • hand painted white
  • paint brush
  • drag
  • dull eyes or round hole punch
  • hot glue/hot glue gun

Supplies for the Bald Eagle Craft Sticks project

Instructions step by step

Place two miniature craft sticks horizontally and glue about 5 regular sized craft sticks vertically onto the remaining sticks.

Step 1-1

Paint the base of your craft stick white and let it dry.

Step 2

Measure a piece of brown paper about 3 inches tall and as wide as 5 craft sticks and glue it to the bottom of the craft stick base.

Step 3

Cut 2 brown wings from your brown paper and glue to the back of the craft stick base.

Cut a small yellow triangle, fold it in half, bend the top a little…

Step 4

…and glue the white part in the middle of the head, then glue two bulging eyes above the beak.

See also Grasshopper Craft

Cut out two yellow claw-like feet and glue to the back bottom of your eagle.

Step 5

Your handmade bald eagle is complete.

Bald eagle craft stick

Enjoy crafting!

DIY Craft Bald Eagle Stick

Project contributed by Erica.

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