Bald eagles are simbols of USA so they make a perfect 4th of July craft for kids to make – take a few popsicle sticks and have the kids create this adorable Craft Sticks Bald Eagle.
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This has to be one of the cutest crafting ideas for independence day ever – craft stick are super versatile, if you add a bit of 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 will end up with a whole flock of birds for classroom decoration.
How to Make a Craft Sticks Bald Eagle
You will need:
- craft sticks
- miniature craft sticks
- brown and yellow cardstock
- white craft paint
- paint brush
- googly eyes or round hole punch
- hot glue/hot glue gun
Step by Step Instructions
Lay out two miniature craft sticks horizontally and glue about 5 regular sized craft sticks vertically onto the others.
Paint your craft stick base white and let dry.
Measure a piece of brown paper about 3 inches tall and as wide as the 5 craft sticks and glue to the bottom of the craft sticks base.
Cut out 2 brown wings from your brown paper and glue to the back sides of the craft stick base.
Cut out a small yellow triangle, fold in half, bend the peak slightly…
…and glue to the center of the white top, then glue two googly eyes above the beak.
Cut out two claw-like yellow feet and glue to the back bottom on your eagle.
Your craft stick bald eagle is all done.