Hand and Footprint Eagle Craft

Easy Bald Eagle craft for young children

The American Eagle, is our country’s symbol and here’s an easy original pattern from the FreeKidsCrafts team that makes if fun for even the youngest crafter. January 10th is Save the Bald Eagle Day. What a great project to create awareness. This is an encore craft where we bring you the best crafts from previous years.


In 1940, noting that the species was threatened with extinction, Congress passed the Bald Eagle Protection Act, which prohibited killing, selling or possessing the species. A 1962 amendment added the golden eagle, and the law became the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. Source: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – Bald Eagle

  • Tan Construction Paper
  • Brown construction Paper
  • Marker
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue Stick
  1. Fold a piece of brown construction paper in half.
  2. Trace around your hand on the folded sheet with fingers spread slightly. Cut out through both halves.
  3. Trace around your bare foot on a tan piece of construction paper. Cut out.
  4. Print supplied eagle head and feet. Cut out.
  5. Glue pieces together using picture as a guide.
  6. Use marker to draw on feathers.
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