Wooden Spoon Eagle

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Get ready for the 4th of July by making this cute Wooden Spoon Eagle Craft today!

4th of july eagle craft

This patriotic bald eagle craft is perfect for 4th of July or any patriotic holiday. Be sure to make the matching Uncle Sam wooden spatula craft too! Wouldn’t they make a great hostess, grandparent, or teach gift this summer?

This adorable Bald Eagle craft is also perfect for homeschool unit studies. Add this wooden spoon craft to your American History unit, or when studying birds of prey in science.

patriotic eagle craft

Easy to find supplies from the dollar store, your favorite big box store, or even Amazon make a super cute Wooden Spoon Eagle for teens and tweens to create. The perfect hostess, teacher, or neighbor gift for the 4th of July.

Wooden Spoon Eagle Craft  


  • Wooden Spoon
  • Acrylic Craft Paint in White, Brown, and Pink
  • Wiggle Eyes
  • Permanent Black Marker
  • Craft Foam in Brown and Yellow
  • Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Eagle Pattern


Download and print the eagle pattern. Using the pattern sheet as your guide, paint the top third of the wooden spoon with white acrylic craft paint with a scallop edge. Let dry and apply a second coat, if necessary. 

Basecoat the bottom two-thirds of the wooden spoon with brown acrylic craft paint. Let dry and apply a second coat, if necessary.

Cut out the patterns with scissors. Using a pencil, trace the beak patten onto yellow craft foam, and cut out with scissors. Attach two wiggle eyes and the beak to the eagle’s face with a glue gun and glue sticks.

Add two dots to the top center of the beak with a black marker. To create cheeks, dip a new pencil eraser in pink acrylic craft paint and dot to the left and right, just underneath of the wiggle eyes.

TIP: You can us liquid craft glue for this project, but you will have to wait for it to dry.

Trace the eagle’s wing and tail feather patterns onto brown craft foam with a pencil. You could use craft felt or colored cardstock for this project.

Cut out the eagle’s wing and tail feathers with scissors. Attach the tail feathers to the wing feathers with a glue gun and glue sticks.

Trace the eagle’s claws onto yellow craft foam with a pencil, and then cut out with scissors.

Attach to the bottom of the wooden spoon with a glue gun and glue sticks.

Glue the eagle’s wing and tail feathers to the back of the wooden spoon, using the photo as a guide.

Share your patriotic spirit by gifting a Wooden Spoon Eagle to family and friends. Make the matching Uncle Sam too! A great craft project for tweens and teens to create on their own or with younger kids.

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