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Adorable Eaglet Craft For Kids W/Free Printable Template

Have you ever thought about how majestic eagles start their lives as tiny, fluffy eaglets? Baby eagles hatch and snuggle in the nest until it’s time to spread their wings and explore the world!

Introduce kids to these baby birds with this cute and easy eaglet craft. Kids can take just a handful of simple materials and create a paper craft of a baby eagle hatching from its egg. 

This egg-citing project celebrates the new life of spring and introduces kids to the wonders of nature while also working on some important skills. They’ll get some practice using scissors, gluing, and following instructions when they make this fun craft. 

Once your eaglet has hatched, explore more animal crafts for kids from furry mammals to colorful birds your little ones will love to create!

Hatching Eagle Craft

eaglet craft cover image

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You can download the free template and gather some basic supplies like paper, scissors, and glue to bring this little eaglet to life with the kids!


  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Eaglet Template (click the “click here to get this freebie” image at the end to open the form)

How To Make An Eaglet Craft

Start by downloading the eaglet template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this fun activity. Get those scissors ready, and let’s help the kids bring this bald eaglet to life!

eaglet craft template

It’s time to add some character to our eaglet. Guide your kids in gluing the beak between and slightly overlapping the bottom of the eyes.

hand gluing the beak of the eaglet craft

Next up, we have the top of the egg, which will sit proudly on top of our eaglet’s head. Let’s attach it right there using glue.

hand gluing the eggshell to the top of the head

It’s time to cozy our eaglet into its eggshell. Take the eggshell piece and, together with your kids, glue it onto the bottom of the eagle’s body.

hand gluing the eggshell to the bottom of the eagles body.

Our baby eagle needs feet to stand tall! Place the feet at the bottom back and center of the body. Show your kids how to apply glue to the feet and press them firmly in place.

hand gluing the feet of the eagle eagle craft

Finally, our eagle needs wings to soar high in the sky. Assist your kids in applying glue to the wings to attach them to the sides of the eaglet’s body.

hand gluing the wings of the eagle craft

That’s it! If your kids enjoyed making this cute craft Be sure to check out our other animal crafts for more fun!

holding the eaglet craft

Ideas For Kids

Animal Ideas For Kids

Are your little ones wild about animals? If the answer is “yes,” then they’re in for a treat. We have animal themed crafts and activities that are perfect for keeping them engaged and excited to learn.

From the forests to the sky, there’s a whole animal kingdom waiting to be discovered through hands-on projects, educational activities, and interesting books. Keep reading for some ideas featuring some amazing animals, and be sure to save the ones your kids will love the most!

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Animal Books For Kids

The Fascinating Animal Book For Kids is a great book for curious kiddos! Find facts on almost any animal your child is learning about. This is a great resource to have in your home library collection.

The View At The Zoo is a silly book about all the animals at the zoo. When the people come to take a look at the animals, they see all sorts of sights! But, there’s a twist to this book that you have to read for yourself and laugh about!

Giraffes Can’t Dance is a sweet and fun book about Gerald the Giraffe. He can’t dance, but doesn’t stop trying! He finally finds his own rhythm when he meets an unlikely friend.

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Forest Animal Crafts

Torn Paper Owl Craft – Ready for a hoot of a time? This torn paper craft is not only a fun project, but a chance for kids to hone their fine motor skills. As they tear and glue colored paper onto the owl template, they’ll learn precision and fine motor control.

Bear Craft – Let’s get to some bear-y fun crafting! As your child creates this adorable bear, they’ll fine tune their fine motor skills. Plus, it’s a chance to chat about forests, bears, and their vital role in our ecosystem!

collage of forest animal crafts

Wolf Puppet Craft – Kids will howl with excitement making a wolf puppet out of a paper bag! With just a few craft supplies, they’ll bring this majestic creature to life with pretend play and learn about woodland animals in our forests! 

Raccoon Puppet Craft – Bring woodland magic to life with a raccoon puppet! This craft is perfect for forest and camping units, and it sparks excitement about nature. With a printable template included, preschoolers, pre-k, or kindergarten kids can refine their fine motor skills while crafting their raccoon friend!

Forest Animal Activities

Get ready for some forest fun with our forest animal I Spy printables! Simply print them off and let the adventure begin!

With 6 pages in total—3 easy and 3 difficult—there’s something for everyone. Beginners can start with the larger animals and count up to 5, while older kids can tackle the challenge of smaller animals and count up to 10. Make it a race between siblings or friends and see who’s the quickest spotter! 

These hedgehog worksheets are filled with the cute critters and engaging activities your kids will adore. From handwriting practice to letter recognition and coloring, these worksheets foster literacy skills in a fun way!

Download and print these freebies to ignite your kids’ enthusiasm for learning! Included are ‘Hh’ is for hedgehog handwriting practice, label the hedgehog, and a ‘Hh’ letter maze.

collage of forest animal activities

Kids will buzz with excitement as they dive into our bee activity sheets! These pages offer a buzzing hive of fun tasks like shadow matching, mazes, counting, and graphing, and they’ll build problem-solving, math, and fine motor skills along the way.

They’re perfect for bee or insect themed studies at home or in the classroom. Simply download, print, and get to learning along with these busy bees!

These forest animal printable lacing cards are designed for little hands and are perfect for honing fine motor skills and introducing sewing basics. Keep them handy in busy bags for when it’s quiet time.

For your toddlers and preschoolers, simply threading the string through the holes boosts motor skills and hand-eye coordination. As they progress, encourage them to follow the card’s perimeter, mastering the art of lacing with each loop! 

two image of eaglet craft

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

More Fun Ideas For Kids

holding the eaglet craft

Eaglet Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Introduce kids to these baby birds with this cute and easy eaglet craft. Kids can take just a handful of simple materials and create a paper craft of a baby eagle hatching from its egg. 


  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Eaglet Template


  1. Download the eaglet template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Start by gluing the beak between and slightly overlapping the bottom of the eyes.
  3. Take the top of the egg and glue it to the top of the head.
  4. Next, take the eggshell and glue it to the bottom of the eagle’s body.
  5. Place the feet at the bottom and in the middle of the body, then glue them in place.
  6. Finish up by attaching the wings to the sides of the eagle’s body using glue.

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Eaglet Craft Template

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