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Bald Eagle Bookmark (Free Pattern)

This Bald Eagle bookmark is a great patriotic craft for the Fourth of July. Use our free pattern and craft paper to quickly make this corner bookmark in less than 30 minutes.

Bald Eagle bookmarks placed on the pages of a book.

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How to Make a Bald Eagle Bookmark


  • Free Bald Eagle Bookmark Pattern
  • Colored craft papers (We used browns, white, yellow and pink)
  • 6 in X 6 in Square Piece of White Paper (15 cm x 15 cm)
  • Scissors
  • Craft glue
  • Markers or Sharpies


Step 1

Download, print and cut out the bald eagle pattern.

Trace the pattern pieces on different colors of construction paper.

Bald Eagle Bookmark Step 1

We used:

  • Eagle Body and Large Wings: Light Brown Paper
  • Small Wings: Dark Brown Paper
  • Eagle Head: White Paper
  • Feet and Beak: Yellow Paper
  • Cheeks: Pink

Step 2

Glue the small wings on top of the large wings. Then glue the feet on the bottom of the body base.

Bald Eagle Bookmark Step 2

Step 3

Glue the beak and the cheeks near the bottom part of the head.

Bald Eagle Bookmark Step 3

Step 4

Glue a wing on each side of the body base, with the pointed end facing outwards.

Bald Eagle Bookmark Step 4

Then glue the head on top of the body, overlapping the wings on the edges.

Bald Eagle Bookmark Step 5

Step 5

Use a black sharpie to make the eyes outlines and then use a different color to fill the eyes, as seen in the photo below.

Bald Eagle Bookmark Step 6

Step 6

Use a square piece of paper to make an origami corner bookmark. Here’s a good tutorial for how to fold the paper into a bookmark corner.

Bald Eagle Bookmark Step 7

Step 7

Glue the eagle on the origami corner bookmark as seen in the photo below.

Bald Eagle Bookmark Step 8
Bald Eagle Bookmark Step 9

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