I tried this Bald Eagle drawing out with first graders last week, and they did an amazing job. The key is having the guide lines shown on my tutorial. It really helps them get their drawing off to a great start.
• Bald Eagle PDF Tutorial
• Drawing paper
• Sharpie marker
• Tempera paint
1. Students fold the paper in half four times to get the grid lines shown. The eagle is drawn as shown in the tutorial.
2. The drawing is traced with a black Sharpie.
3. The eagle is painted with tempera paints.