Now that the weather is starting to warm up, it won’t be long before camping season is in full swing. For many of you, it may be already.
While there are certainly plenty of fun outdoor activities that could keep everyone busy for quite some time, as a parent, you know that when it comes to camping with kids, you need to make sure that you have a back up activity or two ready to go just in case. Fun camping games and delicious camp food only go so far!
Whether you’re waiting out the rain or there’s a problem with the tent, keep the kids entertained with a few of these super simple, nature inspired camping crafts for kids!
Whether you’re going for something a little more nature inspired, wanting your craft to glow in the dark, or just need something that will help you cool off, these crafts have got you covered and the kids will have a blast!
Use the sun to help you create your masterpiece with these Acrylic Paint Sun Prints.
Go bird watching with a set of binoculars that you make and decorate yourself!
Mark your tent! Make sure everyone knows who your space belongs to with a DIY Name Plate Can!
Need something to do after dark? Make your own glow in the dark bubbles!
Or scour the ground and make a few fun rock friends!
If you’re in an area with a lot of fallen leaves and have a little bit of time, see what pictures you can make by putting different sizes and shapes of leaves together.
Is the summer sun getting a little too hot? Create a sponge necklace that will keep you cool!
Who wouldn’t want their own personalized flashlight? Let your little ones decorate their own for just a couple of dollars!
Need a night light? Make a quick and easy glow stick lantern that will give your tent a fun, colored glow!
Finally, if you’re really feeling the nature inspired crafts, why not try a pine cone owl? He’ll be the cutest one in camp!
Looking for more fun ideas to take along on your next camp out? Here are a few of our favorites!