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15 Easy Camping Crafts For Kids

Camping crafts are the perfect way to entertain your kids during a camping trip, get them excited about an upcoming camping trip, or do as a part of a fun camping themed birthday party. These camping crafts are perfect for kids of all ages who want to get in on some of the camping themed fun!

Camping crafts are the perfect way to entertain your kids during a camping trip, get them excited about an upcoming camping trip, or do as a part of a fun camping themed birthday party. These 15 Easy Camping Crafts For Kids are perfect for kids of all ages who want to get in on some of the camping themed fun!

They will challenge kids to explore campfires, nature, and so much more! You can add them to a great homeschool camping theme unit, or use them as a fun way to pass the time on long summer days.

15 Easy Camping Crafts For Kids

So, here are 15 of the best camping crafts out there!

How to Make a DIY Bug Hotel 

My kids love bugs and bugs deserve a special place to hang out, don’t you think? I found an awesome way to make a DIY bug hotel using a recycled cylinder container and pretty paints.

DIY Bug Hotel

How to Make DIY Rock Dominoes

Make these crafty dominos for your next camping trip. Simply look for rocks around your campsite and bring some cute paints from home to paint them while camping.

How to make your own dominoes out of rocks

Gone Camping Craft 

This easy cut and paste craft is perfect for doing with your little ones. Print out a picture of your child ahead of time that they can glue sitting in their own tent!

DIY Camping Craft

Nature Inspired Tic Tac Toe

This is a great natured inspired tic tac toe set made out of sticks and rocks that you can easily find around your campsite.

DIY Tic Tac Toe

Paper Plate Camping Craft

This interactive paper plate camping craft is perfect for your little ones to do during the summer months. Most likely you are already have the craft supplies at home!

Paper plate camping craft

Stone-Cold Shark Painted Rocks

Hop on the rock painting trend and have some fun with these shark painted rocks. Then take them to the beach and take a cute picture with the ocean in the background for added fun.

easy shark painted rocks

DIY Mini Camping Set Craft with Sticks and Paper 

Make DIY camping gear for your small toys and take them on a trip! These tents can easily hold a car, small stuff animal and more.

Mini Camping Set Craft

Cardboard Tube Binoculars

Your kids will love birdwatching or exploring the outdoors with these cardboard binoculars. Now’s the perfect time to use all those saved toilet paper rolls and left over string!

Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars

Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder

This bird feeder is the perfect craft for your kids to make while camping. Here’s another chance to use your left over toilet paper holders.

Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder

Campfire Craft

This simple camping craft is a perfect campfire activity to do with your kids. All that is required is a paper plate, brown construction paper and red and yellow paints.

Camping Craft For Kids

Handprint Campfire Craft 

Your kids will have a blast making this cool handprint campfire craft.

Handprint Campfire Craft

Foil Painted Campfire Craft

Use some foil and a little paint to let your kids make their own campfire! Supplies include foil, red and yellow paint and brown construction paper for the logs.

Easy Camping Craft for Kids

Soap Carving 

Teach your kids basic knife skills and make something cool with this fun fish craft made out of soap.

Soap Carving activity for Boy Scouts

DIY Camping Story Stones

These camping story stones are so easy to make and great for stories around the campfire. Send your kids on a nature hunt to find the best rocks to use for the project.

Camping Painted Rocks Activity

Paper Plate Campfire Craft 

If your kids love making s’mores, they’ll love making this easy paper plate campfire. Supplies needed include a paper plate, orange string, a hole punch and white, orange and brown construction paper.

Paper Plate Camping Craft

Looking for more summer inspired activities? Check out our Do-It-Yourself Summer Camp at Home Planner, 25 Easy Summer Crafts For Kids and 13 Outdoor Summer Games For Kids.

Happy Crafting!

Jilleen

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