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Heading on a camping adventure with the kids this year? These DIY Camping Crafts For Kids are a must-see! There are crafts and activities for kids of all ages, including rainy day crafts, just in case, the sun isn’t shining one day. When camping with kids, it’s always best to be prepared for everything!
How many of us have great memories of camping as a kid? Either with friends and family or with a summer camp program. They can be some of the best memories of a summer childhood. But, it also helps to have activities planned as we all know kids have a short attention span.
So, we’ve rounded up 23 of the BEST camping crafts for kids of all ages. We even have a few that would work on a rainy day too. Take a look at these fun ideas and enjoy a summer camping experience-even if it’s only in your backyard!
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DIY Camping Crafts For Kids
One of the best things about summer for kids are camping adventures. It can even be to their own backyard with smores around a fire pit and a tent set up looking at the stars. These 23 fun DIY camping crafts for kids are filled with activities that kids can do before and after a camping adventure!
Grab some scrapbook paper to make some paper mountains with the kids. This can be for an upcoming camping trip, or as a reminder of a trip they've already taken. It's something fun you can do together with just a few simple supplies.
Summer means lots of outdoor play, maybe ice cream and camping. If camping is on your summer bucket list too, you will love this paper plate camping craft for kids. Kids will have so much fun creating their own camping scenes and displaying them.
Get ready for a camping weekend with your kids with this easy summer crafting idea. This DIY paper plate campfire craft is perfect for little ones who love s’mores. Have you met a kid so far who doesn't love s’mores?
Kids (especially boys) love bugs. They can make a really awesome DIY bug hotel and then collect some bugs to add to it while on their camping trip. It's a great way to explore and teach them about nature too!
Check out this super simple-to-make and cheap to make homemade DIY campfire starter. You can have your kids help make them. Imagine how proud they'll be when you are sitting around the campfire at night with something they helped make?
On your next camping trip, have the kids collect some rocks that they can decorate with neon puffy paint! The colors are fun and bright. They can decorate their own and see them glow at night. Such a great camping idea for kids.
Michelle is the founder and creator of Our Crafty Mom, a DIY blog focusing on easy crafts, budget-friendly decorating, and simple recipes. She has two grown children, who inspired her blog name. She has been featured in Country Sampler Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Country Living, and more.