It is finally vacation season and I guess many of you are wondering how to spend quality family time outside the hotels and resorts. Be brave and choose something more adventurous and challenging. Replace the hotel room with a tent on camping. Don’t worry about how the kids will be entertained, because here are fun camping activities for kids that would go crazy about.
Explore nature, play the most popular games with DIY tools, or design your own piece of jewelry made by tree leaves and branches, and just have fun.
Embrace the wood and head to your favorite campsite, or be more intrepid to scout some new territories and fields. Moreover, camping with kids offers many benefits that will improve your child’s skills and health in general. Camping activities with kids give them more confidence and help them to reduce stress. Improve their memory, and sleep. Not least boosts their immune system and vitamin D levels.
Use stones and sticks for one of the most popular board games.
Capture the Flag
When you are in the wood, this camping activity is even funnier and more challenging.
The best game after sunset. Kids will enjoy playing with shadows and telling stories.
Kids Explorer Journal
Your little explorer will enjoy his first nature journal where he will make notes about all species he found while camping.
Make all sizes of bubbles with a bubble station on your camp.
How to Make a Compass
Always find your way to your campfire with a simple DIY compass project.
Another popular camping activity for the whole family.
Tin Can Lanterns
Collect the stars into a can lantern. An easy and beautiful DIY project your little campers would love.
An empty water bottle, clean socks, and soap water- a combination that could bring so much fun!
Taped Candy Treat Ball
Pick your family favorites candy and treats and laugh out of laugh while playing one of the funniest camping activities.
Create your own wooden wind chime and keep the sound of the wood on your porch once you get back home.
You will need extra support while you are on an exploring mission. These colorful walking sticks will help you to clear the path through the high grass.
Glow in the Dark Baseball
For the love of the game! Play your favorite baseball everywhere during the summer!
Mini Marshmallow Shooters
One thing is certain, adults will continue to play this game even after kids get tired.
Camping Scavenger Hunt
It is time to explore the wild and find some new species and items from the wood.
Pony Bead Lizard Tutorial
When you are looking for a camp activity that develops fine motor skills, try this one.
It is important to teach your kids to love nature, keep it clean, and how to take care of other creatures. The bird feeder DIY project is a great way to keep them busy while camping. Plus they will learn an important lesson.
Tell your camping story with colorful, painted river stones. Such a lovely camping activity.
There is something magical about owls, here is why kids love them so much. Now they have the perfect craft project to make their own pinecone owl and keep it in their room.
DIY Solar Oven
Who doesn’t love s’mores?
Leaf Rubbing Collages
It is time for creativity and art with natural elements.
A gift for mom!
Playdough Bug Fossils
Ladybugs, dragonflies, and spiders. All made by playdough.
Magical, special kinds of pieces of jewelry and tiaras for your little fairy!
Rock Photo Holders
For that special moments you want to keep forever, you need a special photo holder.
Pinecones, wooden sticks, and branches make your perfect dreamcatcher!
Make the summer more colorful and cheerful with these ribbon wands.
Twig Boat Craft
It is time for a boat race.
Little foxes, owls, frogs, or butterflies- all lovely creatures painted on river stones.
Sensory sticks for your scouts.
Often your little ones bring their favorite toys everywhere. Here is a clever idea on how to keep them busy- just organize a toy teepee craft activity.
A Painted Branch
Your next piece of art in your living room.
Nature Mobile Craft
Perfect nursery decoration.
Teepee Made By Branches
Something that I definitely will try this weekend.
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