Make A Crab With Hand Prints

Here is a cute little craft or art activity for your camping kids – make a crab using your kid’s hand prints in red paint. Just glue or paint on some googly eyes and add some beachy scenery. This would be a great card to mail home to grandparents from your beach camping trip.


How To Make Sidewalk Chalk Paint

This is a fun activity for your kids while camping. It’s really two activities – making the paint and painting. Making the paint couldn’t be easier.

Mix a 1:1 ratio of cornstarch and water. Add food coloring to make the colors. They paint will dry a lighter color than it looks when wet, so keep this in mind. You may want to use more food coloring than you think you need.



How To Make A Hanging Light For Your Campsite Using Plastic Cups

You’ve probably seen these lights in campgrounds. They are very popular around our part of the country. You can make them yourself quite easily. All you need are 9 oz. plastic cups, a stapler and a string of lights. You can also make them using a hole punch and zip ties. Make them in the way that works for you.

This is a fun activity for your camping kids. They will absolutely love making one of these hanging lights. These would even be great gifts for your kids to make for camping grandparents, etc.