GoCampingAmerica.com | Posted April
    2nd, 2017


    Get Crafty with the


    Happy Camper Blog



    Camping trips
    are a great time to put the electronics aside for a while and encourage the
    kids to get creative while enjoying being outdoors. Here are a few fun
    nature-inspired craft projects that your kids will love:

    Egg Carton Lady Bugs
    From CraftsbyAmanda.com Ladybug
    Who doesn’t love lady bugs? When you bring along a few simple craft
    supplies on your next camping trip, your kids can make a whole family of
    these cute critters! Check out the tutorial


    Word RocksFrom
    Freekidscrafts.com word rocks

    This fun project will help your kids work on their language skills and
    have fun at the same time. The sentences they come up with are sure to result
    in a lot of giggles! See the complete tutorial
    which includes printable instructions.


    Pinecone Snowy Owl
    This adorable project is perfect for when your campsite has a good supply
    of Ponderosa pine cones. After you help your kids round up a few pine cones
    that they like, have them shred up some cotton balls and stuff the pieces
    into the crevices to create “feathers.” Then glue on some googly eyes and use
    scraps of felt or white and brown pipe cleaners for the wings and







    Sun PrintsFrom

    This art project will help your kids gain a greater appreciation for just
    how powerful the sun is (and maybe give you a chance to work in a little
    lesson on the importance of sun screen!). You’ll find the tutorial
    here. Best of all, the only thing you need to bring with you is construction
    paper. Your kids can find everything else they need at your


    Plastic Bag Jump Rope |

    We love this project that we found on the PBS
     website that was created by Katie
    Gill-Harvey of A Childhood
     because it will give you a chance to
    teach your kids about recycling and give them a fun way to get exercise at
    the same time. Plus, it will help you put all of those plastic bags you’ve
    been saving to good use! See the tutorial