Camp at Home
While you’re home, here are some fun camp activities for your family to try!
Play Balloon Tennis!
Make butterfly wings using paper plates
Use different colors to paint a tree branch as decorative art
Raid your recycling bin to make upcycled sculptures…paint and glue together to create unique abstract art
Keep your hands clean playing with this dish soap putty
Make salt dough decorations or keepsakes
For ones who like to get messy, make and build with mud bricks outside
For Explorers & Juniors:
Play QTip Blow Dart Game
Write letter to friends or out-of-town relatives the old-school way…PAPER and PENS!
Make a Marshmallow Catapult and see how many you can catch in your mouth
Make and play Milk Jug Toss
Make your own customized flavor Ziploc bag ice cream
Build your own frame for a fort using newspaper
Build a sundial in your yard
Learn to code at on of these sites
Be green and build your own compost bin
Contact a local assisted living facility to find a “penpal” and communicate via mail or Facetime
Try some beginner’s woodworking projects from coasters to birdhouses
Build a Solar Oven to make your own S’mores without a fire
For the Whole Family Inside:
Make meals together using kid-friendly recipes like these or these
Play Huckle Buckle Beanstalk (so simple yet so fun!)
Bake individual Cake-in-a-Mug to enjoy at family movie night
Have a family Improv, Karaoke or Talent Show Night
Have an indoor Bowling Tournament
Divide into teams and compete in a Living Room Obstacle Course Challenge
For the Whole Family Outside:
Pick your favorite veggies and herbs and plant a garden
Try any of these fun outdoor games from the 1970s
And of course, build a fire and roast some S’mores!