Summer Camp Arts and Crafts

It is here that you will find ideas, activities, crafts and coloring pages that you can have fun with while at summer camp. Learn how to make cool crafts using recycled materials, create critters from natural objects, make beads, mix up cave paint and much more!

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Mosaic Flower Pots

This is an easy way to create a mosaic flower pot, without having to use tile grout.

Oatmeal Clay

Oatmeal clay is very textured and dries very hard. Learn how to make it here.

Painting Birdhouses with Kwik Stix

Kids can use Kwik Stix – solid paint sticks – on wood to create fabulous decorative birdhouses. And, you could win a set of your own Kwik Stix!

Paper Daisies

If you’ve got paper, you can make these beautiful paper daisies.

Paper Roll Binoculars

Children can recycle cardboard paper rolls to create some make-believe binoculars for bird watching.

Pet Rock Necklace

Turn your pet rock into a necklace using paint, glue, wire and string. Turn your pet rock into a necklace! Decorate your pet however you like, just make sure he’s not too big so you can wear him comfortably.

Pine Cone Owls

You can make a owl using a pine cone and some acorn tops. Whether you paint them and make them colorful, or you leave them in their natural state, these pine cone owls are fun to make and cute to look at.

Pipe Cleaner Flowers

Pipe cleaners are super versatile. You can make (almost) anything with them, including these flowers.

Postcards from Camp

Instead of buying postcards, your kids can keep in touch from camp by making their very own, legally mail-able postcards out of card stock. We used foam stamps to decorate ours, but you are only limited by your creativity! Decorate to your liking for a great camp keepsake.

Rainbow Dream Catchers

Here are instructions on how to make a colorful dream catcher using paper wire, string, beads and feathers.

Rock Bees

Here are instructions on how to make bees using rocks, paint and wire. Make these adorable bees to decorate your room, camp dresser, or mess hall table.

Salt Dough Ladybug

This darling little ladybug makes a great shelf adornment or a welcome visitor on your desk.

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