10 Camping at Home Ideas!!!

Time sure is flying by as we are already in July!!! For the last week in June, we sure did have a SPLASHING good time with Camp Waterworks! The teachers and children had so much fun getting wet every day, especially because there were some HOT days!

Some fun water activities that you can do at home:

  • Float or Sink Sensory Bin
  • Homemade Spray Paint
  • Ice Painting
  • Ocean in a Bottle
  • Frozen Water Beads Sensory Bin
  • Pool Noodle Water Wall
  • Trike/Bike Car Wash
  • Ducks in a Pond (Counting or Shapes Activity)
  • Gone Fishin’ Sensory Bin (Counting Activity)
  • Water Painting (Exploring Colors- Primary and Secondary Colors)

*There must be an adult present when children are playing with water. Continuously talk to your children about water safety!

We ZOOMED right into this week with Camp Across America! This is always a fun week as we get to go on an adventure and “travel” to different locations. Some of the places we explored were Yellowstone National Park where we learned all about canyons, alpine rivers, hot springs and geysers. We hiked through the Grand Canyon National Park as well as the Black Hills in South Dakota where we saw Mount Rushmore and lastly, traveled through Assateague Island State Park where we saw a variety of wildlife.

Reading Maps
“Visiting” Yellowstone National Park
Exploring Assateague Island State Park

We even went “camping” by wearing our pajamas to school and ended it with s’mores by the “fire”!

Here are some fun Camping at Home ideas that you can do with your family:

  • Pitch a tent
  • Build a fort
  • Go on a Scavenger Hunt in your backyard
  • Make a nature collage
  • Have a Treasure Hunt
  • Play backyard Bingo
  • Cook and eat outside
  • Sing Campfire songs
  • Go stargazing
  • Watch a movie outside

Be sure to come back next week as its Camp Pirates and Princesses! Argh!

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