Camping and Picnic Crafts
Camping Crafts and Activities
Whether you are planning a camping trip or just wish you were going camping, you are sure to find something here to spark your creativity!
Camping Coloring Pages
Print out these free camping and picnic coloring pages and create your own coloring book.
Camping Beaded Safety Pins
These beaded safety pin patterns can be used to make fun jewelry to wear to celebrate camping and they also make great gifts.
Activity Travel Tray
This is a fun and easy travel game you can make for the kids.
Camping Bead Patterns
Themed list of free beaded safety pin patterns featuring camping designs.
Find a nice collection of printable activities all related to camping.
Check Box Camera Craft
This is a fun recycling craft that not only encourages kids to practice their drawing skills, but also gives them a finish product they can play with long after the crafting is done.
City Grown Fireplace Logs
Instructions for making your own logs out of newspaper, shared by Jerry Buerge.
Deluxe Activity Travel Tray
Make an activity tray using a cookies sheet. Great to take along on car trips.
Emergency Jug To Go
Pack up these emergency supplies that you can store in a milk jug and put it in your car just in case.
Instructions to make a small cushion to sit on outside. Great simple sewing project!
First Aid Kit Necklace
Instructions for making a tiny first aid kit necklace using an empty film container, shared by MARY269.
Fun With Ice Cream
Get creative with Ice cream! Make your own ice cream, creative ice cream creations, and ice cream crafts.
Create unique works of art using a flyswatter!
Glowing Bug Necklace
Have your child make this easy craft while you are waiting to leave for a camping trip or even on the way to your destination.
Instructions to make pretend binoculars using bathroom tissue rolls.
Homemade Sidewalk Chalk
Use this recipe and you can make your own sidewalk chalk.
How to Make a Leaf Rubbing
Kim explains how to make cool leaf pictures! You can also try this technique with other items you find while camping.
Ice Cream In A Bag
Instructions to make your own ice cream in a sandwich bag, great for camping trips or picnics.
Jumbo Book of Outdoor Art
Learn more about this fun book, The Jumbo Book of Outdoor Art by UIrene Luxbacher.
Jumbo Treasure Sack
Instructions to make a large sack for carrying special treasures you may find on a camping trip or hike.
Make a personalized suitcase to hold all your vacation souvenirs.
Leaf Bleached T-shirt
This is a wonderful T-shirt project for camping trips and outdoor youth group activities.
Make a Teepee Tent
Learn how to make a fun teepee tent for the family to enjoy. You'll be amazed at what you can make out of two king sized sheets.
Nature Wreath Craft
Follow these directions shared by Lisa Shifflett and you can make a fun wreath using cardboard and items found outside!
Picnic Ant Place Mat Craft
Make some of these place mats for, or even during, your next picnic.
Pine Cone Fire Starter Craft
These are perfect to make and take along on a camping trip.
DT shares instructions for making a toothbrush holder using an empty film container.
Top Creative Travel Activities
Here are my top picks for great ways to keep everyone occupied on long trips, everything from simple, printable travel games the entire family can play to complete travel kits.
See a full color photo of this fun craft!
Waterproof Picnic Blanket How-To Video
Protect yourself, and your food, from damp ground during a picnic. We'll show you how to make a waterproof picnic blanket that will keep you comfortable and dry.
Make this handy tool and you'll know exactly which way the wind is blowing.
Watermelon Picnic Caddy
Follow these directions and you can make a picnic basket that is decorated to look like a watermelon.