Study camping using this delightful week-long camping theme. Pick your favorite books, select a few educational activities, and enjoy a fascinating week learning with your kids!
Books to Read
You have two options for using books in your camping theme:
- Read a different book each day of the week, Monday through Friday.
- Read your favorite book (s) every day of the week. Kids love repetition, so don’t worry about boring them!
Pick from these 5 excellent books to learn about camping with your kids:
Camping Language Arts Activities
Improve your children’s fine motor skills with these camping tracing strips!
- Camping Scavenger Hunt
- The Best Camping Books for Kids
- Printable Nature Story Cards that Help with Expressive Language
- Free Birds on a Branch ABC Games
Your older kids will love this flashlight hidden message hunt, especially with S’mores as the secret reward!
Camping Math Activities
Start by checking out these frog math worksheets!
- Spring Birds Addition File Folder Game
- B is for Bear Worksheets
- Firefly Make 10 Math Game
- Ladybug Addition Math Game
- Acorn Cut & Paste Math Worksheets
Don’t forget to checkout these hot chocolate multiplication and division worksheets for your older kids!
Camping Art or Craft Projects
Start your arts and crafts day by making a firefly bug craft with your kids!
- Camping Story Stone
- How to Make a Toy Teepee
- Camping Crafts and Activities
- Glowing Campfire Craft for Kids
- Twig Weaving Craft for Kids
And be sure to make your own camping lantern!
Camping Science Experiments
Take these nature walk worksheets to fill out while you’re camping!
- Why Do Leaves Change Color?
- Air Pressure Science Project
- Homemade Weather Vane and Compass Activity
- Habitat Adventure Science Game
And don’t forget to do this Fall Leaf Scavenger Hunt on your camping trip!
Camping Social Studies and Fun!
- How to Make Campfire Cookies
- 25 Best Family Camping Games
- 10 Games to Play Around the Campfire
- Outdoor Adventure Find and Color Activity
- 100 Would You Rather Questions for Kids
- Family Camping Games
- How to Build a Campfire with your Kids
- S’mores Cones Receipe
- 7 Best Camping Games
- Camping Class for Your Homeschool Co-op
- Fall Nature Scavenger Hunt
- Campfire S’more Split
And remember to take a camping trip with your kids. Even if it’s only in the backyard!
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