Camp Explorer: Week 4
This week, we are “camping” out in the living room, complete with a DIY campfire! Catch the step-by-step instructions below, and don’t forget to check back for a new project next week as we continue to post summer recipes, games, and activities for your little explorer!
We love to camp, but sometimes our schedules don’t allow us the time to escape to the great outdoors. Our solution? Camp indoors with a DIY campfire! Allow the kiddos to use their imagination as you pitch a living room tent and build a faux DIY campfire in 4 easy steps.
4 cardboard toilet paper rolls
6-10 tissue paper squares, in red, yellow and orange
Step by Step
1. Cut all four rolls in half, and then re-roll them tighter, until the hole is about the diameter of a quarter. Use your glue gun to secure the roll. (Adults help out with the scissors and glue gun!)
5. Now it’s time to pitch your tent nearby, unroll the sleeping bags and share a few spooky stories by flashlight. Enjoy!
Bonus: Whip up a batch of s’mores. Set up a s’mores station by the microwave and have the kiddos line up for their sweet treat! On a small plate place chocolate on top of half a graham cracker, add one large marshmallow and cook on medium for about 10-15 seconds until the marshmallow puffs and grows. Top with the other graham half and gently press down. Don’t forget to let it cool before eating!
Did you miss Weeks 1-3 of our Camp Explorer Activity Series? Catch them below!