Fun Backyard Camping and Glamping Ideas

Nikki and Adam Camp Tents

Hi everyone!  I hope you’re having an amazing summer.  I’m Keisha, from Cupcake Wishes & Birthday Dreams!  Today, I’m sharing a few super simple and easy (I promise) ideas to  on creating your own backyard camp.  All summer my kids have been begging us to go camping and while it would be a great experience, …continue reading

Needle Felt Ice Cream Cone Necklace

needle felted ice cream cone necklace

    Hi campers!  I’m Sunny from Sunny by Design.  It has been raining a lot here this summer so I thought I’d share one of our favorite rainy day crafts. Summer always makes me ice cream obsessed.  I love to eat it, make it and craft it. What better way to enjoy an ice cream …continue reading

DIY Chalk Paint for Outdoor Fun


Hi! This is Kylie from Made by a Princess and I’m one of the new Camp Counselors around here. I spent one summer at gymnastics camp and some of the things I remember most (aside from KP) are the arts and crafts. I’m a pretty crafty chick and love trying out new things. Last weekend …continue reading

Yard Yahtzee Summer Camp Fun


Summer Camp Fun Yard Yahtzee Hi everyone, it’s Jessica from Everyday Party Magazine.  I have 4 boys that stay home with my husband and I all summer long.  My husband and I are fortunate enough to be able to work from home 90% of the time, but, my kids want to be kids and play! …continue reading

Camp Cutie Patootie T-Shirt Made On The Cricut Explore

Create an adorable Camp Cutie Patootie custom tank or t-shirt for your little camper with this Cricut project from Hello Creative Family.

Hi Campers! My name is Crystal and I’m the publisher and creative director of Hello Creative Family! I’m so thankful to Toni for asking me to be a camp counselor this year! At Hello Creative Family we believe that creative parents raise creative kids so crafty summer camp fun is right up our alley! I’d …continue reading

Summer Nature Fun

DIY Nature Journal

Have you spent time in the woods recently? Do you remember that calm feeling you get when your standing under the dappled shade of tall trees? OK….I’ll admit hiking in the woods with your kids doesn’t always go according to plan and it’s rarely as peaceful as hikes can be without kids.  But with a …continue reading

Squirt Gun Painting


Hello Design Dazzle readers! I’m Kelly and I blog at Here Comes the Sun! I’m so excited to be here today as part of the Summer Camp series. Today I’ll be sharing a fun outdoor activity to do with the kids… Squirt Gun Painting. Around here, we play outside a LOT. Most of the time, …continue reading

Squirt Gun Water Races


Hello! I’m Tracy one of the three sisters who blog at Made From Pinterest. Debbie, Sherri and I live in three different states and keep in touch by testing one pin at a time. It took awhile, but summer has finally arrived! The temperatures have been in the triple digits all week. I realized it was time to …continue reading

5 fun games to play with paper plates!


Hi! I’m Kimbo from a girl and a glue gun. My kids. and summer. home. all day. They need some entertaining about 3 days in… (for their sanity and mine!) But I don’t like things that will break the bank–So I’ve come up with 5 fun activities to do with paper plates! 1. Paper plate …continue reading

23 Awesome Play Dough Tools

play dough tools

  Hey campers! I am Melissa from My Mommy Style and I’m here to share one of our favorite rainy day activities. Play dough! Have you ever noticed how much little kids love play dough? Give them a small amount of it and they’ll immediately sink their hands in it or start smashing, rolling or …continue reading