As I'm thinking today about the toughest part of being quarantined as a mom, to me it is the fact that you want to keep your kiddos active (and off of electronics) but you also want to keep yourself sane at the same time. With that in mind, Miss Holli and I want to provide for you a few of our favorite (and easiest) projects from past years at Camp Create's art camp.
We tried to find a few crafts that the kids enjoyed the most, but could still easily be replicated using supplies that you most likely have on hand.
We will be sending out a handful of ideas each week that you can pull from. The idea is to set aside some time for you to keep their little hands busy and for you to have a chance to unwind. All of these suggestions are tried and true projects.
Some we created ourselves and some we found online, but all have been used at past Summer art camps with much success!
Of course feel free to modify, simplify or add what you think will work best for your kids.
Today's Project Idea: Bubble Gum Machine using Nerf Bullets
Bonus fun idea* We had a bubble gum machine in the room and had the kids guess the number of gumballs. You could put something round in a bowl and have them guess the number. Nerf bullets could work and the closest guess wins a prize.
If you try any of these that we send out, we'd love to see pics. Feel free to tag Miss Holli or I on Facebook or via Instagram using #campcreateartcamp
For inspiration, here is the gumball machine I painted many moons ago that inspired this project. The kids can look at it for a visual when drawing the machine's base and cap.
We would love to hear what your child's favorite project has been at Camp Create. If you would like us to include instructions for that specific project, e-mail us or comment below.
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