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CAMP @ HOME

Camp @ Home is an initiative for our camp community by our camp community. We want to champion families with endless, kid-friendly activities and resources, so you can bring the camp experience right into your home.

 
We will be sharing new activities and resources all summer long! Be sure to bookmark this page and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @circlesquaregrandriver to stay updated.

Last modified: August 13, 2020


BALLOON ROCKET

Bring science class to life with this simple but endlessly entertaining balloon rocket! Watch it blast off and illustrate forces at work, all from the comfort of inside your home. This is a quick and fun DIY activity using just a balloon, string and straw - perfect for kids of all ages. Start the countdown!

Launch Your Rocket

INDOOR COUNTING CROQUET

The most fun you can have while cooped up inside is this creative take on croquet that can be put together using recycled home materials. Use this activity as an opportunity to practice counting with your kids or encourage them to engage in a little friendly competition!

Learn How to Play

GLOW-IN-THE-DARK BOWLING

Enjoy the warm summer nights with a fun game of glow-in-the-dark bowling! All you'll need are glow sticks and a few bottles from around the house to have a magical time as a family. Use your phone's night time photo mode to take some amazing shots. Share your photos with us on Facebook and Instagram.

Get Bowling

HOMEMADE COLOUR POWDER

Embrace the mess with this fun, DIY colour powder recipe. Create bright clouds of smoke in the backyard or throw on some colourful "redesigns" on old clothes with these vibrantly dyed & non-toxic powders. Get your cameras ready and share your colour fight parties with us on Facebook and Instagram.

Create Colourful Powders

BIGFOOT BALANCE GAME

Have a hilarious amount of fun doing your best Bigfoot impression with these DIY cardboard cut-out feet. Take the challenge to the next level and show off your speed, balance and silliest walks in true “sasquatch couture”. All you need is a cardboard box, sandals, markers and a pair of feet.

Get Stepping

DIY CANDLE WITH COTTON STRING

Do you have excess cotton strings lying around the home from previous crafts? Create beautiful, homemade candles by upcycling short pieces of string into candle wicks. This is the perfect craft to teach your kids about the responsibility of being resourceful while making use of craft scraps you already have.

Learn How to Upcycle

BALLOON CONFETTI BOWL

This easy-to-make DIY craft showcases the fun colours of confetti and results in a simple yet stunning bowl. All you'll need are a few supplies to take your artistry to the next level. Don't forget to share your confetti creations with us on Facebook and Instagram.

Create Your Confetti Bowl

DIY LAUNDRY BASKET SKEE BALL

Transport your living room into an arcade with this DIY skee ball activity. Construct a cardboard ramp and try your luck launching ball pit balls into various laundry baskets. Tally up your score and see who can get the most points. Share your own creations with us on Facebook and Instagram.

Construct Your DIY Skee Ball

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE LASER MAZE GAME

Have your kids huffing and puffing as they crawl, duck and dive through a hallway laser maze! Tape party streamers down your hallway in an intricate formation. Keep adding and adjusting the streamers to increase the difficulty of the maze. Show us your most spy kids-esque moves on Facebook and Instagram.

Get Going, James Bond Jr.

EPIC DIY OUTDOOR OBSTACLE COURSE FOR KIDS

A backyard obstacle course is a great way to get your kids outside, active and feeling challenged. Using everyday household items and toys, you can put together a fun and low-prep obstacle course that is both easy to set up and take down. Share your Ninja Warrior videos with us on Facebook and Instagram.

Here Are Creative Ways to DIY Your Obstacle Course
 

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