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9 Summer-Camp Inspired Arts, Crafts & Activities For Nostalgic Fun At Home— With Help From Amazon's Camp Handmade

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If the warm air and the subtle scent of campfires have you nostalgic for summer camp — or maybe, you wish your bored kids had a chance to make their own memories, making arts and crafts and sitting by the fire with friends— we’re here to say, we totally get it. But of course, this summer is unlike any other, and with safety measures still in place, you’re probably hunkered down at home. However, that doesn’t mean your youngsters can’t enjoy some of the camp experience right at home. Really, all you need is a kiddie pool or sprinkler, a method for making s’mores, and some classic summer camp arts and crafts ideas for the kids … and, let’s face it, for yourself, too!

Luckily, it’s Amazon to the rescue for setting up the camp experience right at home. Amazon Camp Handmade features DIY activities designed by small businesses on Amazon Handmade (aka, their version of Etsy), not to mention, the site’s usual massive selection of kits, sets, and projects. We’ve rounded up our favorite kid- and adult-friendly summer camp crafts that’ll make you nostalgic for summers past, but are fitting for life in 2020. So set up a table, grab the marshmallows, and sit around the fire (or maybe more accurately, the electric s’mores maker below), and get ready to make some summertime memories that you and your family will never forget — in a good way.

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