One of our favorite camping activities is to make s’mores just like Pete does in Pete the Cat Goes Camping! Maybe we can share a s’more with the elusive Bigfoot, too!
With our Pete the Cat Goes Camping Craft, we bring the lovable feline to life. He’s ready to camp all outfitted in his hiking boots and walking stick!
Come by our campground to see all the camping activities for kids! There are lots of crafts, activities, and coloring pages to keep them busy.
Pete The Cat Craft Printable
This popular character will get your kids excited for a combo of story time and craft time!
To go along with reading the beloved children’s book, they can create this cute paper craft with just a few basic supplies.
So put on your hiking boots, download our free template, grab the art supplies, and get ready for some crafty fun with the kids. They’ll create a Pete the Cat masterpiece that’s a great project to do at home, in the library, or in the classroom.
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Pete template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to get the template)
Download the Pete template, print it, and cut out the pieces you need.
Begin to make Pete’s eyes by gluing the inner eyes to the outer eyes.
Glue the eyes to the middle of Pete’s head, with one on each side of the head.
Next, glue the nose just below the eyes in the middle of the face.
Take the arms and glue them to the back of Pete’s body, near his upper torso.
Position the walking stick in one of Pete’s hands and glue it in place.
Finish up by gluing the hiking boots to the bottom of both legs.
Be sure to check out all our fun animal crafts for kids while you’re here. Your kids will thank you!
Camping Ideas For Kids
Are you and your little campers craving more camping fun? Look no further! Keep reading to discover some great craft and activity ideas that will spark smiles and memories.
From making your own paper campfire to coloring camping inspired art by numbers, we’ve got you covered! So, gather ’round the campfire and explore some camping themed ideas your little adventurers are sure to love.
Camping Themed Activities
Camping Books For Kids
Do you want to create a whole camping-themed unit to go with these crafts? If so, keep reading. We’ve got lots of great ideas to get you started!
Books are a great way to get even further into a theme! On top of that, reading to kids helps them develop a stronger vocabulary and helps them learn to focus. It’s a win-win situation!
Below are some of the top camping themed books for kids.
The Little Book of Camping- Teach young kids all about what goes into camping with this cute and simple book!
Pete the Cat Goes Camping- This book is great for little readers who love Pete the Cat. Read it before going camping to get the kids excited for their trip!
A Campfire Tail- This sweet book is a great way to talk to kids about empathy and friendship. Kids love the fun illustrations and storyline.
Fun Pete The Cat Resources
Camping Crafts For Kids
Crafting is a fun and enriching activity that ignites children’s imagination and creativity! When they use their imaginations, they can go on camping adventures without ever leaving their home!
Add in some fun camping crafts listed below.
Paper Campfire Craft – A favorite part of camping is gathering around the campfire at night, roasting marshmallows for scrumptious s’mores.
Kids can relive those fantastic moments all year round with this paper campfire. Download the free printable template and let your kids create this fun camping activity with only a few supplies.
Squirrel Craft – Kids will be able to create the most adorable and playful paper squirrel with this fun craft! We’ve made it super easy for them to make this cute nut-loving friend with our free template.
They can even customize the colors. Is your squirrel brown, gray, or red?
Bear Craft – Do you have a favorite book featuring a bear? One of our favorites is We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, and this craft would go perfectly with it!
Use it for B is for bears, learning more about animals, or with another favorite story like, Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
Paper Plate Skunk Craft – Kids can create an irresistibly cute skunk using an everyday paper plate! They’ll bring this adorable skunk to life with some paint and our free template! It’s guaranteed to make everyone smile.
Camping Activities For Kids
Embark on a learning adventure with the kids using dot markers and our camping do a dot printables!
These engaging worksheets offer a blend of learning and creativity, assisting kids with letter recognition, counting, sight words, and more. For added durability, laminate the sheets and use them with buttons or pom poms!
Even when the kiddos can’t be off camping, they can still experience some of the fun through these camping dot to dot printables.
This fun activity will help in developing their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination as they connect the dots from 1 to 30, unveiling three camping themed illustrations.
Get your little campers ready for some educational fun with these camping worksheets. Engage their minds with memory games, navigate through mazes, practice handwriting, solve puzzles, and more. These activities allow kids to explore nature while sharpening essential skills.
With our camping color by numbers, kids can bring 7 camping illustrations to life by following the numbered guide at the bottom of the page.
Kids will enhance their number and color recognition when they match the colors to the corresponding numbers. They’ll love seeing the pictures take shape with each number colored in!
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More Camping Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Pete template
- Download the Pete template, print it, and cut out the pieces you need.
- Begin to make Pete's eyes by gluing the inner eyes to the outer eyes.
- Glue the eyes to the middle of Pete's head, with one on each side of the head.
- Next, glue the nose just below the eyes in the middle of the face.
- Take the arms and glue them to the back of Pete's body, near his upper torso.
- Position the walking stick in one of Pete's hands and glue it in place.
- Finish up by gluing the hiking boots to the bottom of both legs.