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Hands On Crafts for Kids Series 5: Camp Hands On (cc)

Hands On Crafts for Kids Series 5: Camp Hands On (cc)

Camping can be so much fun, and so educational. What children can learn when they go camping are skills they take with them all of their lives. As in past series, kids explore their creativity through crafts and also learn about camping, nature and the great outdoors. Learning takes place through curriculum-based creative projects, helping them express themselves and build self-esteem. A portion of proceeds is donated to non-profit projects. Produced by Katherine Stull, Inc. Closed-Captioned. Programs available on 13 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 13-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail
Also see: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8; Series 9; Series 10; Series 11;Series 12; Series 13; Series 14


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1. Camp Supplies (cc)

1. Camp Supplies (cc)

It's time to get ready for your Camp Hands On adventure, but first you need to collect a few supplies. Projects include: Water Bottle Holder - You can get thirsty hiking in the woods; always carry this foam water bottle holder. Safety Kit - A clear acrylic box holds first aid supplies. Safety first! Click for more


2. Make New Friends (cc)

2. Make New Friends (cc)

Camp is a great time to form new friendships. To keep a friend you need to be a friend. These projects will help you! Projects include: Friendship Tree - Introduce your friends to each other with this tree made from wire and wood shapes. Friendship Card - Don't lose touch with your friends from Click for more


3. Take a Hike Into the Woods (cc)

3. Take a Hike Into the Woods (cc)

Journey along the trail and see what you can find for your crafts; just remember not to disturb any of the wildlife. Projects include: Eyes Like a Hawk - Make a model of this majestic bird using foam and Styrofoam. Bear Wind Chime - Hope you don't see any bears, unless it's a wind chime bear made Click for more


4. Tracking and Folklore (cc)

4. Tracking and Folklore (cc)

Shh! We're tracking some of the animals of the forest and looking for signs of the people and animals that lived here many years ago. Projects include: Forest Totem - Egg carton and paint are the form for a Native American Totem. Animal Print Frame - Simulate animal fur using oil pastels on a paper Click for more


5. The Night Sky (cc)

5. The Night Sky (cc)

The sky seems closer when you're far away from the city lights. Projects include: Constellations - Create models of constellations from foil. Stars Mobile - This mobile actually glows in the dark, with stars and metallic embellishments. Rocket to ? - Take a trip to the sky in your own rocket Click for more


6. Fun and Games (cc)

6. Fun and Games (cc)

When the weather is rainy it's time to create your own fun with games you craft yourself. Projects include: Hopscotch - Use acrylic paint on vinyl flooring to make a 1 to 10 Hopscotch game. Make Your Own Game Board - Attach a spinner and a path through the woods with cutouts; then let the game Click for more


7. Around the Campfire (cc)

7. Around the Campfire (cc)

Tell stories, roast marshmallows and sing camp songs around the Hands On campfire. Projects include: Talking Stick - It's your turn to talk if you're holding the painted stick. Scary Puppet - What's a campfire without a good monster story? Make a puppet to help you tell your tale. Make Your Click for more


8. Nature (cc)

8. Nature (cc)

From the backyard to the campground, there's a lot to see in the world of nature. Projects include: Candle Cover - Butterflies decorate this beautiful paper and glass cover for a candle. Flower Plant Hanger - Save a 2-liter bottle to make a painted plant holder of your favorite flower. Squirrel Click for more


9. Down by the River (cc)

9. Down by the River (cc)

Let's go wading along the edge of the water and see what we find. Projects include: Metallic Snail - This metallic foil snail is a lot flashier than his real-life counterpart. Flip Flops - Keep your feet dry with a pair of flip-flops decorated with beads and foam. Frog Marionette - If only Click for more


10. Bugs (cc)

10. Bugs (cc)

"Recommended. The common theme for the crafts is insects, and includes items such as a firefly lantern, bugs made with wire and beads, a butterfly net, a foil and Styrofoam dragonfly, and paper ladybugs. An adult models each activity, and a supply list is posted onscreen. Useful for art classes, camping programs, Click for more


11. Craft Cabin (cc)

11. Craft Cabin (cc)

Every camp has a craft time. Here are some traditional and very new camp crafts. Projects include: Key Chains - You have to learn how to use lacing at camp! Hamburger - Everyone talks about camp food, but we did something about it, with a fun Styrofoam and foam hamburger. ABC Pins - Make Click for more


12. Camp Memories (cc)

12. Camp Memories (cc)

Don't forget a single minute of your camp experience, even if it was only one night in a tent in your backyard. Projects include: Postcards from Camp - Use stencils and stamps to make your own postcards. Camp Journal - Write your thoughts and reflections on the pages of your own decorated journal. Click for more


13. Camp Hands On Cabin (cc)

13. Camp Hands On Cabin (cc)

This will be your home for the next few nights, decorate with personalized accessories. (They work in your room at home too!) Projects include: Sleeping Bag Pillow - This painted pillow is also a carry all for your clothes and your sleeping bag. Door Hanger - Keep out! Or maybe, Come On In! What's Click for more





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