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Summer Camps at Home Get crafty: Keep the kids busy with these fun home art projects

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'The art camp vibe can be recreated in the safety of your own home'

'The art camp vibe can be recreated in the safety of your own home'

'The art camp vibe can be recreated in the safety of your own home'

Brushing up on artistic skills sounds like a great way to spend the summer… but what’s a family to do when several popular art camps are either booked out or moving their activities online? With a little ingenuity, the art camp vibe can be recreated in the safety of your own home. Pull together the basics: art supplies, scrap, recyclables, costumes, and the creativity should soon follow.

For hands-on workshop ideas, take a leaf out of the professionals’ book with a number of simple and fun projects designed to spark creativity in little (and not so little) ones.

1 Make a pinhole camera