Camping Books and Activities for Little Learners

Does anyone else think about camping when Summer rolls around? My husband LOVES to go camping, but this Summer we’re unable to make the trip. So, we’re bringing the camping fun home! I hope y’all will join us with these fun camping books and activities for little learners!

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Camping Themed Math and Literacy Centers

We are loving our new camping themed unit for toddlers and preschoolers! The first thing I grab when it’s time to put together our camping books and activities is this set. This unit includes 10+ hands-on, printable activities in color and black/white. Your little ones will love practicing common Preschool skills like counting, colors, shapes, and more! Each center in the unit can be adapted for little ones ages 2-4 and includes tons of fine motor skills practice!

CLICK HERE to grab this camping themed unit!

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Camping Book Recommendations

Before your order or purchase any new books for this unit, take a quick look through the books you already own and I bet you’ll find lots of good ones! But if you’re looking for some new ones, you can find some of our favorites below! *These links are Amazon affiliate resources. I will earn a small commission at no extra cost to you if you choose to purchase using my links!*

Curious George Goes Camping – Maraget Rey

When We Go Camping – Margret Ruurs

Llama Llama Loves Camping – Anna Dewdney

S is for S’mores: A Camping Alphabet – Helen Foster James

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FREE Campfire Shapes Matching Mat

We love sensory bins! I just can’t ever pass up a great opportunity to put together some fun sensory bin activities to match our different themes! And as LG gets older, our collection of academic sensory bins grows as well!

This FREE sensory bin matching mat is a fun addition to your camping theme whether you choose to use a sensory bin or NOT. Simply provide your kiddos with the cut out pieces and help them make their matches on the matching mat! This set practices identifying and matching shapes!

CLICK HERE to grab your FREE campfire matching mat!

Summer Math and Literacy Worksheets

One of our favorite activities each month are our themed worksheets. Using worksheets with preschoolers may sound a little odd, but LG LOVES these practice pages! All of the pages include coloring, cutting, gluing, tracing, and more! That way your kiddos are combining fine motor skills practice with academic skills! With 40+ practice pages, this NO PREP set is a lifesaver!

CLICK HERE to grab these Summer worksheets!

FREE Backyard BINGO Board

A camping theme is a perfect opportunity to spend some extra time outside! If you’re running out of ideas for outside time at this point in the Summer, no worries! Be sure to grab this FREE Backyard BINGO card! I love to use this as a way to get extra outside time before we move on to screen time. Simply complete a BINGO in order to get your screen!

CLICK HERE to grab these FREE BINGO cards!

FREE Camping Activity Plans

Are you ready to get busy with this theme? Don’t forget to grab your FREE camping themed plans! These plans include Sensory, Math, Literacy, and Fine Motor activities for 9 days. You can spread them out across a whole month or use them like we are for 2 M-F weeks!

CLICK HERE to grab your free camping plans!


Would you like to have a FULL YEAR of basics covered for your Homeschool Preschool plans? Be sure to grab our Preschool Math & Literacy MEGA BUNDLE and save over $50! This bundle covers TONS of common Preschool skills and can follow your little ones from ages 2yo-5yo and beyond!

CLICK HERE to check out our Preschool MEGA BUNDLE!

I hope you and your kiddos have TONS of fun this Summer with these camping books and activities for little learners! We LOVE using our favorite seasonal themes as ways to sneak in a little extra academic practice, and this theme is no exception! Have fun, friends!

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