Glow in the Dark Preschool Camping Craft
Preschoolers will light up over this Camping Night Sky art exploration!
This art experience is a fun way to introduce glow in the dark paint to young children. Perfect to pair with your Camping Theme Activities.
Perfect to pair with your Camping Theme Activities.
This fun activity is one of 200 hands on preschool activities featured in our Pre-K Play Ideas eBook! Purchase our eBook to have all of these activity pages at your fingertips.
Use a paint brush to splatter glow in the dark paint over the entire surface of the black construction paper to create the night sky, let dry.
Cut a triangle shape from the red construction paper to make a tent.
Paint the entire surface of the tent with glow in the dark paint, let dry. Cut a single line from the wide base of the tent about a quarter of the way to the tip - fold back as shown to create tent opening.
Glue tent in the middle of the black night sky, be sure to keep the flaps open.
Optional: Use black paint to paint silhouettes of trees, plants, etc. on the black night sky.
Use an orange or red glow in the dark paint to create a campfire at the tent opening.
Let the painting sit near bright natural or household light to charge it up.
Turn off the lights and enjoy camping under the stars!
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