A DIY Paper Camping Trip

Written by Joel Henriques of Made by Joel for Building Blocks.

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I loved camping when I was a kid – the clean smell of the woods, the quiet, and the roasting of marshmallows over a fire. Most of the time, I went with my grandpa and a friend or two from school. We had a rather old tent, as opposed to a trailer, but it was so much fun. I wanted to create this scene from my childhood out of paper so that my kids could take part in the same experience.

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Download my paper campsite printable and start adventuring with your kids! I hope this set gives you and your family a little taste of the great outdoors.


Happy summer, everyone!

Adore this! I’m a sucker for vintage caravans and all things miniature. Had fun making miniature gardens with my daughter and her friends this summer. You can see here:

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