Are you looking for fun Camping Theme Preschool Activities?
This Set is PACKED with all kinds of forest and camping theme learning fun. Kids will get to use their hands and play while working on counting, letters, patterns, and shapes.
There are so many amazing center ideas for your camping lesson plans for preschool.
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CAMPING THEME PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES
You will probably need a wide variety of preschool camping theme activities for your camp theme lesson planning. We’ve included activities ranging from alphabet and counting to patterns, sight words, and more. Check them out below.
Camping Math Activities for Preschoolers
Anytime we are teaching early math we need to cover different parts of number sense. In the following math activities, you’ll find counting, subitizing, graphing, 10 frames, and more to teach number sense during your preschool camping theme.
Pine Tree Counting Puzzles
Match the number with the correct tally marks and dots.
Marshmallow Counting Pretend Play
Pick a card. Move the correct amount of “marshmallows” onto the “graham cracker.”
Marshmallow Stamp & Count
Use a marshmallow to stamp out the corresponding number on each number strip.
Camp Theme Measurement Activity
Use blocks to measure how long each card is. Use other types of manipulatives as well.
Tent 10 Frames
Pick a card to see what number to use. Place the corresponding number of manipulatives on the 10 frame squares.
Spin & Stack S’mores
Spin the s’more spinner. Stack the corresponding number of blocks on the corresponding graham cracker square.
Camping Theme Literacy Activities
In preschool, we work on a range of literacy skills depending on where our kiddos are at. Here are camping-themed centers for alphabet letters, syllables, sight words, and more to use in your camping preschool theme.
Sight Word S’mores
Spell words with marshmallows! Use the card as your guide. Thread the marshmallows on the skewers to spell the word on the card.
Letter Matching S’mores
Match the lower case marshmallow with the upper case chocolate and graham cracker.
Alphabet Hunt Bag
Use the flashlight to find the letters of the alphabet. When you find one, mark it on the Letter Hunt card.
Sleeping Bag Letter Matching
Match the upper case letter to the lower case letter on the sleeping bag. Tuck it in tightly!
Camping Theme Crafts
Grab these amazing camping theme craft ideas for your preschool art center. Handprint crafts are always a favorite and building pictures with shapes is a math skill as well as art.
Campfire Name Craft
Trace your handprint on red, orange, and yellow paper. Cut out a handprint for as many letters as you have in your name. Glue in the correct order on the fire logs.
Shapes Campfire Craft
Cut out the various shapes and use them to create a campfire. Then record the number of each shape you used.
Color Sorting and more Preschool Camping Theme Activities
If you are needing additional playful ideas for centers and circle time activities, these printables are a perfect fit for you.
Camp Tent Color Patterns
Use colored craft sticks to copy the tent patterns. See what other shapes you can make using the craft sticks.
Camp Theme Cutting Practice
Pick one of the cutting practice cards. Cut carefully along the dotted line.
Numbers & Letters Tent Sort
Place all the letters in the “Letters” tent for the night, and place all the numbers in the “Numbers” tent for the night.
CAMPING THEME PRESCHOOL WORKSHEETS
In addition to the hands-on Camping Theme Preschool activities above, we also created 15 fun worksheets for you. These worksheets include tracing, counting, letter recognition, and more.
Camping Theme Preschool Math Worksheets
These camping theme worksheets cover a variety of early math skills. Teach kids shapes, counting, number recognition, and number sense with these fun math printables.
Camping Theme Literacy Worksheets for Preschool
Literacy is a HUGE part of what we are working on in preschool. Start working on letter recognition and letter tracing or learning high frequency color words.
More Camping Preschool Activities
In addition to math and literacy, preschoolers also need to practice other skills like patterns, sorting, and fine motor skills. These camping worksheets are an excellent source for additional practice.