Summer camp may look different this year, but there are still many opportunities for learning and fun!

Whether you’re stuck indoors or ready for outdoor adventure, you’ll find crafts, recipes, STEM projects, and more for campers of all ages.

Check out summer activities from our kids’ books below!

Pre-K through Grade 2

Save-My-T-Shirt Pillow
from Sewing School by Amie Petronis Plumley & Andria Lisle

Unleashing Kids’ Inner Animal with Creative Play
from Howl like a Wolf! by Kathleen Yale

Bird-Watching Scavenger Hunt from Backpack Explorer: Bird Watch

Storytelling Starters from Show Me a Story by Emily K. Neuburger

Make a Moon Diary from Sky Gazing by Meg Thacher

Grades 2 through 5

Make Carrot Applesauce Bites from Baking Class by Deanna F. Cook

Sew Your Own Snack Time Pouch from Sewing School 2 by Amie Petronis Plumley & Andria Lisle

Make Jamaican Banana Punch and Chinese Fried Rice from Cooking Class Global Feast! by Deanna F. Cook

Cool Kitchen Pantry Science Experiments from Mason Jar Science by Jonathan Adolph

Outdoor Fun in a Jar from Mason Jar Science by Jonathan Adolph

Creative Journaling Prompts from Journal Sparks by Emily K. Neuburger

Make Queso Blanco Cheese from Say Cheese! by Ricki Carroll & Sarah Carroll

Found Object Sculpture from Art Sparks by Marion Abrams & Hilary Emerson Lay

Build a Coffee Tub Nest Box for Birds from Wildlife Ranger Action Guide by Mary Kay Carson

Make a Loom Tent Hideout from Backyard Adventure by Amanda Thomsen

Grades 5 through 8

Drawing Nature (Even When You’re Stuck Indoors) from Nature Anatomy Notebook by Julia Rothman

Five Ways to Lend a Hand at Home from How to Be a Person by Catherine Newman

Learn to Garden: Transplanting Tips from Gardening with Emma by Emma Biggs with Steven Biggs

Make Your Own Hypertufa Containers from Gardening with Emma by Emma Biggs with Steven Biggs

Relaxing Recipes for a Spa Sleepover Party from Girls’ Home Spa Lab by Maya Pagán

Embroider a Mandala from Stitch Camp by Nicole Blum & Catherine Newman