Indoor Camping Campfire

Use this as a creative tool to teach fire safety to young children, without the risk of getting burned!

Craft Time: Under 30 mins

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: C_33248, february2013, make your happy, indoor camping, indoor activites, kids activities, woods, camping, campout, campfire, fire, foam, creatology, tissue paper


  • Celebrate It® Tissue Paper - Orange and Red
  • Craft Smart® Glue
  • Creatology™ Foam - Dark Brown, Light Brown and Tan
  • Sharpie® Marker - Black
  • Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Empty Paper Towel Tube
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Step 1
Cut paper towel tube in half.

Step 2
Cut pieces of tissue in half, gather in centre to make a puff and insert into one end of tube. Secure with glue.

Step 3
Add red to create "flame".

Step 4
Use black marker to make bark circles on brown foam.

Step 5
Roll foam and secure with staple at each end.

Step 6
Roll darker brown foam and insert into rolled log.

Step 7
Place logs around your "campfire".