Curbside Camp Videos & Resources

Access all of the Curbside Camp videos with material lists and links to additional resources/instructions.


  • June 1-5: Summer Fun 101
  • June 8-12: Race Through Space
  • June 15-19: Slam Dunk Summer
  • June 22-26: Claws, Paws, and Jaws
  • June 29-July 3: Red, White, and BOOM!
  • July 6-10: Spy Kids
  • July 13-17: “Sense“ational Science
  • July 20-24: Campers in Capes
  • July 27-31: Around the World in 5 Days
  • August 3-7: Tropical Paradise
  • August 10-14: End of Summer Splash

Summer Fun 101

June 1-5, 2020

Tie Dye T-Shirts


Curbside Camp Week 1! Check out our first activity…tie dye with Ms. Jelly!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • white t-shirt
  • bottles
  • tie dye
  • water
  • rubber bands
  • ziplock bag

TIE DYE PATTERNS & INSTRUCTIONS

TIE DYE FOLDING TECHNIQUES

S’mores Bars


Activity number two, S’mores Bars with a surprise guest! Don’t miss out on this delicious activity.

Materials needed for this activity:

  • pan
  • bowl
  • spoon
  • golden grahams
  • marshmallows
  • chocolate chips
  • vegetable oil

STEM Pool Noodle Castle


It’s Day 3 of Curbside Camp! Learn about engineering and cool off in the water with us today as we make Pool Noodle Castles! Can you make a better castle than Ms. Tulip?!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • tote
  • water
  • pool noodle rings
  • toothpicks

Pudding Slime


Did you know you can make slime out of pudding?! Check out this video with Mr. Goose to learn how!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • bowl
  • spoon
  • vanilla pudding
  • cornstarch
  • water

Leaf Rubbings


Finish up this week of Curbside Camp by learning about trees and doing leaf rubbings with Ms. Panda!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • paper
  • crayons
  • leaves

ISU EXTENSION TREE IDENTIFICATION KEY

ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION TREE GUIDE

Race Through Space

June 8-12, 2020

Moon Sand


Join us for Week 2 of Curbside Camp: Race Through Space! We’ve got a week’s worth of great activities, starting off with Moon Sand!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • bowl
  • flour
  • baby oil


Constellation Viewing Kit


Take a look at the stars with Ms. Panda when we make Constellation Viewing Kits! Which constellation is your favorite?

Materials needed for this activity:

  • white circle paper
  • black circle paper
  • yellow avocado paper
  • brass paper fastener
  • toothpicks
  • pen
  • glue
  • printed constellations
  • toilet paper roll

NASA SOLAR SYSTEM EXPLORATION

Galaxy Bark


Enjoy a sweet treat that’s out of this world today when we make Galaxy Bark!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • pan
  • wax paper
  • bowl
  • spoon
  • dark blue candy melts
  • purple candy melts
  • white candy melts
  • gold sprinkles

Exploding Asteroids


Who doesn’t like explosions? We’ll be making our own explosions today with this super cool science experiment: Exploding Asteroids!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • bowl
  • straw
  • baking soda
  • black washable paint
  • silver glitter
  • warm water
  • vinegar

Paper Plate UFOs


Make your own alien today and fly it into space with a paper plate UFO!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • two paper plates
  • green paper
  • clear plastic cup
  • markers
  • glue
  • tape

Slam Dunk Summer

June 15-19, 2020

Origami Basketballs


Welcome to Week 3 of Curbside Camp: Slam Dunk Summer! We’re starting the week off learning how to do origami basketball with Mr. Goose!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Tape (optional)


Oreo Baseballs


Knock your sweet tooth out of the park today with Oreo Baseballs!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Ziplock bag
  • Cream cheese
  • Oreos
  • Almond bark
  • Pull apart Twizzlers


Minute To Win It


Check out these Minute to Win It activities with a couple of our favorite counselors!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • Cookies
  • Plastic cups
  • Pieces of cardstock
  • Balloons
  • Cotton balls
  • Vaseline
  • Popsicle sticks


Shoebox Fooseball


Have you ever wanted your own foosball table? Make one today out of a shoebox with Ms. Panda!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • Shoebox
  • Wooden dowels
  • Clothespins
  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Ball
  • Beads


Nature Yoga


Become one with nature today as we do Nature Yoga! Listen to Ms. Rad as she tells us the story of how the elephant got its trunk.

Materials needed for this activity:

  • Yoga mat


Claws, Paws, and Jaws

June 22-26, 2020

Salt Dough Animal Tracks


This week Claws, Paws, and Jaws! We’re starting off by learning about animal tracks and making our own out of salt dough!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • bowl
  • spoon
  • flour
  • salt
  • water
  • popsicle stick
  • wax paper


Puppy Chow


This puppy chow is not for dogs! Today we’re making one of our favorite sweet treats!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • bowl
  • spoon/spatula
  • rice chex
  • chocolate chips
  • vegetable oil
  • vanilla
  • marshmallows
  • powdered sugar
  • gallon size ziplock bag


Animal Habitat Comparisons


Who doesn’t love learning about animals? We’re going to be learning about a couple animals and their habitats today as we make Animal Habitats!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • box
  • construction paper
  • scissors
  • glue
  • cotton balls
  • white stuffing
  • grass
  • moss
  • leaves
  • rocks
  • seashells


Ocean Animal Suncatchers


Catch some rays today with Ms. Tulip as we make Ocean Animal Suncatchers!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • black construction paper
  • coffee filters
  • markers
  • water
  • straw
  • scissors
  • tape/glue


Hungry Birds


Learn about bird beaks and adaptations as we play Hungry Birds with Ms. Roo!

Materials needed for this activity:

  • assorted beaks (spoon, spatula, chopsticks, tongs)
  • assorted food (pipe cleaners, popsicle sticks, pom pom balls, foam stickers)


Keep in touch!

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