Get Your 2021 Summer Camp Box
Just in time for summer activities! Buy your dog or cat summer camp box today and enjoy fun crafts for the whole family. Buy today.
COVID-19 Update – 2021 Camp Sessions Canceled
We are sorry to report that at this time, we do not plan to host Lifelong Friends Summer Camp in 2021 due to COVID-19. We truly appreciate your kindness and support of our lifesaving mission!
Are you looking for some fun things to do at home with your child? See our in-home resources below or purchase a summer camp box.
At-Home Activities for Kids
Looking for fun, animal-focused or nature-themed projects for your kids to do at home? Here are a few ideas:
Create enrichment for the animals at the shelter:
The following are some great craft activities you can do at home. A big thanks to these special sites and the people who have created and shared these wonderful ideas.
- Cat mask craft
- Paper bag giraffe puppet craft
- Flamingo handprint craft
- Toilet paper roll owl craft
- Animal crafts for kids
- Make your own herb terrarium
- Make your own egg carton greenhouse
- Make your own butterfly feeder
- Make your own garden markers by painting stones
- Make your own earthworm hotel
- Make your own Cheerios bird feeder
City Wildlife Safari
You don’t have to live in a jungle to see animals — there are lots of wildlife in towns and cities, too.
Hard-Working Animals Guessing Game
How many hard-working animals can you name? Play this guessing game and find out!
The Home Sweet Home Hike
Animals need homes, too. Going home-hunting is fun when you know where to look.
Many animals only come out at night. Find out how to spot them!
Take an Animal Census
This fascinating activity shows you how to take a census of the animals in your own backyard.
Walk Like the Animal
Quick! Run like a dog, crab, or turtle! This fun race will have you and your family walking like your favorite animals.
All animals need water to survive. Learn how you can help give them a drink to quench their thirst.
This game will test your knowledge of animal names.
In this game, see if you can match up the animal with its baby animal name.