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    Adventure Backpack

    Get your kids outside and exploring all that nature has to offer with their very own adventure backpack!


    DIY Backpack:
  • canvas or duck cloth cut to 12” x 35” for an EASY to create DIY Backpack.
  • for straps 23” x 3” piece of same material
  • canvas for front pockets (optional)
    (can also use a ready made backpack if you don’t want to create one from scratch)

    Bug Jar:
  • pint or jelly jars
  • sticker paper
  • window screen

    Nature Press:
  • cardboard
  • newsprint
  • thin plywood or cigar box
  • small bungee cord

  • window screen
  • small wooden picture frame

    Other Materials:
  • stapler
  • hot glue gun
  • tin snips
  • spray paint (optional, use with stencils for designs on created backpack)
  • Fill your bag with: magnifying glass, butterfly net, compass, gloves, hat or visor, sunglasses, personalize it to your child’s personality
  • (watch related video)

    Step 1

    Start with...

    Step 2

    Create Straps

    Step 3

    Attach Straps

    Step 4

    Finish off

    Step 5


    Step 6

    Bug Jar

    Step 7

    Bug Jar

    Step 8

    Bug Jar

    Step 9


    Step 10


    Step 11

    Nature Press

    Step 12

    Nature Press

    Step 13

    Nature Press

    Step 14

    Make it...

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