The Martinez Family's Story

Memories In The Making

This family has the chance to reconnect with each other through their RV road trips.

DIY Campsite Lanterns


  • 1 empty classic oats container (per lantern)
  • Colored construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Wax paper
  • Pencil
  • Googly eyes
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Markers
  • Glue stick
  • 1 brad (per lantern)
  • Twine
  • 1 package (4) flameless candles

How to

  1. Cut off the bottom of the oatmeal container to create a cylinder that’s open on both ends.
  2. Using the base of the cylinder for a pattern, draw two circles on construction paper (these will become your lantern’s “face” and “tails”). Cut out the circles.
  3. Using the side of your cylinder for a pattern, trace one full rotation onto wax paper (this will become your lantern’s sides). Cut out the wax paper.
  4. Cut three large rectangles out of the sides of your cylinder (this is so the light will shine through). Remember to leave plenty of “support” cardboard in between each rectangle.
  5. Wrap your full cylinder in wax paper, making sure to leave both ends open. Secure the wax paper with glue.
  6. Decorate your “face” and “tail” circles with googly eyes, pipe cleaners, and markers to create your animal of choice.
  7. Attach your “face” circle to the front of your cylinder with glue and your “tail” circle to the back of your cylinder using a brad.
  8. “Swing” the tail circle to insert your four (lit) flameless candles. Swing it back shut.
  9. Hang your lantern from your RV using twine.
  10. Relax and enjoy!
The Martinez Family


The Martinez Family

This is how we shut down from a busy week – we come out here in nature, and our kids get to be kids. - Tara

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