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Kids' Adventure-Ready Backpack

Instill a love of nature and the great outdoors in kids with this easy-to-create fabric backpack filled with fun tools for little explorers.

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Attach Bottom of Straps

Turn backpack right side out and attach the other end of straps about two inches below the opening of the backpack on the backside.

Add Pockets

Create pockets out of canvas and stitch or rivet to front of backpack. Finally, embellish backpack with charms, lettering and other personal touches.

Create Bug Jars

Remove and discard center piece of jelly or pint jar lid, leaving just the outer ring. Cut a piece of window screen to fit inside lid ring and attach to inside of lid with hot glue. Print "bug shack" or other saying onto sticker paper and attach to jars.

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