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Kids Camping Gear - What The Kids Must Carry For The Perfect Camping Experience

Jan 17, 2008
Camping with the family can be a very good way of spending some quality time and strengthen the family bonds. It is an established way to make the children understand the importance of living in nature and helps them be more independent doing things for themselves away from the luxuries of their home. The proper equipment and planning will make any camping trip more of a memorable experience and a very enjoyable one too.

When you decide to purchase your camping gear you should give a thought to purchasing some gear that the children will be able to use and help out with.

Children will love to be a part of setting up the tent and the fireplace at your chosen camping site. You will be able to locate a huge variety of children's camping gear at any sports mart, or even a general store might have some. Some camping gear that is made especially for children includes; battery operated torches (flash lights) rain coats, tents and sleeping bags. When the children are allowed to use their own camping gear they develop a sense of independence and self sufficiency.

Once you are done with the purchasing of the children's camping gear you must give a lot of thought to the trip itself. Deciding on the location and how you are going to get there is very important. You will definitely be driving a bit of the way; however, you should try to put in a lot of trekking into the effort as well. This is all part of the fun and adventure.

Instead of going out into the wilderness your should try to get a spot where there are a lot of activities that the kids can enjoy on the trip. If you can get a few of the kid's playmates to accompany you on the trip it will make the experience all the more enjoyable. Take some board games along on the trip to play when darkness falls, this will be an added joy to the ball games as well.

Apart from buying the children's camping gear and taking care of the entertainment aspect of the trip. Give a lot of thought to the safety measures you should be taking while on a camping trip. Start with educating the children about safety norms. This could include first aid and how to protect themselves should they come up against animals and reptiles.

First of all they should know that they must not stray further than they can be seen and heard. Tell them also to stay put when they are lost and make a lot of noise. This will be a great help in locating them. Each child must have their own pocket emergency torch as well. Then make sure they have ample clothing for the trip.

Once all this is taken care of you can rest assured you and the family will have a wonderful and memorable camping trip.
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