Camping Essentials for Families
Some of my favourite family memories involve camping! I recently caught this camping segment on the Marc & Mandy Show and it brought back a lot of memories!
When one goes camping there is not a whole lot to take. But when one goes camping with the family, there is a bit more that needs to come along. Let’s check out some camping essentials for families.
Essential #1: Life Jackets
Little campers love water so it’s important that you bring life jackets along.
Essential #2: Good Flashlight
More than likely you or one of your loved ones will need to go to the bathroom during the night. So bring along a good flashlight to light the way and prevent stubbing your toes on rocks and other things.
Essential #3: Food Cooler
Remember last year when you bought a small cooler and you thought it would be good enough for the trip and it wasn’t? Well this year make sure to bring a big enough cooler so you don’t have to end your trip early.
Essential #4: Hats with brims
This is definitely a must! You will need to have hats along to aid in the fight against sunburns for everyone.
Essential #5: Sunscreen
Keeping with the prevention of sunburns, be sure to bring sunscreen. Not every child will keep their hats on while playing in the sun!
Essential #6: Bug Spray
This is an essential for sure! Bug spray is important otherwise you will have some kids with a lot of bug bites. No one wants that!
Essential #7: Sleeping Gear
This really depends on how old your children are and their needs. It’s ideal to have a foam padding set on the floor of your tent to prevent getting cold at night. Along with a tent (duh) and some sleeping bags and pillows. You should be set!