If you consider yourself outdoorsy in any way, we have quite the treat for you!
Whether it’s backyard camping with the kiddos, or up in the mountains, these awesome tricks and tips are sure to impress!
Use the kids’ foam flooring as extra padding in your tent.
Strap a headlamp to your gallon of water to make an easy lantern.
Tin can bread
You can find the recipe for this yummy bread.
Know your plants
Some of these poisonous plants can easily be confused. Know your leaves to protect yourself and your family.
Light a match
Stick some sand paper on the top of your match box (in this case an empty baby food container), so you can easily light it.
To Go Toothpaste
Dab these on a let them dry. Then you get put them in a plastic bag for on the go teeth cleaning. Just pop one in your mouth and add water.
Campfire Cresent rolls
You can also fill them with yummy stuff like pizza toppings or Nutella!
Tic Tac spices
Store and organize your spices in empty Tic Tac cases.
With a straw and lighter, you can make single-use pouches like these for toothpaste or ointments.
Single serve coffee
With a little dental floss and a coffee filter, you can learn to make your own here.
Or, you can just bring a handful of these single serve packs.
Create a cozy and romantic atmosphere with these DIY candle sticks.
Make your own hand washing station with an empty detergent bottle.
Hanging pot rack
With nothing more than a belt and some hooks, you got yourself a hanging rack.
Make yummy treats with the family!
Pill bottle first aid kit
Small and compact, this can be thrown in your pocket while hiking.
With a bit of a shake, you can make these over the fire!
Make your own washing machine with a plunger and a bucket!
DIY fire starters are easy with an egg carton and charcoal.
Toast some Starburst
Sounds silly, I know. But grill these yummy candies over the fire until they are soft and bubbly for a fun and unique treat!
Polenta cakes are an easy starch to pair with tons of meal options.
Oh man, does this look decadent or what?
Mark your trail
With this bio-degradable tape.
Hunt for treasures
Create a cool scavenger hunt for the kiddos.
Make your own portable john, with a milk crate, a bucket, and a toilet seat.
Wax fire starters
Cotton swabs dipped in wax make for awesome fire starters.
Freeze gallon jugs of water to use to keep your food cold, and to drink.
DIY tick repellent
Learn how to make this easy and all-natural tick repellent below.
Camping is such a fun activity for families to do together. So grab this list, pack up the car, and go get some fresh air in the great outdoors!