Camping with kids (even babies) is not only possible, it’s FUN! But to make the venture a pleasant experience for everyone, you’ve gotta have the right gear. We’ve got four boys and we go camping all the time, so I’ve compiled a list of camping items for kids that will knock the hot dog right off your roaster.
Spice up your hot dog roaster with a fishing pole! Your kids will love this.
Kids love catching bugs while they are camping. This toy let’s you catch bugs without even touching them. Guaranteed to be a hit.
My son got these for Christmas and he loves them. They are well-built and my son just grabs a buddy and they have so much fun with these.
When you’re sitting around the fire and it’s getting dark, your kids can disappear very quickly. Slap these are their wrists and you’ll know exactly where they are at all times.
If you’re tent camping, you’ll want this. Instead of your kids climbing in and out of your tent and getting dirt everywhere, set up a tent just for them.
Just find two trees and voila!
S’mores are tricky and messy. This tool lets your kids pile all the ingredients inside and start cooking. Easy and less mess.
If you have a camper, you’ll want this. Instead of your kids getting tons of cups dirty or using endless amounts of plastic cups, have them hand their cup up on the cup holder. They will only get one cup dirty the entire trip!
My husband does not like our kids to use his binoculars when we’re camping. So, let them have fun too and buy them a pair of their own.
Truth be told, I have never tried this product, but what a genius idea. With 4 1/2 stars on Amazon, you can’t go wrong.
Hours of fun. So simple.
When you camp with a baby, you don’t want to set them down in the dirt. This is a lifesaver. Especially during meal time.
This would work for a tent or a camping trailer. It saves space and gives you your own space.
Why should you have to carry everything when you’re hiking? It includes a whistle and a bungee so they can bring along their favorite stuffed animal.
Toddlers like to feel grown up. That’s why they love this camping set with a carrying bag too!
Talk about awesome. Casting feels more like target practice. Now fishing and hunting are one in the same!
Campfire safety is always a concern when camping. This cool campfire cover keeps the embers hot and the fire safe at night. Then it’s ready to start back up in the morning. Plus, you won’t start the forest on fire while you’re sleeping.
You never know when the temperatures are going to drop and then you have cold kiddos. These rechargeable hand warmers with keep your kiddos toasty warm all night long.
You need all the space you can get when you’re packing everything for camping. That’s why you’ll love this water bottle.
These are lightweight, portable and therapeutic for kids. They will love sleeping in this at night.
If you didn’t already know, there’s dirt everywhere when you’re camping. This will keep your babies clean and happy the entire trip.
Lifesaver. Now you can actually go on hikes!
My kids hate being sprayed with bug repellent. Now you don’t have to.
This is a way fun game that your kids will play for hours.
All the kids want their own flashlight. Problem solved.
This is no joke. These not only work, they work for little girls too.
Your S’mores world is about to be rocked. Check it out.
These are so awesome. Comes in a pack of 12 and adds to the already mesmerizing campfire.
Pocketknives and hatchets make me nervous. But bow and arrows are little bit more safe and hours of fun.
This is a new game similar to Bocce Ball, but specifically for kids. It’s easy and a lot of fun.
What fun products have you used for your kids during camping? Leave your comments below.
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