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Camping Essentials for Kids to Make your Trip Shine

by Eugenia Lazaris

May 23, 2022

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Travel Tips

Camping is a great way for family travelers to make incredible memories, but camping with children can sometimes present a few challenges. A bit of packing savvy can ensure sure kids are comfortable, entertained and well-fed so they have an amazing time. Before heading into the wilderness on your next camping trip, make sure to bring along all the essentials to make happy campers out of the little ones.


A multiroom tent is a great option for families, giving everybody just enough personal space while giving kids the security of having their parents close by. This is also a great way for the kids to get some sleep while the adults stay up around the campfire after dark.


Camping comes with a lot of hours that need to be filled with activity, so come prepared. In addition to solar chargers to keep portable devices like smartphones charged, bring along some outdoor toys and games to keep the whole family engaged. Kites, frisbees, waterproof card games and magnetic chess sets are great options that are not only fun but also great for the outdoors. Uno Flip Splash is a fun option the whole family will enjoy.


Solar-powered speakers and portable movie projectors are a great way to keep everyone entertained. Simply use the side of the tent as a movie screen and gather around the campfire for a late night showing of a family favorite. The Mini DLP Projector from FATORK takes up little packing space and works with both iPhones and Androids.


Last but not least, don’t forget s’mores! Nothing goes better with kids and campfires than some ooey gooey roasted marshmallows sandwiched between melty chocolate and crunchy graham crackers. Make sure to bring all the necessary goodies to round out a perfect day of family fun in the great outdoors.


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