28 Camping Tips That Can Help Everyone
Marsha Gillis 11/1/2015
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.
alittlecampy.com DIY lantern
Strap a headlamp to your gallon of water to make an easy lantern.
flickr.com Tin can bread
You can find the recipe for this yummy bread,
justapinch.com Know your plants
Some of these poisonous plants can easily be confused. Know your leaves to protect yourself and your family.
sheknows.com 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.
ruggedthuglife.com Campfire Cresent rolls
You can also fill them with yummy stuff like pizza toppings or Nutella! Get full instructions
instructables.com Tic Tac spices
Store and organize your spices in empty Tic Tac cases.
skruben.blogspot.ca Single-use pouches
With a straw and lighter, you can make single-use pouches like these for toothpaste or ointments. Get full instructions
briangreen.net Single serve coffee
With a little dental floss and a coffee filter, you can learn to make your own
scjohnson.com Coffee packs
Or, you can just bring a handful of these single serve packs.
pinterest.com Candle lit
Create a cozy and romantic atmosphere with these DIY candle sticks. Learn how
asubtlerevelry.com Water station
Make your own hand washing station with an empty detergent bottle.
greatwildoutdoors.com Hanging pot rack
With nothing more than a belt and some hooks, you got yourself a hanging rack.
pinterest.com Campfire cones
Make yummy treats with the family! Find full instructions
Pill bottle first aid kit
Small and compact, this can be thrown in your pocket while hiking.
chasinggreen.org Pancake mix
With a bit of a shake, you can make these over the fire! For full instructions, go
onegoodthingbyjillee.com DIY washer
Make your own washing machine with a plunger and a bucket! Learn how
refashionista.wordpress.com Fire starter
DIY fire starters are easy with an egg carton and charcoal.
sewmanyways.blogspot.com 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!
blogger.com Grilled Polenta
Polenta cakes are an easy starch to pair with tons of meal options. Get more instructions on how to cook it
campfirevegan.blogspot.com Cinnamon rolls
Oh man, does this look decadent or what? Get the recipe
trulysimple.com Mark your trail
With this bio-degradable tape. Get it
gofastandlight.com Hunt for treasures
Create a cool scavenger hunt for the kiddos.
thetaylor-house.com Portable potty
Make your own portable john, with a milk crate, a bucket, and a toilet seat.
rootsimple.com Wax fire starters
Cotton swabs dipped in wax make for awesome fire starters.
pinterest.com Freezer bottles
Freeze gallon jugs of water to use to keep your food cold, and to drink.
campingblogger.net 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! Any other tips or tricks for us? Make sure and comment below!
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