Keep the Big Bad Wolf Out of Your Tent – Camping Tips

Taking your family camping for the first time can be a challenge. After all, you need to ensure you have everything you need to make sure it’s a great trip. But camping can be fun for the family; especially with small kids. You can do magical things like looking for fairies, and you can read classic stories (Hansel and Gretel and Red Riding Hood would be fitting) around the campfire. And getting outdoors can do your family a world of good. Just make sure you have these things to ensure your family stays safe and happy during the camping trip. And it will stop you turning into a big bad wolf during the trip; in fact, you might let your hair down and enjoy the time with your family!


Camping Tips for the Woodland Creature in You


Make sure you get a good waterproof tent


There’s nothing worse than ending up with a flooded tent after nighttime showers. After all, it could cause your family to end with the flu. And it could mean you have wet clothes and beds which might mean you need to head home early. Therefore, to stop this all from occurring, you need to make sure you make a wise choice when it comes to your tent. You want one which is sturdy and will stay in good condition during the night. Make sure it’s completely waterproof, so no water can trickle through during the night! It would be wise to read up about tents before you buy one so that you know you are making a good choice with your family tent!


Ensure you have a great flashlight


It’s bound to happen that your little one will need to go to the toilet during the night. And it can be a challenge to find them in the pitch black. Therefore, you and your child might end up falling over and getting an injury! To stop this occurring, you need to look into finding a good flashlight which will be your saving grace during midnight loo breaks. You can look online to find reviews for the best tactical flashlight. With one of these, you can ensure it will stay working in whatever weather you may face. And it’s long-lasting so you won’t have to worry about it turning off on the way back to the tent with your kid!



Look into taking a portable camping firepit


Although it can be fun to attempt to start a fire, it can take forever. And it’s easy for it to diminish within an hour. It’s very frustrating if you are halfway through getting the dinner ready for your family! And your family might get cold quickly without the warmth of the fire. Therefore, to make it much easier for you and your hubby, you should look into getting a portable camping firepit. With one of these, it will be much easier to get the fire started. And it will last longer if you use one of these. Also, you can make it safer with your kids around by getting a cover which can protect them from getting burnt. Here are some portable campfires for your consideration.


And remember to stay on a site which offers services for the kids. For example, things like good showers, a microwave and a baby changer could be a blessing to your family while camping!


About Christa Thompson

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Christa Thompson is the Founder and Senior Editor of The Fairytale Traveler. Christa has been traveling the world since 2003 when she attended a summer abroad study at the University of Cambridge in England. Since then, her wanderlust has been fierce. Her three passions in life are her son, traveling, and being creative. The Fairytale Traveler brand gives Christa the opportunity to do all of these things and to live intentionally every day. "It's never too late to believe in what you love and to pursue your dreams." -Christa Thompson

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