Camping with Kids

Successful Family Camping Tips

So you've been camping 100 times before you had kids, but the thought of going camping now you have kids seems quite daunting.

Don't let it be hard work.

The key to a successful camping trip is all in the planning, use our simple camping guide to help you decide what essential items you need to pack, or check out our tips on picking a good large family camping tent Of perhaps you'd prefer a caravan or campervan.

Check what we believe are the benefits of a campervan.

Also take the time to teach your family some important camping safety tips

An important thing to consider with kids camping is 'what on earth will they do all day?' Check out our list of traditional camping games for kids.

And why not consider buying some cheap yet entertaining games for camping. These printables are great for keeping the family entertained in the evening, or if it's wet. Check it out.

And whilst activities and games are of the utmost importance so is food. 'What will they eat?' There are only so many sausages in bread any kid can eat.

Additional to this, all kids like the idea of cooking themselves, so ensure you pack the appropriate ingredients to cover all those great kids camping recipes.

Combine this with our camping food ideas to ensure a fun and healthy experience for everyone.

If you have a great family camping recipe, we'd love it if you share your recipe with us. You can also visit Easy Camping Meals for suggestions from our other readers.

A combination of great activities and a good diet when camping will see the kids be entertained and happy for hours on end, which will in turn make your camping experience a relaxing one.

Check out our Top 10 'must haves' when considering what camping equipment kids need.


“Teaching children about the natural world should be treated as one of the most important events in their lives.” - Thomas Berry

For more family camping ideas check out The Family Camping Guide specialists, in the field of camping with kids.

And if you're looking for a great place to consider a camping adventure why not consider Tasmania, check out Tasmania Trip for some great tips and advice for visiting Tasmania.

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