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It is essential to break loose with the kids and to have real fun with them. So why not go backyard camping. This is easy and it only goes on for a night – unless you want it to go on longer.

Rather than paying to go off to a camping area where you might be totally alone or enclosed be individuals you don’t know, you are staying within the comforts of your home. Yet, you should still seek to make it as much like camping as possible.

As much fun as it might be to put a fire together we don’t advocate you doing it in the usual way. Why not drop $10 and get a small grill that sits on the ground. You will be able to have a small fire and utilize it to cook hot dogs, hamburgers, and s’mores. When darkness falls you will all have the ability to sit round the campfire and sing songs or tell ghost stories.

It can be more fun if you all stay outside the whole time, unless you need to utilize the toilet. This is a luxury that no one wants to re-create in their own yard. To keep the kids pleased attempt to make up some fun outdoorsy games. Toss around the ball with them, play some plant trivia, and seek to show them the distinct constellations. Try to invite some of your kids friends over so they have someone their own age that are able to occupy their time.

Don’t forget that you have to have a place for each of you to lay down and sleep on. Why not purchase a large two person tent for you and the better half to share. For your children I think you need to pick out something with more flair. A few days before the camp out take them shopping and have them select a camping tent. They might want something colorful, plain, or with their preferred cartoon character sewn onto it.

One Response to “Backyard Camping: How To Make It Fun”

  1. Hi Naomi,
    Agree backyard camping is great fun…did it quite often when the children were young.
    Was reading recently that there are or this is going to be restrictions on camping in your back yard…..
    What is happening to this world.

    Posted by: Bryan McHeyzer on on April 21st, 2010 at 1:12 am.