Camping with Kids

Finding The Best Camping Cots For Kids

camping cots for kidsSleeping in the great outdoors isn’t always comfortable. If you want to make sure your kids get a relaxing and restful night of sleep, you’ll want to find them a camping cot. These tips will help you choose the perfect camping cot for your kids.

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Find A Cot That’s Easy To Transport

Carrying a cot to your campsite shouldn’t be a hassle. You should easily be able to take a cot from one location to another. Look for a lightweight camping cot that can easily be folded up.

Look For A Cot That Offers Storage Space

Because you’ll have a limited amount of space at your campsite, you’ll want to make sure you use the space that you do have in an efficient way. Try to find a cot that offers some storage space. Your children should be able to store clothes, toys, backpacks, and other items alongside their cot.

Seek Out Cots That Are Sturdy

Kids can be rough on their possessions. You’ll need to look for a cot that can hold up to some wear and tear. Seek out a cot that’s made from durable materials. Find a cot that was designed with kids in mind.

Look For A Cot That Comes In Bright Colors

Your child will be happier with their cot if it matches their favorite colors. Whether your child loves the color pink or is a bigger fan of the color blue, you’ll want to look for a cot that can be found in their favorite colors.

Find An Affordable Cot

Kids grow quickly, and your child will outgrow their cot in time. Don’t spend a fortune on a cot that you’ll only be able to use for a few years. Look for a cot with a reasonable price tag.

Cots can make camping trips a lot more enjoyable. Start looking at camping cots for your kids. You should be able to find one that will keep them comfy and cozy.

January 30, 2018 / by / in Arizona Camping, Arizona RVing, AZ camping for kids, Camping with Kids, RV Tips, Uncategorized
Learning Through Play: Educational Board Games For Kids

kids playing checkers at campPlay time can be learning time as well. There are educational board games that kids enjoy and parents love. This article will review some of the board games on the market that fit into this category.

1. Monopoly

Monopoly has been around for a long time and it is a frequent selection on family game nights. In Monopoly, you learn a lot about money. For kids, that involves figuring out how to spend their money wisely and even budget their finances to ensure future success. Finally, Monopoly also teaches kids about the value of investments and how they can pay off in the long term.

2. Checkers

Checkers is a familiar game to most people. Chances are, you have played a game or two before. In Checkers, you are in charge of either the red pieces or the black pieces. You want to try and capture your opponent’s pieces so that you are the only player left on the board. Checkers teaches children critical thinking skills; they have to determine the ripple effect that any given move will have on the game.

3. Worst Case Scenario

In Worst Case Scenario, players are given a variety of situations that could turn out badly if the right choice is not made. Along with each situation, players are told they can select from several actions. They are suppose to choose the action that will most effectively (and safely) resolve the situation. If they select the right action, they advance in the game. Worst Case Scenario, then, teaches children about decision making.

Board games are a lot of fun, but they can also be a learning tool for parents. If you want play time to be educational as well, pick up these games for your next family game night. Your kids will enjoy playing and so will you!

April 18, 2017 / by / in Arizona Camping, Arizona RVing, AZ camping for kids, Camping with Kids, RV Tips, RV Tips for Arizona Camping, Tent Camping AZ, Uncategorized