Carry seasonings in a straw when you go camping.  Heat one end of the straw with a lighter and crimp it shut, fill with seasoning, and repeat heating process on other end.  What a great idea!

Carry Seasoning in a Straw: Heat one end of a clear plastic straw with a lighter, then crimp it. Fill the straw with the desired seasoning, and repeat the process on the other end. Store in a plastic bag in case of a leak. Great for camping!

Scavenger hunts for kids

FREE Scavenger Hunt Ideas for Kids Link includes four great PDF printables. Neighborhood and Nature Hunt for non-readers, a Sensory scavenger hunt and an Alphabet Hunt for kids of all ages!

Roll a six and you get to splash the water. Haha! It's so simple, but you know kids would love that. #kids #games #summer

Shark and Water Themed Fun

Shark and Water Themed Fun. Kids sit around a pan full of water, and take turns rolling a dice. If they roll a they get to slap their hand in the pan and splash everyone.

Pin Cone Fire Starters!  Cool camping accessory.

Diy Scented fire starters ~ these make great Christmas gifts! Make them in a cupcake tin. You will need: 24 or so Pine Cones, Wax (I used soy) Candle twine or pre cut wicks, A Scent (Optional), 1 cupcake pan, and Baking cup liners.

Having a few good camping activities up your sleeve can really add to the fun of your camping trip! From scary stories to campfire songs to scavenger hunts, there are plenty of crafts, games, and ideas to keep you and your group entertained at the campground.

Camping with Kids - This website is aweseome! Full of all things camping; from survival, knot tying, first aid, camping games, camping gifts and checklist. Love it!

Walking tacos - great idea for a kid's birthday party #foods #recipes

Walking Tacos- Take a snack sized bag of Fritos or Doritos and crush them up. Open the bag and fill it with taco meat and all of your favorite taco toppings. I hate taco's but Nick and my friends all like them so!

I got an idea to make diy plaster of paris dig kits with minecraft gems inside..found this online and I am going to try it - will incorporate with the treasure hunt and find some sort of plastic pickaxe for the boys to use

Treasure Stone: you'll need 1 cup flour 1 cup used coffee grounds cup salt cup sand cup water. When doing a dinosaur study, I bought small plastic dinosaurs to insert and made dinosaur eggs.

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