More S'mores, Less Whining!: Camping With Kids Quiz
Camping with kids can be a magical experience. They get to learn about nature and spend some time playing outdoors, but bringing the kiddos on a camping adventure can have its challenges, too. Think you're a pro at kiddie camping? Test your knowledge right here!
What's one precaution to take when camping with an infant?
Pack extra bungee cords.
Don't go quickly to high altitudes.
Find the right goggles.
How can you prepare your child for a camping trip?
Tell him how much he will love it.
Read nature books together.
Bribery never hurt.
True or False: If your child is still in diapers, you can still take her.
How can you make sure your child doesn't get bored on a camping trip?
Tell him all about how to tie knots and pitch that tent.
Show him how to tie knots and pitch that tent.
Don't make him do something boring like tie knots or pitch that tent!
S'mores are the quintessential camping food! What ingredients make a s'more?
graham crackers, marshmallows, and a chocolate bar
peanut butter, chocolate chips, and 'nilla wafers
Nutella, sliced apples, and graham crackers
What's the most important when choosing a sleeping bag for your child?
True or False: If your child isn't afraid of the dark, there's no need to bring a solar night light on your camping trip.
When you head out from the campsite for a hike, which of these will you be glad you packed?
a coloring book
a handheld video game
True or False: You should bring a couple of your kid's toys on a camping trip.
What is co-sleeping?
sleeping in the same tent
sleeping at the same time
sleeping in the same sleeping bag
How young is too young to take a baby camping?
There's no such thing!
What's the best way to get your child to use the bathroom in the woods?
Find a campsite with bathroom facilities.
Try to make it seem fun.
Explain that it's OK.
True or False: If your kid isn't quite walking yet, a hike is a bad idea.
How can you make sure your child gets a good night's sleep on a camping trip?
Wear him out with a long hike.
Invest in an air mattress.
both of the above
Which of these is a good camping game for kids?
Hide and Seek
What's the best way to make a child who is afraid of the dark feel comfortable?
Bring a solar night light.
both of the above
How can a back yard campout help you prepare for your kid's first camping trip?
It helps him get over a fear of the dark.
It gives you a sneak peek of what camping with him will be like.
It lets you practice putting up the tent.
What can help make you less nervous about your child getting lost in the woods?
lecturing her before the trip about not wandering off
hiring a babysitter to come along
giving her a walkie talkie to carry
What do you do if your child is not jazzed about going camping?
Get him involved in picking out and packing up gear.
Tell him to stop complaining; he's lucky to get a trip anywhere.
Just ignore that negativity. He'll be fine once you hit the road.
How can you help your child have a pleasant time on a hike?
Bring his favorite handheld game.
Pack his favorite snacks.
Keep up a good pace, so he won't have time to get bored.