While I never got into camping as a kid I really want to get my kids involved in it. That being said out kids have friends who love camping with their parents so that is how this list of camping gift ideas for kids came about as I started shopping!
18 of the Best Camping Gift Ideas for Kids
At the bottom of the list, there is a section of fun things for kids to take camping. The more fun you can make it the more they will want to go camping.
Also, I included several camping books. I love the idea of having a kid keep a camping journal of where they camp, what they do, what the find. This is a great time to do nature walks and record findings.
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Water Resistant Travel Hiking Daypack – The backpack is perfect for day-to-day use or day trips, vacation, travel, day hikes, school, camping and shopping, and a great gift for everyone
GigaTent Cooper Boy Scouts Camping Tent – 2 to 3 people can cozy up in this tent. Enjoy camping with ease. Features – Interior storage pocket – One door – One window – PE waterproof floor – No-see-um mesh roof and windows.
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Ultralight and Compact Bags – Weighing in at just 2 lbs, the RevalCamp Ultralight Compact Sleeping bag is one of the lightest and most versatile sleeping bags on the market today.
CamelBak Eddy – The CamelBak Eddy Kids’ Water Bottle is specifically designed for smaller hands to use.
Coleman Portable Camping Quad Chair – Camping chair combines a cozy design with a convenient armrest cooler
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Backpack Explorer: On the trail, What will you find? From worms, birds, and spiders to trees, flowers, and clouds, young explorers learn what to look and listen for
The Camping Logbook – Life is a journey, and the best journeys are camping trips!
Campfire Stories for Kids – Laughter and being a little scared together are great ways to bond together around the campfire.
Try Not to Laugh Challenge Camping Joke Book – Hike right into the Wilderness with these LOL Camper-Approved Jokes that the Whole Family will Enjoy!
Camp Out!: The Ultimate Kids' Guide – Whether you're planning an overnight in the backyard or a weekend in the wilderness, this book is packed with stuff to know.
Everbrite Headlamp Flashlight – Lights come with a beam distance of up to 20 meters so you can see everything in sight.
Knot Tying Kit – This complete knot tying KIT includes everything you need to learn and practice how to tie 20 essential rope knots.
5 in 1 Survival Tool – Comes with a useful leaflet with instructions, survival tips & ideas.
Kids Explorer Kit for Camping and Adventure – This outdoor adventure set for kids has it all: kids binoculars, a magnifying glass; a rechargeable flashlight; and a pocket-sized compass in a high-impact case. Plus, there’s a backpack for easy carrying of all items, a hat for sun protection and a whistle!
Outdoor Nature Scavenger Hunt Card Game for Families – A perfect companion to any outdoor trip, fits easily into a pocket
Compact High Power Kids Binoculars – The small binoculars are much more than just boy's toys & girl's toys – they can be part of HUNTING gear & used as hunting binoculars or binoculars for bird watching.
Obuby Walkie Talkies for Kids – Great for both indoor and outdoor activities such as outdoor games, spring outing, and summer camping.
OMWay Kids Camera – Children can easily take clear images and videos to record their every moment.
What would make your list of camping gifts for kids? Let us know in the comments below and give everyone some more ideas!