Choosing A Knife For Children – Tips, Benefits, & Rules

Choosing a knife for children to use in the outdoors can be a little overwhelming as there are lots out there.  Bushcraft and survival knives can be quite expensive too, so it definitely pays to know what you want to use it for, and who is going to use it as well.  When I was choosing a knife for our children to use, …

Hiking With Children Packing Checklist

In previous posts I have written about tips for hiking with children (and ultimately surviving the hike!), and the benefits of hiking with children, so in this post I want to provide a guide to packing – a hiking with children packing checklist.  This is not really about what they are wearing, I’d like to assume they already have proper footwear and appropriate outdoor …

The Tobe Novus Monosuit – Snow Suits For The Winter

I recently wrote a post about our children’s outdoor clothing.  I covered what we looked for in rain and winter outdoor gear.  I briefly mentioned our trio have snow suits too, but didn’t discuss them.  So in this post I want to talk about what we look for in our children’s snowsuits.  Our three are using the Tobe Novus Monosuits in various colours …

Children’s Outdoor Clothing – The Key to Outdoor Fun

Even with all the fun plans in the world, if your children’s outdoor clothing does not keep them warm and dry, if they aren’t very easy to use and put on, and if they’re not comfortable to move in, you will certainly know about it in the form of a good old moan and whinge.  However, with the right children’s outdoor …