Bushcraft , A Family Guide – A Family Bushcraft Book

I recently was looking for a bushcraft book aimed at families, with a little bit of everything inside it.  I wanted a resource I could use as a guide.  The Internet is great, but I LOVE books, and I can also take a book out with me on adventures.  I came across the book Bushcraft, A Family Guide by John Boy and Owen Senior.  The topics …

25 Outdoor Fun Ideas – Inspiration For Families

With all the benefits that come with playing in the outdoors and being in nature, it is a great place for families to head out into for fun together.  With this is mind, I have come up with 25 outdoor fun ideas for families to have time together in the great outdoors 🙂 25 Outdoor Fun Ideas: Playing in the rain:  This, the first …

5 Nature Crafts To Develop Bushcraft Skills

What is bushcraft?  It is being able to use the resources in nature that are all  around us to survive in the great outdoors.  Children learn these skills through doing practical outdoor tasks and taking risks.  Nature crafts are a great fun way to develop bushcraft skills, so I have written about a few here.  There are many benefits to nature play, but I feel one …

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 …