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messageFamily Camping Tips for toddler and baby
Posted by IvySnail 09 April, 2018 11:29

Hi

Looking for tips for camping weekend we have coming up with 1 year old and 2.5 year old.

We went Decathlon on weekend to get most bits, but couldn't find suitable sleeping bag for baby.
Any tips?

Keen to hear of any other advice/tips to make this trip a good idea

thanks

messageRe: Family Camping Tips for toddler and baby
Posted by wallingford 09 April, 2018 17:10

Hi we went when our daughter was about one and used a readybed which is a sleeping bag with inflatable mattress attached.we also put blanket and duvet underneath but she still managed to wriggle through it all and when we woke she was on the groundaheet but perfectly happy...

W

messageRe: Family Camping Tips for toddler and baby
Posted by monniemae 09 April, 2018 21:45

We used a fleece all in one suit for the 1yr old instead of a sleeping bag. This year planning to use fleece pjs and duvet

messageRe: Family Camping Tips for toddler and baby
Posted by scareyt 17 April, 2018 13:00

We first went when our son was three. The first few times he wriggled off his air bed and ended up on the ground several times during the night. Now I tuck a huge fleece blanket from Amazon across the top of all the air beds like a sheet so there are no gaps between them to slide off into. It's much much better and the blanket also makes a nicer surface than the air beds themselves. We also now put him on the middle air bed so he can't roll off and end up half under an air bed at the side of the tent. He's very wriggly!

messageRe: Family Camping Tips for toddler and baby
Posted by Renata Hamvas 17 April, 2018 13:25

You could search on-line for a baby grobag, here is an example of one [www.ebay.co.uk]

They are like sleeping bags but go over the shoulders so there is no escape for a wriggly baby!
Renata

messageRe: Family Camping Tips for toddler and baby
Posted by yeknomyeknom 17 April, 2018 13:45

All the info you need is here. The video is also useful.

[www.getoutwiththekids.co.uk]

messageRe: Family Camping Tips for toddler and baby
Posted by Kes 19 April, 2018 13:36

I second get out with the kids loads of great stuff in that site. I wrote about taking babies to festivals a couple of years ago here:[www.festivalkidz.com]
Well be going with an 11 month 5yr 8 ur combo this yr

I recommend the tent type travel cot for baby gives you somewhere to contain them too if mobile. Going to switch from airbeds to self inflating mats for the other two this year as the 5 year old always rolls off the air bed we had an inflatable toddler bed when she was younger with a built in cover but she just managed to flip the whole thing as she rolled out

Also second warm baby grow and winter weight baby sleeping bag with shoulders also take a stretchy cardigan you can add as another layer over the sleeping bag.
Have fun!

messageRe: Family Camping Tips for toddler and baby
Posted by terebin 15 February, 2019 13:26

I found that footsie pajamas work great with socks underneath them to keep toes warm, and socks on. In addition, keep a blanket on hand to wrap baby up in for when the temperatures drop (we like fleece blankets for this). [largecampingtentsreviews.com]


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