Category: Kids

5 Survival Skills to Teach the Kids

5 Survival Skills to Teach the Kids — I have been accosted on prepper forums about teaching kids survival skills at a young age. That said, I went ahead and did it anyway. These skills help your child understand the world a little better.

Teaching kids survival skills is not just about preparing them for a terrible situation. Sure that’s part of it but that is hardly all of it. Kids love to learn these things and they love to play with the tools …

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DIY Splash Pad – A Mini Water Park For Your Yard

DIY Splash Pad: A Mini Water Park For Your Yard - This is a really cool, fun DIY project that the whole family can have great time putting together and then having some good old fashioned water fun. :) Even the adults. Now that it's (finally!) getting warmer, this is the perfect family project.

This is a really cool, fun DIY slash pad project that the whole family can have a great time putting together and then having some good old fashioned water play fun. 🙂 Even the adults. Now that the warm weather …

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22 Cool DIY Spring Crafts for Kids to Make

22 Cool DIY Spring Crafts for Kids to Make - Thankfully, you are not alone in your quest! The ever expanding world of recycling, reusing, and upcycling items than would normally be considered trash have found a new purpose. Kids can be hard on their toys and replacing them usually brings a hefty price tag with it.

Everyone is feeling the crunch on their pocketbooks and are looking for ways to still maintain the lifestyle they are used to while not spending as much money as they used to. If you have children, the tightened budget can …

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20 Great Camping/Survival Gifts for Kids

20 Great Camping/Survival Gifts for Kids - No more using a gift for a week and then tossing it in the corner of their closet. This stuff will get used. And - almost every one of these things are also fun and useful even when you're not camping too.

  Whether it’s for the holidays, a birthday, or graduation, gifts for kids these days is tough. Finding gifts for them sometimes feels almost impossible. You want to get them something useful. They want something fun. Luckily there is a solution. Kids …

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Teaching Kids The Prepper Mindset

Teaching Kids The Prepper Mindset — Teaching your kids to be able to take care of themselves using the resources around them is invaluable. A prepper mindset is something that has to be learned. While most of the modern world considers this to be getting a job and paying bills, preppers and homesteaders tend to look at it much differently.

Teaching Kids The Prepper Mindset Teaching your kids to be able to take care of themselves using the resources around them is invaluable. A prepper mindset is something that has to be learned. While most of the modern world considers …

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18 Simple, Super-Cool and FREE (or almost free) Features to Add to Your Backyard Play Space

18 Simple, Super-Cool and FREE (or almost free) Features to Add to Your Backyard Play Space - Do you have a bunch of older Tupperware and maybe some hose? Make a water wall for those hot sunny days and let the kids have at it.

18 Simple, Super-Cool and FREE (or almost free) Features to Add to Your Backyard Play Space Everyone is feeling the crunch on their pocketbooks and are looking for ways to still maintain the lifestyle they are used to while not …

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How To Make a Children’s Log Cabin with Pallets

How To Make a Children's Log Cabin with Pallets - While a treehouse is simple and fun, you can take it up a notch with a DIY kid-sized cabin! This tutorial calls for mostly pallet boards and other reclaimed material for a sturdy, cute cabin that is not only fun to build, but is sure to be enjoyed by generations to come.

How To Make a Children’s Log Cabin with Pallets While a treehouse is simple and fun, you can take it up a notch with a DIY kid-sized cabin!  This tutorial calls for mostly pallet boards and other reclaimed material for …

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How To Control Lice in a Survival Situation

How To Control Lice in a Survival Situation - Even in our civilized and modern country, anyone with school age children knows that lice happens. While it's a royal pain to have to do all the washing, not to mention treatments on the kids, overall we have it pretty easy. It's a problem that can be dealt with in a week or less.

How To Control Lice in a Survival Situation No one likes to think about lice, let alone talk or read about it. The truth is that in a survival situation, there will be a much higher chance of an infestation. …

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20 Awesome Board Games For Preppers

20 Awesome Board Games For Preppers

20 Awesome Board Games For Preppers Most people have unrealistic ideas what life would be like after the SHTF. They imagine themselves fighting off enemies, saving people in danger, and generally kicking ass just like in the movies. But the …

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7 Reasons why all the cool kids are prepping

To some kids,prepping is weird, mom and dad are freaks for doing it, other kids on the other hand are embracing prepping. I have found a great article over at thesurvivalmom.com about why the cool kids are prepping. If you have …

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