It's rather a magical feeling of being auto-camping in winter. And the magic will be added more when combining that with the fact you’re sharing such an experience with your kids. You can set your comfortable outdoors 'home' in the beautiful snow-covered forest, and spent your time drinking hot chocolate, making heated meals on the stove, wearing comfy slippers, reading books, playing games, telling stories, hiking in the trail...
Another advantage of auto-camping is that any camping gear that will fit in your car can be brought to the campsite, no need to strenuously balance between function and weight of camping gear.
If you are planning an auto camping with kids and are preparing gears, you can get some good gear ideas from our article. In this post, we will show you a must-have checklist for car camping with kids.
1. MELFI PLUS SUV CAR TENT 3 SEASONS 4-6 PERSON
This oversized SUV tent’s set size is 202.7×118.1×78.7 inches, 2 room front room roomy 9.5- by 9.5-foot tent sleeps 5-6 people with over 7.5 feet of headroom; 9- by 6.5-foot screen room with removable PE floor provides extra ventilation on warm days, great place for meals and gathering, rain or shine, and protected storage space.
2. 3D SELF-INFLATING THICK CAMPING SLEEPING PAD
Insulating sponge filling offers comfort and warmth for camping. It is convenient to adjust the level of this. You won’t worry about sleep on the cold ground after a leak. This foam mattress can give you good support. Inflated size is 79.1”x 50.4”x 5.9”, large enough for most people. Made of 30D stretch cloth with TPU coating, this mattress is skin-friendly, waterproof, tear-resistant, very durable; 5.9” thick design ensures that you won't feel the uneven ground, enjoy a good night.
3. DOWN ENVELOPE SLEEPING BAG
the down sleeping bag is ultra-comfortable: Water repellent finish on the 100% Polyester, 50D W/P cire shell resists moisture and stains, light premium quality duck down(superior to synthetic) with 500 filling Power, nature's best light insulator for soft, warm, comfort to beat the cold outdoor winter weather.
4. BAMBOO HEAVY DUTY FOLDING TABLE
With a spacious desktop area (47. 2 x 27. 6 inches), it is large enough for 6 people. Anti-UV water-resistant bamboo desktop and aluminum frame. It's very stable; weighs only 22 lbs, and supports up to 176. 3 lbs. Leveler feet to help you adjust the height of the table slightly (3 different heights:18. 9 / 22. 4 / 27. 6 inches); Perfect for indoor or outdoor parties, picnics, or camping trips.
5. INFLATABLE PORTABLE AIR SOFA
The sofa chair-double gives you a large space 68.5''(L) x 33.5''(W) x 28.3''(H). The back height is 11.8 inches; give your waist and back enough support to keep you sitting for a long time. During use, you don't need to worry about the sofa turning over. The large-size sofa can hold 2-3 persons. The anti-leakage design of the gas nozzle can quickly inflate and deflate. The sofa chair is equipped with a separate foot pump, which can charge the entire product in about 5 minutes. Open the air nozzle to deflate and store easily and quickly, simple and convenient.
6. MULTI-PURPOSE DOWN WATERPROOF BLANKET
The camping blanket weighs 0.97lbs only. The normal size is approximate 69" x 53" which is comfortably accommodated by two adults and just 11 x 7.9 x 3.9 in'' after fully compressed. The throw blanket is filled with hypoallergenic cluster Loft down alternative, a state-of-the-art fiberfill that has the feel of authentic goose & duck down without the feathers, poking, or allergies. Button up like a poncho and keep you warm and hand-free.
7. BAMBOO DINNERWARE SET FOR 1-4 GUEST
KingCamp Dinnerware Set is mainly made of bamboo fiber, corn starch, and wood fiber. Bamboo dishware packs are simple, durable, and functional, pretty easy to clean by hand wash or dishwasher, quickly wipe off excess foods. Modern Plate Set is suit for dishwashers, but not suitable for microwaves and ovens. The lightweight Tableware Set for Kids is a perfect choice for home, camping, picnics, birthdays, outdoor & indoor party. It is available for all kinds of temperature’ foods, hot and cold foods.
8. ADJUSTABLE COLOR TEMPERATURE RECHARGEABLE LANTERN
When you choose camping gear, don’t forget to include a lantern for that extra special romantic touch. This KingCamp adjustable color temperature rechargeable lantern is portable and useful. IP rating (IP) ：IP44; Working temp (℃)：-20℃-60℃; Endurance time(H)：8-75 hours(Li-on battery 5000mAh); Charging time (H)：≥7hours(only support 18650 Li-on battery); Color temp：2200-6500K (CCT Adjustable).
9. COLD WEATHER WARM SLIPPERS
Like mini down jackets for your feet, light, warm, comfortable, and durable. These slippers filled with white duck down will keep your toes thermally insulated all winter long. The face fabric is carefully crafted from nylon waterproof coating, can be cleaned easily by a wet towel. The puffy quilted upper keeps out the cold while the polar fleece lining feels warm with bare feet.TPE rubber sole is quiet on indoor floors, and transitions well outdoors. Anti-skid traction pattern prevents slipping and falling on wet ground.
Camping with kids is fun when you're prepared. Do remember to pack these essential things for auto-camping with kids.