8 things to keep in mind when hiking with kids

  • Hiking with your friends or a group of travellers is fun but have you ever thought of hiking with your young ones? If not, you should definitely give it a try.
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With online classes and exams, kids hardly get the opportunity to spend much time outdoors and explore nature. Planning a hiking trip with your kids is the best way to make them connect with mother nature and give them a chance to appreciate the beauty that surrounds them. It is not easy to hike with your young ones but it is definitely worth it. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you go on a hike with your children.(Pexels)

With online classes and exams, kids hardly get the opportunity to spend much time outdoors and explore nature. Planning a hiking trip with your kids is the best way to make them connect with mother nature and give them a chance to appreciate the beauty that surrounds them. It is not easy to hike with your young ones but it is definitely worth it. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you go on a hike with your children.(Pexels)

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Backpack carrier: A backpack carrier is a must if your kids are below the age of 6. In case they get tired, you can easily carry them around instead of taking frequent breaks.(Pexels)

Backpack carrier: A backpack carrier is a must if your kids are below the age of 6. In case they get tired, you can easily carry them around instead of taking frequent breaks.(Pexels)

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Take a break for your kids to explore: Don't be in a rush. Take breaks and give your kids some time to explore.(Pexels)

Take a break for your kids to explore: Don't be in a rush. Take breaks and give your kids some time to explore.(Pexels)

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Pack their favourite snacks: Pack healthy snacks like crackers, granola bars, or fruit snacks.(Pexels)

Pack their favourite snacks: Pack healthy snacks like crackers, granola bars, or fruit snacks.(Pexels)

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Hiking games: You can create your own fun games as you walk. This will not only distract them from getting tired but also keep them entertained for a long time.(Pexels)

Hiking games: You can create your own fun games as you walk. This will not only distract them from getting tired but also keep them entertained for a long time.(Pexels)

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Talk to them: Don't be in a rush and let your kids enjoy every bit of the hike. Talk to them and share your childhood hiking experiences.(Pexels)

Talk to them: Don't be in a rush and let your kids enjoy every bit of the hike. Talk to them and share your childhood hiking experiences.(Pexels)

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Pack individual water bottles for each one of them: Let them carry their own small hiking bag with a water bottle and a few snacks in them.(Pexels)

Pack individual water bottles for each one of them: Let them carry their own small hiking bag with a water bottle and a few snacks in them.(Pexels)

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Pack extra clothes and shoes: Don't forget to pack extra pair of clothing for your kids in case they want to take a dip in a natural pool or climb rocks.(Pexels)

Pack extra clothes and shoes: Don't forget to pack extra pair of clothing for your kids in case they want to take a dip in a natural pool or climb rocks.(Pexels)

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Have an end destination: Keep your kids motivated the entire hike by telling them about the picturesque end destination. It can be a waterfall, a lake or a park where they can have a gala.(Pexels)

Have an end destination: Keep your kids motivated the entire hike by telling them about the picturesque end destination. It can be a waterfall, a lake or a park where they can have a gala.(Pexels)

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