How To Select Childrens Sleeping Bags For Camping
Posted Dec 26 2012 1:53am
Of course, you want your kids to enjoy the great Buccaneers Jerseys cheap outdoors just as much as you do. But if the kids don't get a good night's sleep, you won't either. Then the trip will be miserable for everyone and you'll have a real challenge getting them to go camping again if all they can remember is being a kid sized human Popsicle all night long. In this short article we’ll discuss how to select Children’s sleeping bags for camping.
I really don't want you to be misled into thinking that the same novelty bag you bought your little tyke for sleep overs will work just fine. Those novelty bags really aren't insulated sufficiently for outdoor use. So you might ask, "Why don't I just buy an adult bag? The kids are just going to grow into it anyways, right?" Wrong! It just won't work that way.
Let me explain why children need their very own kid sized bags. The same principles that apply to how your adult body warms up a bag, apply to a kid warming up an adult size sack. The sack is warmed up with your body heat. So if you’re in a too big sleeping bag your body has to warm all the extra air space in the bag. Therefore, a snugger fitting bag will eliminate extra dead air space, warming it up more quickly. This makes the bag warmer and the little ones cozier.
You'll be able to find the perfect fit as the sizes of children's bags will vary up to 5 feet 5 inches in length Eagles Jerseys cheap. So you can be sure to buy the right sized children's sleeping bags for camping with your child. Your kids will be thrilled to have their very own bag just like mom and dad's. A mini mine!
It used to be that most children's sleeping bags for camping didn't have much style or flare at all. I remember those big, heavy, bulky and smelly rectangular bags my dad had for us kids. Today that has all been changed Lions Jerseys cheap. Kid's camping bags nowadays feature a wide variety of styles and colors, as well as being lighter and fitting much better.
You will find children's sleeping bags for camping in mummy, semi-mummy and rectangular just like adult bags. As well as the same temperature ratings and fills as adult sized bags.
There are many options for children's sleeping bags for camping. You will find that some bags come with pillows attached. Others will have an external pocket for keeping their favorite toy and headlamps handy. An especially appreciated feature in some child sleeping bags is the straps on the bottom side of the bag to hold it onto a sleeping pad Cardinals Jerseys cheap. This handy feature makes the sleeping pad, bag, and child one unit. Shop around and you are sure to find exactly what your child needs.
I recall sleeping out under the stars during a meteor shower as one of the most exciting things besides making and eating smores, or going on a full moon snipe hunt while on a camping trip when I was growing up. Heck, I still enjoy a meteor shower as well as taking a newbie out for a good ol' snipe hunt. Snipe hunts are lots of fun with flashlights too. Maybe I'm one of those that just won't grow up!
My point is you can find children's sleeping bags for camping that will keep them toasty, warm and as snug as a bug in a rug all night long. A good youth bag is money well spent in getting your kids to explore the great outdoors with you enjoying nature as it was intended to be.