Another camp out activity we did was
These are some of the BEST home made
fire starters we have ever tried.
To make them you collect cardboard
Stuff each hole with dryer lint!
Push the lint down tightly. Most kids
are pretty good at this part.
Then, once the little holes are full,
you melt paraffin wax and pour
it over the dryer lint.
As the lint absorbs some of the wax,
Allow to cool and then cut apart.
Each hole is one fire starter.
Store in a ziplock baggie and use them
on camping trips to get your campfire going.
Or - use them in your fireplace!
A baggie full would make a great addition
to your bug-out bag if you
We tested ours out in the backyard
in our firepit, but we couldn't
light a fire due to a burn ban.
Hopefully, we'll get enough rain that
the burn ban is lifted sometime this
summer and we can have a