News items from ‘Get out with the kids’

Ray Mears or Bear Grylls – Who’s the best influence on your kids?

Starting a Fire

There’s a who is better debate: Ray Mears or Bear Grylls. But which is the better influence on our kids? We look at both, and the controversy over BG.

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It’s back! The Caravan and Camping show, this half-term

Caravan and Camping Show

It’s back for 2014: the Caravan and Camping Show at the NEC. Get along, get inspired, and get planning this year’s adventures.

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2013 Review – 100s of adventures

Mucky Hand Gang

We take a look back at 2013, with a video of some of the 100s of adventures we’ve done in a year, and think ahead to 2014

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Outdoor Gift Ideas for Christmas 2013: Gifts for Kids, Gifts for Campers, and Gifts for Walkers

Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas ideas for outdoor people: gifts for campers, gifts for walkers, and of course, gifts for kids.

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The Buxton Adventure Festival, November 2nd and 3rd

Junior Adventure Race World Cup

Get out this November 2nd and 3rd to the Buxton Adventure Festival. Lots of things for the kids to do, and get inspired for next year’s adventures.

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All By Water: Doing Adventures for Charity – this one is personal

All By Water - Around Wales by water for charity

People do different things to raise money for charity. All By Water is a project to circumnavigate Wales by water, in a small boat, for charity.

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What’s Eggs got to do with Reading?

A lesson for the under 5s in Reading Eggs

Reading Eggs is a great web site to help you teach your kids to read. Our 4 year old absolutely loved it, and his reading has improved. Read this review.

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Kids in the North West: SEA LIFE Competition

SEA Life Manchester

This year SEA LIFE will be opening a new attraction at the Trafford Centre in Manchester.  This will be right next door to the LEGOLand Discovery Centre (read our review here). SEA LIFE are giving the opportunity for kids from the north west of England to take […]

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Bye bye Coleman Fremont. Hello new MacKenzie Cabin.

The new Coleman MacKenzie with front porch.

One of the best large family tents of 2011 and 2012 we thought was the Coleman Fremont.  This was the top of the model range for Coleman, and with big accommodation and a zip-on extension, the Coleman ticked a lot of boxes and at a good price […]

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On facebook — At Last!

Potential new logo for Get Out With The Kids

It’s taken about a year, but we are at last on facebook. You can find our page here. We’re also thinking of a new logo, which we’ve added to the facebook page.

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