You already know how to prep for a hike with adults. Here is a great article that is full of hiking tips for the younger kids in the family.
Learn simple tips that help you get ready to take your newborn, todler or grade school children on a hike in the wilderness.
- Learn how to choose the right baby carrier
- Limit first hikes to a few hours
- What to pack for infants
- Toddlers - pack extra socks, kid-sized water bottle encourages drinking
- Grade Schoolers - Learn rules, carry a whistle, know what to do when lost