Get Your Kids Packing Their Favorite Snacks – It’s International Picnic Day!
Get Your Kids Packing their Favorite Snacks – It’s International Picnic Day!
Having a picnic always sounds like a fun idea to bond with your spouse and kids during the summer season. There’s nothing better than you and your little ones gathering around to enjoy the beauty of nature while munching on tasty treats and quenching your thirst with cool beverages.
This 18th of June, there’s definitely no excuse for you to miss a family picnic – It’s International Picnic Day!
Whether you’re holding it at a beach, park, or even just in your backyard, be sure that you and your family enjoy every minute of the outdoor activity. Remember, it’s not just about the food but more on the pleasant memories you’ll be making with them.
Check out these few simple tips on how you can make the most of your family alfresco dining this summer!
- Pack light
Avoid the hassles of carrying a heavy loaded basket by only packing food and other items that are easy to transport. We suggest you go for paper plates and plastic cutlery for your convenience, especially if you’re taking a long walk to your picnic spot.
- Pick the right storage
While wicker baskets sure do look adorable, it might not be a good idea to bring one for a picnic. Instead, you can opt for an insulated bag with several compartments and straps. That way, you don’t have to worry about your food and utensils falling off.
- Choose the best spot
What’s the point of enjoying a family picnic when you and your loved ones are surrounded by dirt, pollen, and insects or a view that’s just plain boring? Make sure to find a neat and scenic spot and one where there’s a huge space for your children to play around. It would be nice if there are nearby trees for shade in case the weather gets extremely hot.
- Get creative with your dishes
Forget your usual picnic menu and try out new recipes instead. Surprise your kids and spouse by coming up with treats and dishes specially made for summer. Get inspiration here!
- Be resourceful
If you’re bringing condiments and salads along, make sure that you securely place them in lidded Mason jars so they won’t spill. As for desserts, you can easily put them in separate jars.
You can also bring along a tray to make it easy for you to transfer all your essentials from your car to the picnic spot. Another tip to consider is to bring a vase or small bottle to keep your utensils and napkins off the ground.
- Keep everything cool
Don’t forget to bring a cooler to keep your food at the right temperature. As much as possible, refrigerate your bottles of water and refreshments before heading out.
Other things to bring:
- Board games
- Mosquito repellent
- Extra container
- Garbage bags
- Bug spray
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