Homemade Natural Beeswax Firestarter's

August 01, 2021

Homemade Natural Beeswax Firestarter's

Beeswax Firestarter's are an ideal eco-friendly option to effectively start a fire during your next camping trip. They are fun and easy to make, using items you can find in and around your home. They last between 10-15 minutes when lit and placed underneath your kindling.


What you will need:

  • Beeswax Block
  • Egg carton
  • Pine cones
  • Candle Wick
  • Dried Pine branches
  • Pot

 natural organic fun diy with the kids for the next camping trip. best way to start a bonfire



  • Cut an egg carton in half and fill the bottom with pinecones and dried pine branches. Add candle wicks in the center; you might need to rearrange your dried material to ensure they stick straight out of the egg carton about 3 inches. I found wrapping the wick around the pine cone worked splendidly.
  • Melt the Beeswax Block in a pot. Once melted, pour to fill the egg carton to the top. Set aside to cool and harden.


Campfire Starter


  • Tear the egg carton into individual fire starters. Store in a cool, dry place until you're ready to pack for your next camping trip!
Homemade Natural Beeswax Firestarter's



Intended for outdoor use only. Use at your own risk. Never leave a fire unattended.

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