August 01, 2021

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

 

Instructions:

  • 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.

 crafts with kids for the summer. forage for pine needles and pine cones. beeswax firestarter

 

  • 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!

 

Disclaimer:

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




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