Outdoor & Wilderness Survival Skills: Lesson for Kids


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Which of the following is very important for making a successful trip into the wilderness?

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1. What is one of the first things you should do if you realize you must spend the night alone in the woods?

2. If you are lost in the woods, how important is it to find food?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet set to see if you know how to survive in the wilderness. You will be asked about important safety measures to take when going backpacking or camping.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you'll see what you know about:

  • The first thing you should do if lost in the wilderness
  • Ways you can prepare yourself for an outdoor trip
  • The importance of food to survival

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as what you should do first thing if you have to spend the night alone in the wilderness
  • Critical thinking - apply what you know to examine information about surviving in the wilderness in a different way
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about what the first rule of spending time in the wilderness is
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about things you can eat in the wilderness and how important food is to your overall survival

Additional Learning

You can learn more about these important skills by watching or reading the lesson titled Outdoor & Wilderness Survival Skills: Lesson for Kids. It will make sure you understand:

  • The importance of staying calm
  • How to dress for an outdoor trip
  • Water sources in the wilderness