First Aid

To build your personal first aid kit,  use a snack bag or waterproof cell phone case.

From there, fill with items to deal with the most frequent things that happen outside.  This should reflect where you live and play

BASIC KIT

  • 2 gloves-to keep your germs out of their wound
  • Bandaids in various sizes
  • Antibiotic cream
  • 1 2×2 gauze pad
  • Needle stick through the 2×2 if you have a hard case
  • Moleskin or 1-2 corn pads
  • Anti itch cream
  • Tweezers
  • Aloe Vera pack
  • Alcohol swabs.(2)
  • Soap swab (2)

ENHANCED KIT

If you have room, add:

  • Extras of the most frequently used items, above
  • Breathing barrier for cpr
  • 1 4×4 gauze pad
  • Single pack of Gatorade in a separate snack bag or 2 sugar packs and 3 salt packs to add to your water bottle for dehydration ( does not taste as good as Gatorade)
  • Lip balm
  • Small solar blanket
  • Iodine tab in sealed package
  • 2 waterproof matches
  • Small bottle of eye solution

With this, you can treat cuts, scrapes, fishhook, sunburn, blisters, ticks, splinters, burns, insect bites and nosebleeds. You can stop blood flowing with the 4×4 and your bandana. Replace the bandana if need be. Solution washes out eyes and wounds. Matches create fire which is useful for cold. Iodine kills germs and purifies water.

LARGE KIT

  • ace bandage
  • cold pack
  • heat pack