Easy Mini Emergency Survival Kit




About: Hi my name is Timothee I'm 16 years old and in my free time I'm a crafter.

Whenever you go camping or anywhere outdoors you always bring a couple things but what if you get lost how are you going to survive? Well to be prepared for that you need to have an Mini Emergency Survival Kit. So here is my Mini Emergency Survival Kit its very small, cheap and easy to make, Remember to please vote for me.

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Step 1: Gathering Your Materials

  • 2 plastic bottles
  • Glue
  • Matches
  • Crayon
  • Needle
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Rod from Magnetic Toy

All these items are all super cheap and are found in house hold items. The rod from the magnetic toy you will only need the small magnets inside if you don't have the rod any small magnet will do.

Step 2: Making the Capsule

Cut off the tops of both bottles and make them as flat as you can. Then take off the small plastic ring under the cap. Taking the ring of is just to make it nicer.

Step 3: Glueing the Capsule

Put glue on the two sides you cut and glue them together. If you want to make the glue even stronger add in some baking soda it will crystallize the glue making it very strong.

Step 4: Taking Parts From Peices

Unscrew the blade from the pencil sharpener and keep the bade that is all you need. Then take the rod from the magnetic toy and with pliers carefully take out one of the magnets you will only need one. If you already have a small magnet You can use that too.

Step 5: Cutting the Peices

Cut the matches so that they can fit in the capsule also cut out the striker from the box and cut it so that it can fit in the capsule. Then cut the crayon so that it will fit in the capsule you want the crayon to be completely covered in paper.

Step 6: Having to Survive

You might be wondering what most of these objects we are going to put in the capsule are for here are there uses and how they work.

  1. The Needle and Magnet they are to make a compass all you need to do is swipe the needle on the magnet in the same direction several times and then put the needle on a leaf then put the leaf in the water and the point of the needle will point north.
  2. The Crayon you can use it as a candle to light it, light the wax and wait for the paper to light on fire.
  3. The Pencil Sharpener Blade can be used to cut things.
  4. The Matches can be used to start a fire.

Step 7: Conclusion

This is the Mini Emergency Survival Kit Bring it with you when ever you go do something in the woods you never know if you'll get lost and have to survive. Remember to please vote for me.

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