I know that many of you are starting to make wishlists for some favorite products to add to your prepping supplies and we’d love to help you out with that. Each year, Ready Nutrition puts out an extensive list on some of the most popular prepping gear out there. Here are some Prepper Christmas ideas from recent years: 2013, 2014, 2015. These online deals may inspire you to snag some for yourself and bulk up your own preps!
Check out these prepper gifts for 2016
Gifts under $20
Slingshots have long been used for hunting small game, such as rabbits, doves, and squirrels. An advantage of this is that it does not require ammunition, making it ideal for teaching kids about self-reliance. In a shtf situation where you have run out of ammunition, this modest weapon could be converted into a more powerful tool. You can read more about the effectiveness of this silent weapon here.
This 462 page best-seller is a must-have for your prepper library. Each chapter uses real-life scenarios to help the reader prepare for any disaster and provides lists of supply suggestions. The well-rounded, multi-layered approach outlined in the Prepper’s Blueprint coaches the reader to make sense of a wide array of preparedness concepts through easily digestible action items and essential supply lists.
The Mini Water Filter is the lightest and most versatile personal filtration system from Sawyer. It weighs 2 ounces and fits in the palm of your hand and allows you to drink from virtually any body of water. It may be small is size, but it allows you to drink up to 100,000 gallons of water without changing the filter! For less than $20 dollars, this is the gift that keeps on giving!
Gifts Under $50
Another great off-grid appliance to consider is mobile washing machine. We all know how dirty things can get in an emergency and having a way to keep clean will be paramount. Can also be used for small loads for single people and can wash 7 to 8 dress shirts, 10 T-shirts, 30 pairs of socks or 2 pairs of blue jeans per load. After finishing your washing cycle just attach the drain spout and it will automatically drain into the sink or bathtub. Then fill again with clean water for the rinse cycle.
Turn your cellular phone into an off-grid communication tool. This state-of-the-art cognitive digital radio creates its own 100% off-grid signal and coordinates with other units within range so you can text privately — 1-to-1 or with a group — or broadcast openly to any nearby goTenna. It even has apps included with detailed offline maps — free to download for any region in the world — so you can locate yourself and others while enjoying the outdoors, travel, and crowded events or even during emergencies.
Colt products are an American tradition built upon a lifetime of quality products. These arrowheads are the perfect addition to your survival kit and can be used for hunting, trapping, cutting, and even skinning.
Gifts Over $70
Looking for a more personal gift?
Homemade gifts also make wonderful presents to put under the tree. There is still time to make a homemade gift for loved ones. Here are some that I or the writers at Ready Nutrition have written about in the past.
- Mini-Survival Kit
- How to Make Homemade Soap – The Easy Way!
- Make Your Own Apron
- Six All-Natural Lotions, Balms and Salves You Can Make On the Cheap
- Homemade Preserves
- DIY Lotion Bars
- 10 Herbal Tea Blends You Can Grow in Your Garden
- Make Your Own Moonshine
Merry Christmas and Happy Shopping to all of you!
Tess and the Ready Nutrition Team