Outdoor activities are totally a treat for kids but the outside activities have their own troubles. The most common problem is mosquitoes when we are outdoor. Mosquitoes are totally annoying and more annoying is the after effect of mosquito bites. The mosquito bites usually create a small reddish bump on the skin, it is swollen and itchy. Mosquitoes are a huge warehouse of harmful diseases and infection and the sad part is these diseases are communicable and can also be a life threat.
You may not notice immediately when the mosquito bites you but their side effects are quick and swift. The entire task is done by mosquitoes in few seconds. These pesky mosquitoes can easily bite you and your family member in no time.
Here are 7 common ways to get rid of mosquitoes.
1. Prevent Mosquito Hotspots
The best possible way to get rid of mosquito is to avoid the locations which are the hub of mosquitoes like gardens, grasses, near water sources etc. It is commonplace from where mosquito-borne diseases spread. You can simply avoid visiting the places with your child.
2. Wear Light Shade Colours
The rare fact is that mosquitoes are least attracted to light shade clothes. It is due to the fact that dark-colored clothes work against the horizon after evening. The evening is the time where mosquitoes work actively. Wearing a lighter shade, natural and pastel shades are a good idea to stay away from pesky mosquitoes.
3. Make use of insect repellent
When it comes to prevention of mosquito bites, insect repellent always comes to the rescue. It is the best companion when kids are traveling or stepping out of the home. In addition to it, it is the most effective solution. Always select a natural or herbal insect repellent to be on the safe side, make sure it is also skin friendly as the child's skin are extremely delicate.
4. Get Rid of Stagnant Water
The most common cause of mosquitoes are stagnant water, these annoying mosquitoes easy make a bucket full of water, standing water at balcony as their home. You can simply get rid of mosquitoes by making your home safe from mosquitoes. Always empty the extra water out of buckets, mugs, outdoor places or other places which attracts mosquitoes.
5. Sleep with a Mosquito Net
The mosquito netting are the perfect choice for a peaceful sleep, they have small holes to allow the breeze to conveniently pass through it. But at the same time, it works as a protective shield to keep the mosquitoes at bay.
6. Maintain Air Circulation
Mosquitoes cannot fly high this is the reason they are very active during evening and night where they can fly high with the support of little wind. Make sure your home is well ventilated in order to avoid getting stung by the pesky mosquitoes.
7. Wear Appropriate Clothes
Mosquitoes often bite on the exposed skin area, it is always a good idea to wear full sleeves clothes to safeguard kids against the mosquito bites.
Really helpful post ❤️ My hubby always stop aaru to play outside with the fear of mosquito bite..Now will follow these steps and let him play freely..
So true. We can’t bundle the kids and pack them off in a cupboard so better to have these solutions
When it comes to kids we can never be too careful. These are some easy and effective ways you’ve shared.
I so agree with the points which you’ve jotted down to keep our kids away from the mosquitos! Thanks for sharing!
A really helpful post. Can be followed by all..
Great ideas, indeed we cannot stop kids from going out due to mosquitoes. I ensure sanitation and use repellents on the clothes as well.
Really some great tips. I also stop my daughter to play outside. Will follow your tips.
Awesome ideas… I use mosquito repellent to prevent mosquitos… We can’t stop our kids to play because of those shit mosquitos..
Nicely written. I will try to follow these methods to avoid mosquitoes. Thanks for sharing 🙂
Mosquitoes may be tiny but they create a lot of problems. It’s better to be safe than sorry and your tips cover all the points one must ensure to protect from mosquitoes.
Nice handy tips, nothing should stop kids from having fun. Thank you for sharing such useful tips to keep blood suckers away.
Very rightfully said, the more children play the more they grow mentally and physically. So why to stop them in fear of mosquitoes. Better to take these measures and let them enjoy their childhood
Wow! Mosquitoes hate light colours! That is an amazing fact! Thank you for sharing it! Will try to follow!
Monsoon is the season that poses so much threat from mosquitoes. Dengue is such a dreaded disease at the moment. Thanks for sharing those super useful tips.
These are some helpful tips. I guess all parents should follow these tips for their kids.
Really Some great Tips for the safety and protection of our kids during these Harsh Monsoons. Thanks for sharing !
Nice tips. Children always wanted to play outside. Now these tips help me to c OK mate with those mosquito’s.
These are some really effective methods of avoiding mosquitoes. With kids it’s imperative to be wary of mosquitoes