Social Media

You can find me on the following social media platforms...

Search 0

Muddy Faces

Muddy Faces fire activities & guides

We have a great range of fire-related guides and activities - useful for everyone from beginners to experienced outdoor practitioners.

Outdoor Hub


A selection of our fire guides & activities - for inspiration & confidence to bring fire to your setting.

Read More about INSPIRATIONS - Fire

Fires: fire safety guide

A guide to the essentials of fire safety.

Read More about Fires: fire safety guide

Fires: fire area preparation

A comprehensive guide to preparing and building a fire area.

Read More about Fires: fire area preparation

Fires: fire pit designs

Pros and cons of a range of different styles & materials for creating your fire pit.

Read More about Fires: fire pit designs

Fires: methods of ignition

There are many ways to start a fire. We look at the pros and cons of some of the main ones.

Read More about Fires: methods of ignition

Fires: how to use a fire steel

All you need to know about fire steels (ferrous rods) and some top tips on how to use them.

Read More about Fires: how to use a fire steel

Fires: traditional flint & steel

Both simple and complicated at the same time - here’s the what & how of flint & steel fire lighting.

Read More about Fires: traditional flint & steel

Fires: creating & maintaining

For some, the art of fire lighting can be tricky; these basic rules will help make each fire successful.

Read More about Fires: creating & maintaining

Fires: building a cooking fire

Many campfire cooking activities need embers to cook on, rather than flames - here's how to prepare your fire.

Read More about Fires: building a cooking fire

Fires: extinguishing a fire

Extinguishing a fire properly is really important to prevent re-ignition and ground fire.

Read More about Fires: extinguishing a fire

How to make char cloth

Make your own char cloth to use with flint and steel fire lighting – it is super quick and easy to do.

Read More about How to make char cloth

Using a storm kettle

A step-by-step guide to using a storm kettle aka Kelly kettle.

Scroll to the bottom to download our free pdf: Step-by-Step Guide to Using a Storm Kettle.

Read More about Using a storm kettle

Fire Piston: instructions

Instructions for setting up & using your fire piston.

Read More about Fire Piston: instructions
Liz With Popcorn Makerfeature

campfire cooking

Simple but delicious campfire recipes from Muddy Faces.

Dragons Sneeze

The Dragons Sneeze is one of our most popular products, a fire steel and striker we designed and created especially for Forest School groups and practitioners - easy to make the perfect spark.

Read More about Dragons Sneeze
Return to top


Keep in touch

Register to receive our free email newsletter, full of outdoor inspiration, dates, deals and competitions.