Who doesn’t enjoy receiving something special out of the blue? When your in college, receiving a care package in the mail makes for a fantastic day, week, even month.
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Whether you have kids in college, know college kids through your friends, church, etc.., consider sending them a care package. The great thing about care packages is that they can be filled with inexpensive items that college students will love. Here are 35 things to consider adding to your package.
Ball Point Pens
Post It Notes
Dry Erase Board with Pen. Have a look at this Whiteboard Set – Dry Erase Board 15 x 12 ” + 1 Magnetic Dry Eraser, 2 Dry-erase Black Marker Pens and 2 Magnets.
First Aid Kit. The Johnson & Johnson Red Cross All Purpose First Aid Kit with 125 pieces if great for all sorts of minor emergencies and cuts and scraps and that come with life.
Hotel Size Bottles of Shampoo, Conditioner, Lotion
Mini Kleenex Packets
Sewing Kit- The Mini Travel Sewing Kit, contains a variety of colors of thread, the sewing needles and tools to get those buttons sewn back on and keep clothes in good condition.
Packet of Hand Wipes
Roll of Toilet Paper
Food and Food Storage
Beef Jerky such as Jack Link’s Premium 110 Calorie Beef Jerky Variety Pack.
Betty Crocker Warm Delights Microwaveable Cookie and Cake Mixes
Hot Chocolate Packets
Individual Drink Mix Packets
Individual Microwave Popcorn Packets
Instant Oatmeal Packets
Microwaveable Mac and Cheese Bowls
Microwaveable Soup Bowl-The Sistema Microwave Cookware Soup Mug goes from heating to getting down to eating in no time.
Ramen Noodles (The perennial college standby)
Silly Putty (via Reader’s Digest)
Slinky (via Reader’s Digest)
Travel Size Board Game
Book Light. Check out the Energizer Clip on Book Light for Reading.
Know friends and family who love to tailgate. Take a peek at 45 Things to Put in Tailgating Gift Baskets.