Whether going off to college for the first time or returning for a new school year, or as a pick me up during the semester, students always appreciate being thought of. A College Gift Basket filled with helpful items that students may not remember to bring along is always a winner. Here are 40 ideas of useful things to put in your gift baskets.
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Bubble Gum and/or Mints
Chip Clips-The KitchenAid Gourmet Set of 4 Small Bag Clips include a variety of colors.
Clear Tape and Duct Tape-Duck Brand makes duct tape in more than 45 school colors and logos, as well as, Decorative Patterns, sniff and scratch, and more.
Deck of Cards
Drink Coasters-These cool Record Coasters are highly rated.
Dry Erase Board and Markers
Dusting Cloth-These Microfiber Cleaning Clothes are easily reusable by simply rinsing out them out.
Glow Sticks-Because glow in the dark is just plain fun.
Lingerie Bag for Laundry
Mini First Aid Kit-This First Aid Only All-purpose First Aid Kit will do the trick for those every day scraps and run ins.
Removable Wall Hangers-The Command Large Utility Hook, White, 3-Hooks are economical.
Roll of Quarters-Although many campuses have gone largely to card swipe systems, you will still find vending machines from time to time. Also, great for laundry if machine take the quarters.
School Colors or Logo Coffee Mug
Small Address Book
Stain Remover-These Shout Wipes – Portable Stain Treater Towelettes – Pack of (24) Wipes are perfect for toting around in a purse or pocket.
Thermos-The THERMOS FOOGO Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel 10-Ounce Food Jar is perfect for a meal on the go.
Tool Kit-This Cartman Orange 39-Piece Tool Set is perfect size to easily store away, but offers enough tools to fix a wide variety of things.
Tube of Sunscreen
Zippered Storage Bags-These Ziploc Space Bag, Flat, Large, 3 Countmake it so easy to store and see stuff.
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