Families · Seniors

College Care Package Ideas

Sending a child to college can be a bittersweet experience. Your little one is all grown up, and getting more independent by the day. A care package is a great way to show them that you are thinking about them, and stay in touch through a long semester away. Here are some of our favorite items to send to your favorite scholar:

Homemade Cookies
Surprise them with their favorite. Pack them in tissue paper to keep them from breaking.

School Hoodie
Buy them a hoodie or jersey for their college’s football team, so they can show some school spirit.

Beverage Holder
A nice travel mug or aluminum water bottle is a nice way for your student to stay fueled throughout their day.

411 Cards
This business card is designed just for students, and can be updated with your favorite senior portraits, as well as your student’s contact information for a customized way to stay in touch with friends new and old. Call to order yours today! xxx-xxx-xxxx Mention this blog post and get 200 411 cards for only $XX!

iTunes Gift Card
This is another card that will bring a smile to your student’s face.

Journal
This is a great reminder for your child to document their journey through college.

Notes from the Family
Have everyone in your family write a handwritten note to your student. This includes parents, all siblings and any close friends of the family or extended family in the area. This is a personal touch that will encourage your student more than anything else. Include inspirational quotes or verses for an extra-personal touch.

A care packages is a taste of home that will let your child know that you are proud of them and miss them tons!

 

Dana

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