Fun College Care Package Idea

Your college student will love this monthly care package idea

creative college care package ideas


This fun college care package idea is easy and creative. We all know how much the kids love getting a care package, so here's an idea to create a monthly tradition that is sure to become a highly anticipated gift from home! If you use your creativity, you can come up with ingredient ideas with ease.



what to put in a college care package

I always love to theme our college packages to the kids.. so here is a creative care package idea that the kids just loved! I would create a Care Package of the month using the letter of the spelling of the month!! I add a copy of calendar page for the month I was sending the care package. I would circle special dates like birthdays and special holidays like Halloween. The loved it as they laughed at my creative ideas for the letters. For example, in May which is exam month, you could send a bag of Munchies or MnM's for M, apples or DVD like Avatar or Animal House for A and add yogurt covered pretzels, a box of Yodels or in our house anything NY Yankees for Y! Of course, I circle Mother's Day on the calendar that month!!  Grab your fellow Moms and use this idea to hold a Care Package Party! Here is everything you will need to send a monthly themed care package to your college student. We've put together a free printable with ideas for every month!

what to put in a college care package


Here's an example of our ingredients for a December package! This is how we outlined every month in our free printable of this great monthly college care package idea!  The download may take a little time as it a large file with ideas for every month and one for exam time too! The kids loved it and their friends looked forward to it too! It always guaranteed a call home!



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One of our Celebration Ideas Online community members Vonnie, gathered her friends to make these monthly care packages and was kind enough to send us a picture of her daughter's October box laid out on her dorm bed! This idea is a proven winner!




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