Our unique college care packages began as our children left home. We created these so that family traditions and celebrations could travel right to them. The "Party In A Box" spread the fame of the crazy mom near and far. These fun and funny care packages were greeted with glee as they began arriving at campuses across the country! Explore the links below for some great ideas that will keep you connected to your college kid. You surely won't find a laundry list of the usual suspects like canned soup and cereal!
These "parties in a box" are pure fun even for the most cynical of groups. Take a look at all our our own creative care package ideas for our college students. They are themed for homesickness, exams, holidays and just for fun!
Send a "BBQ In A Box" Care Package! This is the ultimate college care package idea! Ahhh, the constant sound of whining about the campus food.. here's an idea that will bring a huge smile to their faces and their stomachs! Plus you may become the most popular Mom on campus with this one! Especially good to kick off college football season!
Send a Tailgate Themed Care Package This is a great football season care package.. Tailgate Toss or also known as Cornhole. You'll see the students playing this all over campus before a big game. This care package not only made it through college but came back home and moved into their apartments!
College Care Packages Themed by Month
Heard of Book of the Month?? Well take that concept and create a care
package of the month .. theme it by the month. See how we did it! Includes a free printable with all the suggested ingredients for each month of the academic year... so easy to make yourself
Use the same idea to make an Exam Care Package to ease the stress of finals or midterms.Exam time is high stress on campuses.. send a care package that spells out fun and will put a smile on their face!!
A Halloween care package idea! This was our youngest daughter's favorite care package.. a Halloween Dorm Decorating box! The whole dorm was "Ghosted".. free printable so just print and pack it into the box with lots of Halloween decorations and candy!
Send a Celebrate It! Care Package
See how we celebrated a "weekend warrior" story for one of our boys..
it was the funniest care package ever.. his whole house loved it.
A perfect College Care Package for Girls One of our daughter's all time favorites.. an exam break in a box. It was met with lots of laughs and was a good de-stressing break for her and her friends during exam study week.
Send a "Get Ready to Go" box! A care package idea to get them ready for their spring break! I had my doubts when I sent this, but it was a huge hit.. you can see by the pictures they sent me!
Send "Laughter in a box"care package! Homesick blues? They all get hit by them.. send a box of laughs!
Gather your friends and hold a Care Package Party! Tips for making a great college care package and a fun idea to turn it into a "Girls Night Out".. you have fun and the kids get a great care package.. a win/win!
Fabulous gift for your favorite Fabulous Grandmother. A TGIF wooden box sign that can go right in her Easter basket! Order here!
Bridal Shower Poem pack. fun Bridal shower idea.. Poems to celebrate the firsts in the couple's marriage!
Unique Mothers Day gift idea. A birthstone pearl bracelet.. so pretty and under $30.00 - perfect for Mom or Grandma
Kindergarten Graduation Songs Printable with all you need to plan a Kindergarten Graduation Sing A Long!
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DYI Bridal Shower favor using lipstick or lipgloss.. give a favor your guests will really love!
Rainbow Tea party ideas.. a great assortment of crafts, decorations and table centerpieces for your church Rainbow Tea celebration
Bridal Shower Etiquette.. all you need to know for planning a bridal shower!
Christening favor and decoration ideas. Celebrate your newly baptized little angel with these easy crafts.
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Our favorite Bridal shower, Baby shower or Baptism gift idea.. Gift the Red Plate tradition.. free printable poems to enclose with the gift
Easy Bridal Shower Favor.. send the ladies home with nail polish to get "Polished Up" for the wedding! Order the favor tags here!
Rehearsal Dinner Etiquette... our most commonly asked questions on this topic.
Easy wedding centerpiece ideas Pretty and budget friendly!
Athletic Booster Club Ideas. Boost spirit for your high school teams with these