Everything Your College Student Needs in Their First Care Package
From the sweet to the sensible, we’ve got you covered.
Just like shower caddies and a mini fridge, care packages are a college essential. They’re a comforting reminder to your homesick college kid that they're loved and missed, especially when they’re filled with the right presents. That’s why we put together a list of the must-have items your college student needs in their first care package. Send a little love their way with any (or all) of the gifts we suggested here. They can thank you later.
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An insulated water bottle is the perfect item to have on campus. It'll keep drinks cold during the last of the summer heat or warm them up on crisp fall mornings. Best of all, it can be outfitted with a number of designs to show off your student's personal style — we're partial to the bacon and eggs.
When living in a crowded dorm, students will take any comfort they can get. Send them a pair of these cozy, fuzzy socks to keep their toes nice and toasty. Plus, they're packaged to look like cupcakes. How sweet!
When your student pulls a late-night study session, they'll need brain food. Granola bars are filling enough to keep them motivated during long hours in the library, but not so heavy that they'll want to fall asleep. Just watch out for the crunch factor during quiet study.