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College Student Care Package


Brighten your college student's busy day with this College Student Care Package idea! Fill it full of practical items for dorm life including a storage container to hold it all, plus throw in a fun surprises, too! We recommend choosing a theme for the care package, then including relevant themed items: cleaning tools, study snacks, school supplies, and toiletries. (Note: We decided to create a yellow-themed care package to deliver a little sunshine in the mail!)

Shop at Dollar Tree – Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Yellow Snacks (Popcorn, Honey, Tea, Candy, etc.)
  • Yellow School Supplies (Highlighters, #2 Pencils, etc.)
  • Yellow Packaged Cleaning Supplies (Sponges, Air Freshening Spray, Laundry Detergent)
  • Yellow Toiletries (Soap, Toothbrush, Shampoo)
  • Gift Bag Filler or Tissue Paper
  • Storage Container
  • Yellow Flowers
  • Chalkboard Sign (Optional)

Easy Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Fill the storage container with gift filler or tissue paper, a chalkboard sign, and flowers (see image #1).
  2. Arrange the yellow items inside the storage container (see image #2).
  3. Place your arrangement into a shipping box or hand deliver it!