DIY College First Aid Kit
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When you’re sending your “baby” away to college, you try to think of everything she might possibly need. With one month to go until I deposit my “baby” on the steps of her college, we’re in full college preparation mode. Just yesterday we put together her diy college first aid kit. The kit that this mama hopes she’ll never need to use.
Last year I made this first aid kit box from an upcycled instant breakfast container, so all I had to do was fill it with some first aid items that my daughter might need. In our family, we are minimalists when it comes to taking medicine, so you may want to add some additional items to your diy college first aid kit.
I filled our first aid kit with:
- Moleskin (she’ll be doing a lot of walking)
- Cough drops
- Pain Reliever
- Breathe Right Strips
- Stomach Relief Medicine
- Immune Boost Drink Mix
But the most important thing I included is something my mom sent in my first aid kit many years ago (and I still have in a scrapbook) – a mom note.
If you’d prefer, you could pick up a first aid kit bag at the store when you purchase your supplies instead of making your own upcycled box.
Can you think of any items I missed for my daughter’s diy college first aid kit? (besides the safety bubble I wish I could send her in)
I’m a mom of 3, a veteran and military spouse. I’ve moved into 20+ homes all around the world. My passion is helping busy people make the space and time for what’s really important to them.
Hi Susan – What a great idea for your daughter to have a first aid kit made by mom and especially the note! I love being a part of your sweet family’s journey with you! Hugs, Holly
Susan- Love your idea!! What did you use to decorate your container? Do you have a tutorial for that?
Thanks, Tess. Yes, the tutorial is here.