Favorite College Care Package Ideas for Girls for 2021

For college students who have just moved to campus, a care package is a welcome surprise. We put together our favorite college care packages idea for girls with a few things that are true necessities for 2021 and others that will just make her smile.

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College care package ideas for girls

1. The Comfy

These soft, wearable blankets are super-popular with teens and college kids and your daughter would love to get one.

comfy

2. Kyle Cavan Jewelry

We have absolutely fallen in love with Kyle Cavan, whose jewelry pieces are elegant and true keepsakes. They have chosen iconic buildings and retro logos to create lovely necklaces, bracelets and more. Your daughter will LOVE this.

Kyle Cavan

3. Face Coverings

Masks are one thing that our daughters (and sons) need whenever they leave their dorm, apartment, or our homes. One of the very favorite masks that our Grown and Flown community loves is the Activate Face Mask made by Athleta.

The durable fabric is soft and breathable and the straps are adjustable. They come two to a package and are available in different hues of brown-orange, pink-grey or solid grey. There is also a thin pocket for a filter, added safety feature.

athleta Face masks

4. CampusCube Snack Box

CampusCube and Grown and Flown have teamed up to create a college care package for students. There are enough snacks and treats to share with her new roommate and hallmates. Save $5 on any care package or 10% on 3 or more with discount code: GF5.

Campus Cube care package

5. New top

Athleta has one of the best selections for girls and women of all shapes and sizes.

This wrap top could be something your daughter slips on over whatever she is wearing to look pulled together for almost any occasion. It’s also a cute, lightweight sweater for when she goes out on cooler autumn days.

athleta wrap top

6. Bose noise-canceling headphones

The 700 series by Bose gets the highest marks for noise-canceling headphones, something that college students appreciate when they are trying to study in the midst of noisy dorms. These are expensive, but your daughter will appreciate them whenever she uses them to drown out loud noises to study.

Anker makes much less expensive wireless headphones that also get high reviews in the under $100 price category.

Bose headphones

7. AirPod Pros

These are simply amazing devices and, once you use them, you will wonder how you got along without them. There are noise-canceling qualities to the AirPod Pros and the battery lasts for 24 hours.

AirPods Pro

8. Facial spray

This super-popular brand of facial mists comes in this set of three fragrances: cucumber and green tea; herbs and rosewater; camomile and lavender.

facial mist

9. Allbirds socks

Allbrids has long made some of the most amazing shoes and now, they have branched out into apparel. These socks are incredibly soft, comfortable, and durable and are available in several styles and lots of beautiful colors. While you are on the site, check out all the gorgeous apparel and amazing shoes for women and men.

Allbirds socks

10. Supergoop! Play lip balm

Your daughter will love this broad spectrum SPF lip balm with hydrating honey, shea butter, & sunflower seed oil. In a crowded market of lip balms, this one gets top reviews. 

super goop lip balm
11. Bliss hand cream

She will also be happy to try this Bliss hand cream with a lemon and sage fragrance. 

12. Essie Treat, Love & Color nail polish 

Your daughter can polish her nails without needing a top or base coat with this line of Essie polishes. Gorgeous colors, too.

Essie nail polish

13. Revlon hairdryer and styler

Grown and Flown moms RAVE about this hairdryer.


Revlon hair dryer

14. Flowers

Want to send flowers to your daughter but don’t know what the florists are in her college town? The Bouqs Company delivers farm-fresh flowers and plants with beautiful arrangements to choose from. 

boqus flowers

15. Cookies by Design

Cookies by Design delivers freshly-baked cookies safely to a dorm, apartment, or home. They have a wide assortment to choose from — including platters with assorted cookies — and also these signature cookie bouquets, which might be perfect for students studying at home.

cookies by design

16. Aromatherapy Shower Steamers

Your daughter can turn her shower into a spa with one of these aromatherapy tablets. Infused with essentials oils, they are available in lavender, eucalyptus, or orange mint.


shower steamers

17. Therapy Dough

Modeled after clay used in art therapy classes, these pots of aromatic therapy dough are infused with essential oils for stress relief and have been super popular in the Grown and Flown group.

therapy dough

18. Bedside Essentials Pouch

This felt pouch can hold glasses, a phone, or other necessities at your teen’s bedside.

bedside pouch

19. Eye pillow

We all need some things to help us relax and our teens are no different. A nice eye pillow is cute, luxurious and might help your college kid get a little extra sleep.

eye mask

20. Echo Dot (4th gen)

The Amazon devices have amazing functionality and the 4th generation Echo Dot is a compact and useful digital assistant. She can play her favorite music, use as for a timer or alarm clock, call an Uber, order a pizza and so much more.
Echo Dot 4th gen

21. Tea assortment

With this assortment of herbal teas from Tea Forte, your daughter will feel comforted and loved.

tea forte assortment

22. Mug cake

A warm chocolate cake with chocolate icing that your daughter can cook in a microwave in one minute (!) might just be a perfect indulgence after a long day of classes. Mug Treats come in many flavors.

mug cake

23. Call Mom pillowcase

Just a little reminder for your daughter.

call your mom

24. Do Your Laundry 

We have loved this book since day one and it is a G&F favorite volume to send to college daughters. Becky Blades is the uber-talented author and illustrator who wrote these words of encouragement for her off-to-college daughters. She left a blank page for you to add your note of love to your daughter.

Do Your Laundry

25. Hydro Flask water bottle

Hydro Flask is one of the most popular brands and are available in many different colors and sizes.

Hydro Flask

26. Hair ties 

This is something your daughter can never have enough of especially if she wears her hair long.

hair ties

27. Makeup wipes

These facial wipes are the easiest way to take off makeup, especially if you want to clean your face without walking down the hall to a communal dorm bathroom.

face wipes

28. Notes to Self socks

Socks are some of our very favorite care package items and Notes to Self is a favorite place to buy socks. Every pair has an inspirational message which will send your daughter a positive reminder whenever she wears them. Now use this code GROWNANDFLOWN to take 12% off your order of $75 or more (and free shipping.)

College care package ideas for girls

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Check out our Grown and Flown shop on Amazon for all our ideas for college care packages for girls and guys here. 

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About Katie BinghamSmith

Katie Bingham-Smith lives in Maine with her three kids. She is a Staff Writer at Scary Mommy, shoe addict and pays her kids to rub her feet. You can see more of her on Facebook and Instagram .

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