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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This super-popular brand of facial mists comes in this set of three fragrances: cucumber and green tea; herbs and rosewater; camomile and lavender.
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.
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.
She will also be happy to try this Bliss hand cream with a lemon and sage fragrance.
Your daughter can polish her nails without needing a top or base coat with this line of Essie polishes. Gorgeous colors, too.
Grown and Flown moms RAVE about this hairdryer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This felt pouch can hold glasses, a phone, or other necessities at your teen’s bedside.
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.
With this assortment of herbal teas from Tea Forte, your daughter will feel comforted and loved.
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.
Just a little reminder for your daughter.
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.
Hydro Flask is one of the most popular brands and are available in many different colors and sizes.
This is something your daughter can never have enough of especially if she wears her hair long.
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.
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.)
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