For college students who have just moved to campus, or for those attending classes in their childhood bedrooms, 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 2020 and others that will just make her smile.
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College care package ideas for girls
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 one made by Athleta.
The durable fabric is soft and breathable and the straps are adjustable. They come three to a package and are available in different hues of brown-orange or blue-green. There is also a thin pocket for a filter, added safety feature.
Regardless of where your daughter is studying this year, she will need school supplies for taking notes and staying organized. Staples offers free delivery and most supplies arrive the next day.
Here’s where you can shop for and send a “Staples surprise box” of new pens, pencils, highlighters, post-it notes, computer paper, etc. You can include hand sanitizer, disposable masks, and snacks, too.
KIND bars are our family favorites and there is an enormous selection of different varieties to choose from. KIND will assemble a care package for you and Offer: Take 15% off a single purchase with code GROWNANDFLOWN at KINDsnacks.com through 10/31/20.
Nice means well, but it’s not enough. Kind is different. Nice is polite, but it stays out of it. Kind is honest – it speaks up and rises to the occasion. Nice doesn’t add to problems, but Kind rolls up its sleeves and solves them.
Your daughter may never change out of comfy pajama bottoms or yoga pants but she will want to dress up with a Zoom shirt when she is on camera. 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 a zoom class. It’s also a cute, lightweight sweater for when she goes out on cooler autumn days.
These are even more important for students to have this year and your daughter will LOVE getting these over-the-ear headphones. The Bose 700 headphones get the top reviews for their sound quality and lightweight construction.
Also recommended for a less expensive alternative are these headphones by Anker, which are the tops for under $100.
These 1more earbuds get the highest reviews for noise-cancelling bluetooth earbuds.
These Tao Tronics noise-cancelling bluetooth earbuds are also highly-recommended and are a less expensive alternative to the 1More brand.
This super-popular brand of facial mists comes in this set of three fragrances: cucumber and green tea; herbs and rosewater; camomile and lavender.
Jack Black is marketed as a men’s face and skin care brand but we love their lip balms for everyone. With SPF of 25 and slight fragrances, they are long-lasting and sun-protective for lips.
Your daughter will love this Bliss hand cream.with a lemon and sage frangrance.
Your daughter can polish her nails without needing top or base coat with this line of Essie polishes. Gorgeous colors, too.
Grown and Flown moms RAVE about this hair dryer.
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. Save 10% + 50% on delivery when you sign-up with the Bouqs! Use code flower10
Cookies by Design delivers freshly-baked cookies safely to a dorm, apartment or home. They have a wide assortment to choose – 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.
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. The Mug Treats come in many flavors.
Just a little reminder for your daughter.
Kraft Mac & Cheese is the ultimate comfort food.
Hydro Flask is one of the most popular brands and are available in many different colors and sizes.
This is something your daughter can you 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 our 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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