Dollar Tree DIY College Survival Kit & Free Printable Card
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Know a high school graduate heading off to college soon?
Consider making a fun College Survival Kit gift basket using our free printable card! We headed to Dollar Tree, but you can fill a basket with items you think your recipient will both need and love as a thoughtful and fun gift idea. This is such an exciting time in a young person’s life!
Make an affordable gift basket from Dollar Tree!
Dollar tree has some great finds to fill a gift basket for college students including large baskets to use as containers! I was able to spot some things that’d be useful for college students right away. I was able to get everything pictured below for about $13!
Here are some fun ideas:
- flip flops for shower shoes
- ear plugs and sleeping masks
- laundry detergent/dryer sheets
- laundry basket/laundry bags
- food items like Ramen noodles & microwave popcorn
- shower gel and loofah
- coffee mugs/cups and instant coffee
- hand soap/hand sanitizer
- personal care items like deodorant, toothpaste, etc.
To use this free printable: Simply print and attach this card to basket using tape. I also wrapped my basket with clear cellophane wrap and attached a bow. This detail is cute, but completely optional.
This is such a thoughtful and useful gift idea!
My roommate in college had an aunt give her one of these as a freshman, and I remember being super jealous at the time! Ha. Something like this doesn’t cost much, but it can mean so much to someone that you thought of them!
Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! Check out all of Lina’s DIY/CRAFTS and RECIPES created just for Hip2Save.