Care Packet Ideas

Sterling College Student Life

Sending care packages to your student is one of the nicest things you can do. Receiving a package in the mail not only will make your student the envy of the residence hall, but it will also let them know you care. There are many times when a small gift can brighten up a bad day, a bad grade or a bad situation.

ANYTHING EDIBLE
Cookies, granola bars, chocolate, macaroni and cheese, candy, dried fruit and nuts, soup, cereal, microwave popcorn.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES
Pens, pencils, binders, erasers, index cards, Post-it notes, paper, rulers, highlighters.

TOILETRIES
Soap, shampoo, toothpaste, Q-tips, toothbrushes, deodorant, laundry detergent, dryer sheets, stain remover, Febreeze.

ANYTHING FAMILY
Pictures, letters, cards, drawings from younger siblings, newspaper clippings or a subscription to the local paper.

ANYTHING FUN
Board games, computer games, deck of cards, crossword puzzles, yoyo’s, crayons and coloring books.

SPECIAL OCCASIONS
Gift certificates for local restaurants, money, CD’s, DVD’s, posters, flowers, birthday cakes from cafeteria
(to order a cake for your student, contact Quintin).