32 Thoughtful And Heartwarming College Care Package Ideas

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College is packed with fun and challenges. 

For freshmen, going to college means saying goodbye to families, friends and those they love back at home. They have to learn to live on their own in a complete strange place while fighting homesickness.

For scholars going back to college, it means facing with endless papers, courses and pressure again.

If your Significant Other is in another college, chances are you may struggle to keep your long distance relationship strong. Studies have found that sending physical gifts or care packages can make up the lack of presence in a long distance relationship.

And it will also take away the stress from hustle and bustle of everyday college life. 

So here you go. We’ve gathered some of the best college care package ideas in this post. And we’ve also listed the recommended items for the care packages.

Feel free to save the ideas or make your own! 

College Care Package Ideas

Study supplies kit

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For college students, the most practical care package idea is to send them a basket of study supplies. 

These are the things that they will need to use daily or will come in handy:

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“I miss you a waffle lot” care package

Does your favorite scholar love waffles? This package is perfect for any foodie (not just waffle lovers). 

Pack some nuts and snacks he/she loves along with this card, decorate the box to your liking and you have this wonderful box.

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source:Paper Parsely

Freshman care package for someone in medical school

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“So blue without you” college care package

Tell your long distance sweetie how much you miss him by sending this “so-blue” package. 

Put in energy drinks, beef jerky or anything that can cheer him up. 

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source: I’d love to love you

Slaying grades care package

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A little sunshine

Self-care is always the first thing to ditch when deadlines and finals draw near. Why not send your SO some thoughtful self-care items as a sweet reminder? Choose the yellow ones to create a full box of sunshine.

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You drive me Bananas!

If you are sending a cute care package like this, these funny animal pun printables are the perfect additions.

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source:@creativecarepackages

Send the best luck with a St. Patrick’s Day care package

Treat your boyfriend with his favorite binge food and snacks in green! Scatter all the shamrocks you have if you are putting together a St. Patrick’s Day care package.

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You are my hero – an appreciate care package for college students

This Hero box is originally a military care package. But if your SO is working his very best at college, this box can also express your appreciation and love.

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10 Things I’m grateful for you

Use the flaps of the care package creatively and write down some words of appreciation for your Significant Other. This gratitude care package is going to melt his heart.

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source:@PaperParsely

The hearts connected – a heartwarming long distance care package

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source:@MilitaryCarePackages

Loving you is no mis-steak

Celebrating anniversary while being miles apart? It doesn’t mean that you can’t have a nice dinner together. 

Create your own “dinner-in-a-box” like this one down below:

Creative Care Packages  {CCP} 在 Instagram 上发布:“Thanks for sharing @tiffantacedo 💕”

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When no one runs errands for your favorite scholar in college, getting supplies and groceries can be tricky and time-consuming. So don’t forget to make full use of the free 6-month Prime membership for students. Your loved one can get books, groceries and anything they need with 2-day delivery.

Halfway There College Care Package

Care packages don’t always have to be sentimental. Sometimes being naughty can spice things up between you two. 

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Two corners of the world

Living in two different places in the world? Tel him something about the place you are right now by sending him the signature items or a travel guide.

Who knows, he may pay you a surprising visit soon!

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Go get em – a cheer up care package for college students

best college care package ideas to melt hearts - todaywedate.comHallmark intern Sara shares the best idea for back to school care packages. (A blog from the Creative Studios at Hallmark.)

source:Think Make Share

“Seas” the day care package

Help your Significant Other to fight procrastination even when you are not around. Write down some of your favorite motivational quotes that inspire action. And load the box with the best homemade goodies.

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source:The Monday Box

Stay Healthy Care Package

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source:A Mom’s Take

For my SWOLEmate

Creative Care Packages {CCP} 在 Instagram 上发布:“Thanks for sharing @prettymacnifies 💪🏻❤️”

source:@creativecarepackage

Halfway, hang on!

Celebrate the end of Mid-term with this adorable minion care pacakge!

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Just add water!

He hates cooking in dorm? Get him something he can have by just adding water. Ramen, oatmeal, instant lunch…Your pick!

Or you can send him one of these essentials that will make cooking in dorm so much easier. It may be a better option to avoid Freshman 15.

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You are the world to me

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Time to get sauced

Is this the best way to get #Sauced? 

What’s his favorite sauce? What is in his kitchen back home? If you’ve been dating for a while you may already have the answer. If not, try ask his family and bring him the taste from home.

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source:@creativecarepackage

Blue Without You care package

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source:Celebrate Every Day With Me

Get well soon care package

Getting sick in college can be tough without anyone there for support and care. 

Put together meds, vitamin and self-care items he’ll need.

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I miss you a Monstrous Amount

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I’m Cheesy care package

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Something out of the blue care package

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I miss you a LATTE

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source:@creativecarepackage

A care package for the foodie

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Can’t-be-leaf fall care package

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source: Countdowns and Cupcakes

I’m Nuts about you

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Christmas is coming – a finals care package for college students

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