Thanksgiving is like a “rehearsal” for Christmas. Family get together and enjoy the wonderful food and family activities.
For those who can’t make it back home on this special day, sending them a Thanksgiving care package is a good way to express gratitude or just simply sharing the fun.
For deployed soldiers, not all of them get to come back home to surprise their family, especially those who are in overseas troops.
For college students who can’t come home, fall-themed items as well as things to cheer them up for the coming finals will be great for a Thanksgiving care package.
We’ve put together 11 best Thanksgiving care package ideas for your inspiration. Let’s take a look and get crafty, shall we?
In this post, you’ll find:
11 Best Thanksgiving Care Package Ideas
1. Feast box with natural decorating
Decoration is always a big part of putting together a care package. As for Thanksgiving, there are tons of inspirations outside. Pick some leaves of different colors and use them to make your box unique.
2. Countdown care package decor idea
This is the perfect care package to send before Thanksgiving. We love the idea of adding a countdown to the flaps, which makes the waiting a little bit less daunting.
3. Fall care package filled with love and fall-theme snacks
Don’t you just love this box with everything fall?
4. Thanksgiving care package for college students
Since finals are approaching, it’s time to send out the finals survival items – not “magic pills” that slay grades.
Put in the essentials he needs for self-care and study. Or maybe books or relaxing color books to massage his mind.
5. Pumpkin spice everything
Pumpkins spice and turkey are two of the major reasons why Thanksgiving is so loved. Whether it’s pumpkin spice latté or cookies, you can’t miss the signature taste of fall.
6. Fall care package decor idea
If you are a more hands-on person, wrapping every item in golden or orange paper can add a trace of fall delicacy to your care package. And just think about the joy of unwrapping every single item!
7. A road trip care package
Going back home for Thanksgiving often means driving for hours in a row. So why not send your sweetie a road trip box to keep his energy level up on the road?
8. Home-baked goodies care pacakge
When we are far away from home, being able to enjoy some home-made snacks really means a lot. Show some love by sending him some home-made treats that can be packed and shipped.
9. A sweet care package for Thanksgiving
Candies, chocolate bars, cookies and everything sugary will make the care package just as sweet as you are. If he’s a sweet tooth, this one is a craving-saver.
10. Creative pumpkin spice care package
11. Gobble Til You Wobble
We can never have enough turkey, right?
What to put in a Thanksgiving care package?
1. Home-baked treats
Or a batch of adorable Thanksgiving cookies like these?
Here’s a tutorial of how to make a similar (and maybe easier) version of Thanksgiving cookies:
2. Thanksgiving treats and snacks
Not a fan of baking? Don’t worry. Here are some snacks that are Thanksgiving-appropriate and maybe you should totally try yourself!
3. Pumpkin spice everything
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