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Fall Care Package

It’s been a few weeks since school started. Your college student is settling in, but can always use some encouragement from home. No reason to wait until Halloween to send a care package! This fall care package is called “Hey, Pumpkin” and is full of fun pumpkin, fall, and Halloween items. Use the fall care package ideas for college students to create perfect fall care packages for college students.

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Fall Care Package

hey pumpkin care package box 1

Print out your Hey, Pumpkin Fall Care Package printables on white card stock. They can be cut to fit many different box shapes. I use USPS Medium Flat Rate boxes, but you can use any box.

How to Make a Fall Care Package:

fall snacks 1

All Care Packages start and end with snacks. Cheez-Its, Pirate Booty Popcorn, and Brach’s Autumn Mix are perfect.

party supplies

I got these fun Fall and Halloween to-go cups, pumpkin stir sticks, and straws from a Tulsa party supply vendor. Items like these are available on Amazon and Etsy.

creep it reel

I created this Fall Care Package for my daughter who is a first year medical student. She is currently taking anatomy, so Skeletons are a must! I found a fun Creep It Real Towel on Amazon.

pumpkin mug

My daughter and I walked into Anthropolgie and fell in love with this Anthropologie pumpkin mug. I, of course, went back and got some. You can find cute seasonal mugs on Amazon, at Target, and in gift shops. Amazon has a cute Pumpkin Mug and a cute Hello Pumpkin Mug.

pumpkin honey

I threw in a velvet pumpkin for her apartment and also some pumpkin honey. I also made a batch of pumpkin chocolate chip bread. She loves pumpkin chocolate chip bread!

Ideas for items to Include in a Fall Care Package:

  • Popcorn
  • Anything Pumpkin Spice
  • Tea bags
  • Pumpkin Spice Coffee pods
  • K Cups
  • A fun dish towel like this Creep It Real Towel.
  • Fall Planner Stickers
  • Disposable Halloween and fall plates, cups, and napkins
  • Healthy snacks like nuts and granola bars
  • Breakfast bars to grab on the run in the mornings
  • Unhealthy snacks for a treat
  • School spirit items especially for schools in football season
  • Pumpkin mug, Hello Pumpkin Mug, or other Halloween mug
  • Fall or Halloween dorm decorations
  • Disposable to-go cups
  • Halloween Straws
  • Homemade treats like brownies, pumpkin chocolate chip bread, or cookies. The Monday Box has so many yummy recipes designed to go in care packages.
  • Orange and/or black practical items like Tide Pods or hand soap
  • Anything you think would give your student a boost and a virtual hug from mom.

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I used to create Care Packages at my former home – Almost Empty Nest. You can still see these and get the printables for all of my Care Package Ideas

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Help Your Teen Decorate A Dorm Room for Fall or Halloween! -these items would be great to add into a fall care package

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