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Cute Care Packages That You Can Make For A Loved One

Cute Care Packages That You Can Make For A Loved One

Care packages are a great way to show some love to those around you, and it’s a surefire way to brighten somebody’s day! If you haven’t heard of a care package before, it’s basically a simple box (or other container) filled with thoughtful items and goodies that you give to someone just to show that you care for them.

There are so many fun care package ideas, but it can sometimes be hard to know where to start. Here a bunch of care package ideas to get you feeling inspired so that you can bring some joy to a loved one!

Box Of Sunshine

While it’s not literally a box full of sunshine, this care package will definitely bring some sunshine to your loved one’s day! For this idea, you need a box or some kind of container that you can fill with yellow items; all of the yellow items together will look super bright and sunny, and this happy color will provide lots of cheer!


Here are some ideas of yellow(ish) goodies that you can put in your little box of sunshine:

  • Swedish Fish
  • Peanut M&M’s
  • Lip Balm (such as Burt’s Bees or Carmex)
  • Yellow Flowers
  • A Yellow Candle
  • Lay’s Classic Potato Chips
  • Lemonade
  • Gum
  • Golden Oreos
  • Lotion
  • Sour Patch Kids
  • Nail Polish
  • Lotion
  • Lemonheads
  • Yellow Gatorade (or other energy drink)
  • Scrunchie

You can pick out any items—whether they’re from this list or not—that are colored yellow and put them in this box; it will show your loved one that you care about their happiness and want to bring them some joy. Yellow is such a cheerful color, and a whole box full of it will bring some much-needed sunshine to someone.


College Care Package

If you have a friend or family member in college, chances are that they’re in need of all kinds of supplies! College students typically don’t have much money for necessities, let alone for treats and fun things.

Here are some great items to put in a sweet care package for a college student in need:

  • Homemade Baked Goods
  • Socks
  • Gift Cards (Target, Best Buy, Amazon, etc.)
  • Water Bottle
  • Pens and Pencils
  • Snacks
  • Candy
  • Toiletry Items (toothpaste, toothbrush, soap, etc.)
  • Granola Bars
  • Games
  • Lip Balm
  • Lotion
  • Mug
  • Tea or Hot Chocolate
  • A Note or Card (“I Miss You!”)

Your loved college student will be happy to receive any items in the mail; it will mean a lot to them, and it will provide them with some goodies that they wouldn’t usually be able to get for themselves.


Self-Care Care Package

Everyone—no matter who it is—needs some time for self-care every once in a while. If you know of someone going through a rough time or is just in need of a little well-deserved pampering, a box of self-care items can be very thoughtful.

Here are some self-care necessities if you’re looking for ideas of what to include:

  • Face Mask(s)
  • Candle
  • Scrunchie
  • Lotion
  • Lip Balm
  • Tea or Hot Chocolate
  • A Mug
  • Tissues
  • Nail Polish
  • Bath Bomb
  • Sleeping Mask
  • Chocolate
  • A Book
  • Cozy Slippers or Socks
  • Spa Gift Card
  • Brush
  • Journal & Pens
  • Body Scrub
  • Soap

Anything that you’d consider to be self-care can go right in the box! Your loved one will really appreciate this thoughtful gift, and you can make it super cute and adorable.


New Mom Care Package

New moms have a lot on their plate, and it’s easy for them to feel overwhelmed and worn down. Sending a new mom in your life a thoughtful care package designed for her needs will show her you’re there for her and it will provide her with some essentials that every mom needs!

Here are some ideas of what to include in a postpartum care package:

  • Herbal Tea
  • Nursing Pads
  • Sling or Baby Wrap
  • Chocolate
  • Pajamas
  • Heat Pack
  • Nipple Butter
  • Fuzzy Socks or Slippers
  • Eye Pillow
  • Candle
  • Lotion
  • Mug
  • Baby Wipes
  • Blanket (baby or regular)
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Baby Toys
  • Bubble Bath

Whether it’s something to help with the baby or something to treat the new mama, a care package like this will mean so much and be beyond helpful. Put some items like these in a cute basket or box and it’s all ready to make a new mom’s day!

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Winter Care Package

When the chilly winter weather starts to get you down, chances are that it’s also making your loved ones feel down! By putting together a little care package of cute, cozy items that are perfect for the wintertime, you can brighten someone’s day and make the cold season a little warmer.


Here are some great things to fill a winter care package with:

  • Fuzzy Socks or Slippers
  • Tea
  • Hot Chocolate (packets or hot cocoa bomb) … & Mini Marshmallows
  • Cookies (or cookie/baking mix)
  • A candle
  • Hat
  • Mittens/Gloves
  • Something Hand-Knit
  • Hand Warmers
  • Chocolates
  • Lotion
  • Starbucks Gift Card

All of these items will surely bring some cheer and happiness to a friend or family member during the winter, and a sweet care package like this will be treasured.


Movie Night Package

Movie nights can be made extra special by having a fun care package with all the essentials! Putting together a little box full of fun movie night treats and goodies can make a loved one’s night, and it will give them an excuse to sit back, relax, and enjoy some time either alone or with someone they love.

Here are some great treats you can fill this little movie night care package with:

  • Microwave Popcorn
  • Chips (Pringles, Cheetos, etc.)
  • Popcorn Seasoning
  • Hot Chocolate Packets
  • Popcorn Boxes
  • Candy (M&M’s, Sour Patch Kids, Junior Mints, etc.)
  • DVD(s)
  • Cozy Blanket
  • Soda (Coke, Root Beer, Sprite, etc.)
  • Streaming Service Gift Card

All these things will make a movie night so fun and special, and it will make the person receiving this package so happy and excited! This a great way to treat someone you love to a extra special night.


All these care packages will bring joy and smiles to your loved ones, and it’s a great way to show your love and appreciation for people. Let us know which care packages you’ll be sending out in the comments down below!

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