6 Care Package Printables + Ideas

6 Care Package Printables + Ideas

Content Courtesy of Makenzie Pohl at http://siegemedia.com

Putting together a care package for someone is a great way to show you’re thinking of them and how much you care. Regardless of the occasion, there are many things to add that they’ll be sure love and will make their day. 

If you want to give someone a care package and don’t know where to start, here’s a list of fun ideas for everyone in your life. Additionally, we’ve included fun printables such as gift tags and cards you can use to dress up your care package.

1. Get Well Soon Care Package Tags

If someone you care about is going through a rough time or is feeling sick, consider making a care package to get well soon to lift up their spirits. These ideas below combine with these get-well-themed gift tags will be the perfect way to cheer them up. Just print them out and attach them to the outside of your gift. 

  • Essential oils
  • Candle
  • New blanket
  • Adult coloring book
  • Gift card
  • Crossword puzzles
  • Snacks
  • Succulents or small plants


2. Birthday Care Package Ideas

If the birthday person is abroad or long-distance, a care package is a great way to surprise them on their special day. Be sure to also print out this birthday card and add your own birthday wish to make the delivery even more special.

  • Framed photo
  • Treats
  • Something personal
  • Candles
  • Unbaked cake mix
  • Birthday banner
  • Balloons
  • Monthly subscription(s)
  • Confetti in a bag


3. Care Package Ideas for Campers

If your little ones are heading to summer camp, be sure to surprise them with a care package filled with all of their favorite snacks and things from home. Additionally, use these camping-themed gift tags to add more fun to your package.

  • Glow-in-the-dark sticks
  • Disposable camera
  • Pictures of pets
  • Small games or toys
  • Flashlight
  • Supportive notes
  • Cash
  • Stuffed animals
  • Fabric markers
  • Shower supplies


4. Care Packages Ideas for Those in the Military


Send a piece of home to your loved one while they’re away on deployment with these military care package ideas. These care package ideas will help you both stay connected despite distance or duty. Also, add these military decorations to the inside of your care package or tape to the outside!

  • Games
  • Photos
  • Stationary
  • Powdered drink mix
  • Goggle sunglasses
  • Scrapbook
  • Reading materials
  • Personal care
  • Hand warmers
  • Artwork
  • Snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Sauce packets
  • Bedding
  • First aid


5. College Care Package Items

Leaving home for college is a big milestone, but it can also be stressful. Show your student that you’re thinking of them with a care package filled with their favorite items from home and print out these gift tags to add as decoration.

  • Fill with their favorite snacks
  • Candle or diffuser
  • Framed photos
  • Wall poster
  • Coffee
  • Insulated water bottle
  • Workout gear
  • Wireless headphones
  • Sports bag
  • Microwavable oatmeal
  • Food storage containers
  • Kitchen appliances
  • College tee
  • Toiletries
  • Gift cards


6. Care Package Ideas for Relationships 

If your loved one lives far away, sending them something meaningful can help bridge the distance. Figuring out what to include in a care package for them can be daunting, but with these unique and creative ideas, you can make them feel loved from far away.

Be sure to also include this printable card in your care package and fill it in with a sweet message.

  • Movie night
  • Cooking and baking-themed items
  • Candles
  • Memory box
  • Book of letters
  • Create a playlist
  • Self-care items
  • Matching outfits
  • Shopping spree
  • A recipe card


Care packages are sure to bring a smile to the face of anyone who receives one — they’re happiness in a box! These ideas are great for anyone feeling lonely or just far away. Additionally, any gift you choose to include in your care package will be something that the recipient will remember forever.

Content Courtesy: Makenzie Pohl at http://siegemedia.com

Cynthia Tait

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