11 Fun & Practical Gift Ideas for Any College-bound Kid! by Marci Fair

Parenting
a year ago
11 Fun & Practical Gift Ideas for Any College-bound Kid!

Dorm living changes how college students live. Here are some gift ideas for kids heading off to college! 

  • A terry bath wrap (monogrammed!), flip flops for the shower and a plastic handle container to carry shampoo and soaps.
  • A new set of headphone earbuds and an iTunes gift card.
  • Those dorms are tight, so Command hooks and under-bed organizers are great. 
  • Laundry bags are a necessity. 
  • Try a gift card to The Container Store! 
  • How about a clip-on reading light, so they do not disturb their roommate late at night while reading a "How To Survive Freshman Year" book from you!
Water Flip Flops
Water Flip Flops $8-$12
The perfect sandal for the beach, shower or just to relax anywhere!
Shower Caddy
Shower Caddy $11
Keep all your toiletries organized!
Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds
Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds $35
Answer phone calls, adjust volume, pause, play and skip songs directly from the headphones.
Apple iTunes $50 Gift Card
Apple iTunes $50 Gift Card $58.50
A $50 gift card for that special college student!
Command Small Hooks Value Pack
Command Small Hooks Value Pack $7
Hold firmly and remove cleanly without causing damage to the surfaces.
Under Bed Organizers
Under Bed Organizers $13
Varies sizes and flexible fabric. Set of 4.
College Student Gift: Canvas Laundry Bag
College Student Gift: Canvas Laundry Bag $20
Custom made and printed on demand when ordered.
The Container Store Gift Card
The Container Store Gift Card $25
The nation's leading retailer of organization products helps you save space and valuable time ... and who couldn't use a little more of that?
LED Book Light
LED Book Light $17
Read for up to 10 hours without charging.
How to Survive Your Freshman Year
How to Survive Your Freshman Year $5-$14
Offers incoming college freshmen the experience, advice and wisdom of their peers: hundreds of other students who have survived their first year of college and have something interesting to say about it.

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