Military Care Package Ideas- A Collection Of Suggestions And Tips

by Heather on November 5, 2014

military care package ideas

Military Care Package Ideas- A Collection Of
Suggestions And Tips

 

Military Care Package Ideas can be hard to come by. If you’ve sent quite a few by now, it’s easy to get stuck thinking, “what should I send that’s new and different?” But it doesn’t have to be a brain-racking challenge! Check out these out-of-the-box ideas, quick and easy options, and genius tips for putting together the perfect care package!

Here are some out of the box military care package ideas:

 

military care package ideas

A Piñata- Check out this post I wrote about sending my hubby a Piñata, right to his desk on the ship!

 

military care package ideas

Cake in a jar– This is such a cute idea and a great way to help your loved one celebrate a birthday or other special event.

 

military care package ideas

Personalized board book- Super cute! If the service member had good computer access, this would be a great idea for them to create and send back home. That way the kiddos could have pics from dad/mom. Or of course the family could send one out to the soldier too. I have used shutterfly but this is a neat option.

military care package ideas

Daddy’s Mailbox- I love this. I like how the kids can put notes and letters inside the box on their own time, when they feel like it. =)

 

military care package ideas

Waterbottle care package– What a fun idea! Like the piñata, sending a non-traditional package is a creative way to mix things up!

military care package ideas

Baby’s hand or foot print– I wish I’d thought of this when our little P was so young. In know hubby would have really enjoyed it. Next deployment I’ll have to try it out. There’s no tutorial but here’s the Pin (Follow me on Pinterest!)

Quick & Easy:

If you don’t have a lot of time or access to sending something, here’s an idea to get stuff to your soldier:

 

military care package ideas

Request an Operation Gratitude package to be sent to your service member. If your man is in a combat zone, at sea or on an unaccompanied hardship tour, you can request for them to receive a package from Operation Gratitude. I’m sure your sailor would love it!

Helpful Military Care Package Tips:

Last but not least, here are a few links with a TON of ideas, tips and suggestions. If you need help or inspiration, look no further!

 

military care package ideas

5 tips to an epic care package

military care package ideas

150+ awesome tips your next care package

 

military care package ideas

How to fill out USPS & UPS customs forms for Deployment care packages

You’re on your way to an AMAZING care package– Read more at Care Packages For Navy Sailors- Ideas For Encouraging Your Man

xoxo,
Heather

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1 Ruth Logsdon November 9, 2014 at 3:09 pm

Great tips! It is always great to gather lots of ideas. Being the “home front team leader” throughout a military career means you need lots of care package ideas. Thanks for sharing. : )

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2 Heather November 17, 2014 at 10:22 am

Thanks Ruth! Yes it seems like there is always another one to put together! =) And there are so many ideas out there too. Thanks for your comment!

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