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The Ultimate Dorm Survival Kit

Sep 07 2019

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We all know that sending the kids to college one of the most emotional things to witness as a parent. It's stressful and quite scary to thing that they are off to a brand new start on their own. You want to make sure they are all set for a successful year and that they have all they need to feel like they are at home. There is a LOT to get done and chances are, you will forget something, which is why we built our own dorm survival kit. Things that you might have forgotten but that we guarantee your kids will need. No matter what you need for college, you can find it on FlipGive and give back to your team.

 

1. Decor & Organization

A dorm can often get sad. Homesickness comes easy, and one of the most efficient ways to avoid it is by building a home away from home that will be as practical as comforting. We have handpicked our favorite pieces of 2019, they will give that personal touch that will leave other students envious and make your kids feel at ease. 

Duvet Cover (Shop at Home Depot for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

Black Arm Chair (Shop at Home Depot for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

Throw Pillows (Shop at Home Depot for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

Cork Board (Shop at Home Depot for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

Vanity Desk (Shop at Home Depot for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

Book Case (Shop at Home Depot for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

Patterned Rug (Shop at Home Depot for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

2. Everyday Essentials 

These are a must in your shopping cart aka the things you can't forget to buy. We are thinking about towels, power cords, bedsheets, flip flops, shower caddies, laundry baskets, mattress toppers, circulator fans, plastic drawers, coffee machines and more. You get the idea, also consider adding all the things that your kids use on a daily basis at home. 

Towel Set (Shop at Home Depot for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

Laundry Basket (Shop at Home Depot for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

Keurig Coffee Machine (Shop at Keurig)

Shower Caddy (Shop at Bed Bath & Beyond for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

 

3. Comfort & Wellness 

Last but not least, there are some day-to-day essentials that will enhance their college life. Remember all the hours studying in the library? It's always better with a coffee travel mug, a new laptop to take notes and Noise Cancelling headphones. Group nights in the dorm? Bluetooth speakers always give a great ambiance. 

 

Stainless Steel Travel Mug (Shop at Walmart for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones (Shop at Walmart for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

Brita Water Bottle (Shop at Bed Bath & Beyond for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

 

 HP envy 13t (Shop at HP)

Calendar and Weekly Schedule (Shop at Bed Bath & Beyond for US, Shop similar at Amazon.ca for Canada)

Happy Back to Campus FlipGivers!

 

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