Looking for Halloween care package ideas? I have you covered with 13 fun halloween gift ideas. Also below is a list of additional Halloween care package ideas. Read below for terrific ideas to add.
In this post you will find 13 fun Halloween care package ideas that you can send to your college student, or deployed military, long distance boyfriend or girlfriend. Because who doesn’t love a care package?
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Halloween care package ideas
What do you put in a Halloween care package?
First thing we think of is candy. However there are so many other fun and useable halloween care package gift ideas to add as well. So check below for a quick category list.
- Decorations– Indoor ones are perfect for a dorm or apartment.
- Gift cards– Everyone appreciates a little extra cash to use how they want.
- Stickers– Fun way to decorate notebooks, bulletins boards and more.
- Lights– Give an indoor space that Halloween ambiance.
- Novelty candy– Try adding skulls or body parts made from candy for some extra special effects.
- Seasonal t-shirts – Add some fun seasonal clothing
- Socks– As the weather gets cooler a pair of socks are always appreciated.
- Puzzles– Can be a good way to pass the time.
- Games– An activity to be done with friends.
- Jewelry– Adorn them for the Halloween season.
- Mugs– Fill this with some hot cocoa packets
- Costumes– Maybe not a whole costume, but send accessories that can be worn to a party.
- Glasses– Silly glasses that can be passed around at a party.
- Googly eyes– decorate your box with these, add some loose ones so they can decorate with them.
- Spiders– say no more to these creepy furry things.
- Cobwebs– can be used as indoor decorations.
The list goes on, however I have a list of 13 halloween gift ideas below for this Halloween care package:
How to make a Halloween Care package
First, grab either a free flat rate box from USPS, I have created 3 sets of printable labels that can be adhered to the inside flaps and bottom of these boxes for an easy and quick halloween themed care package.
You can get for free this set from my post College Student Care Package- For Halloween! Or if you would like additional ones, visit my Double Arrow Design Etsy store where I have two other designs to choose from.
Once you have your care package box decorated it is time to fill it with all kinds of Halloween goodies!
13 Halloween care package ideas
- Halloween Adult Coloring Book
- Amazon.com $10 Gift Cards
- Witches Brew Cauldron Mug
- 100PCS Non-Repeating Halloween Pumpkin Theme Stickers
- Halloween Temporary Tattoos
- Halloween Pumpkins Bats Novelty Fun Crew Length Casual Dress Socks 2-Pack
- Purple & Orange Halloween Lights
- Flameless Flickering Candles
- Halloween Glow in The Dark Throw Blanket
- Halloween Milk Chocolate Goog-ly Eye Balls
- 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle for Adult, Family, Or Kids
- PartySticks Glow Critters 30pk Glow in The Dark Bug Toys and Glow Sticks
- Halloween Hanging Spiders
Halloween care package ideas to add to your box
A spooky and fun adult coloring book filled with Halloween themes of all varieties. Halloween coloring book for adults and kids make this a great care package add on. Because these Halloween design will provide hours of fun, stress relief, creativity, and relaxation, it will be an appreciated add on.
Add a Halloween themed gift card these always come in handy! Because everyone loves a gift card. Use smaller increments and buy a few. This way the receiver can use these for what they want or maybe need.
This mug is designed to look like a cauldron and features the words ´Witches Brew´. Then stuff the inside with Halloween candy or Fall Tea bags to use. Another way to use this as a gift inside a gift.
Check out Amazon for additional Halloween mug designs for your care package.
100PCS vinyl stickers with completely non-repetitive patterns, specially designed for Halloween theme, a must-have gift for to decorate multiple items like laptops, books, bulletin boards etc.
Halloween temporary tattoos for kids. Amazon has additional more serious tattoos, but loved the playfulness of these! Fun to bring along to a party.
Also check out these gold metallic tattoos that were used as a fun detail to a Toga costume. You can read that all here in No Sew Halloween Toga Costumes You Can DIY In 5 Easy Steps. We used these Metallic Gold Henna Temporary Tattoos
Halloween socks! These fun and colorful super soft socks are perfect for the season. Keep them warm for the fall season. Also you can pack one pair or do a few for the upcoming seasons and add a Christmas, Valentines and even a St. Patricks day pair.
Perfect Halloween Decorative Lights: 29V low voltage – human body safe voltage, this halloween led decorative string lights perfect for indoor and outdoor, easy to install! Brighten up any space with a halloween vibe with purple and orange lights.
Halloween flickering flameless candles made by real wax with LED flickering, Castle, Witch and Bats decal adds festival atmosphere in your room, great gifts for friends and kids and safe since no real flame is used.
This festive blanket lets you snuggle up in Halloween style. Because It’s soft and fuzzy construction brings extra comfort to your fright night. Then turn off the lights to see the body of the spiders glow.
These Halloween Milk Chocolate Double Crisp Goog-ly Eye Balls are the perfect addition to any Spooky Fun Halloween care package. Halloween themed candy will be staring back at you when the care package is opened!
A 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle for Adult, Family, Or Kids – All Hallow’S Eve by Masterpieces. Because this will be a challenging puzzle that will be a great activity alone or with friends for hours of entertainment.
This 30-pack of light up plastic bugs and insects includes fake critters ranging from fake lizards, fake spiders, fake beetles, fake flies, to fake rats also includes (20) mini glow sticks and (10) bonus necklace or decoration hanging strings. Add to any Halloween party for some extra fun.
Each spider has creepy red eyes and soft black plush, just look like a realistic spider, vivid appearance great for Halloween party decorations.
Care package labels to use
Once you have gotten all your care package items, it’s time to prepare your gift box! I currently have created three Halloween care package labels. In College Student Care Package- For Halloween! So you can download for free a set that I have created, plus multiple candy headers that will make your whole Halloween care package look like a professional made it. Or see below for additional options.
Check out this Stranger things themed labels on my Etsy store for anyone who is a Stranger Things fanatic.
PROMO CODE HALLOWEEN22 FOR 25% off from my Etsy store
What box to use for your care package?
The labels I designed were made for a medium size USPS flat rate box. However you can still use them on a large flat rate box and even use a box that you may have lying around the house.
Flat rate boxes work well, because you can pack the box to it’s fullest and USPS will charge you that flat rate. Check online to find out the maximum weight for each size.
My third Halloween labels can be purchased on Etsy. So on this one I used a Theatre theme with labels that look like tickets and fun showtime headers for candy and treats. Since you found the here, you can use this $1.00 off coupon to purchase this! Just put in code HALLOWEEN22
Buy ready made Halloween care packages
Not the type to DIY a care package? No problem, I have you covered. Because below are Halloween care packages that are already made. All you need to do is order them. So many fun choices that can also give you inspiration if you also decide to make your own.
Halloween care package assembly
Check out my quick video of how I put together my Halloween care package that I sent to my daughter at college last year. She loved receiving this and it was a big hit with her roommates. They used the decorations to decorate their apartment to give it a Halloween vibe for the season. So It is never to early to get this Halloween care package ready!
Decorating your care package
Once you have used the inside labels and filled with all your goodies you can add a few more accessories to really finish your box off.
Make sure all breakable items are wrapped securely, Wrap a mug in a Halloween T-shirt, Stick a smaller item inside the socks, you can get pretty creative. See below how I used cobwebs, spiders and googly eyes to finish off the Halloween care package box I sent to Emma at college.
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