New Apartment Care Package

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New Apartment Care Package

It’s time for your college kiddo to move into their first new apartment. New apartments come with many responsibilities that they did not have to contend with in the dorm – like cleaning a kitchen or bathroom. This New Apartment Care Package, complete with cleaning supplies and a printable checklist, will make a perfect first apartment gift for him or her.

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New Apartment Care Package 1

New Apartment Care Package

A cute, fun, and useful New Apartment Care Package is easy to make. All of the supplies to make a cleaning supplies gift basket can be found at Target or Walmart or on Amazon. 

New Apartment Care Package 2

Start with a bucket. The bucket is not only a good “gift basket,” but a place for them to store their cleaning supplies and carry them around their apartment. Toilet paper makes good “filler” and everyone needs more toilet paper! I have some crumpled paper to fill in the gaps so the items don’t fall in them.

New Apartment Care Package 3

Add the basic cleaning supplies like toilet bowl cleaner, general purpose cleaner, disinfecting wipes, and glass cleaner. Add some rubber cleaning gloves to protect their hands from the cleaning products.

New Apartment Care Package 4

Add some paper towels and a few brushes – swiffer duster, dish brush, toilet bowl brush. Add any of your favorite cleaning tools and supplies.

New Apartment Care Package 5

I love this set of dish rags from Target – already tied with a bow. Attach the “Mom is Coming” Cleaning Checklist. Print it on white cardstock. It would be a good idea to put it in a sheet protector or laminate it.

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They may need a reminder of the tasks involved in cleaning their apartment. The “Mom is Coming” Cleaning Checklist will give them a list of all of the steps. It is available in the Subscriber’s Only library. This apartment cleaning checklist and a bow are the perfect finishing touch to your New Apartment Care Package.

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New Apartment Care Package and more Life Skills

For more life skills your teens and young adults need, check out Teens and Young Adults Need Life Skills and Here’s Why.

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