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College has started for my son and for many of your sons and daughters. College is such a wonderful time in the lives of our children. They get to explore their passions and become more independent. But, there are so many new things they need to survive in a dorm or apartment.

Parents are always looking for ways to make their life easier. I always want to know that my kid is safe and well taken care of. So, let’s look at some products that can make super-helpful gifts for your favorite college student!

  • First-Aid – Everyone needs a first-aid kit, especially when Mom isn’t there to kiss the boo-boos.
Power Strip

Neato Robot Vacuum

  • LaserSmart technology intelligently navigates your home
  • No-Go Lines tell your robot to stay away
  • D-shape design gets into corners round robots can’t
  • Up to 75 minutes of battery life, perfect for homes and apartments
  • Cauldryn Travel Coffee Smart Mug – Keep your coffee or hot drink set to the perfect temperature for hours!
  • Echo Dot – Alexa can be handy in their new home!
  • Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset with Mic for Phone-Call because roomates are noisy!
  • Gift Cards – Buy them through Swagbucks and you’ll get cash rebates! A gift for them and for you!
  • Tile – Does your college student tend to misplace things? Mine does. This is the perfect gift.
Neato Robot 4

What are the top items on your college student’s wish list? Creating a wish list can be helpful when you pass it around to the relatives. With birthdays and upcoming holidays, these are wonderful gift ideas that all young people will love.

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Lauryn R · August 27, 2021 at 7:54 pm

These are great ideas for college student gifts! I would have loved a robotic vacuum when I was in college! I never would have thought of a first aid kit.

heather · September 1, 2021 at 5:09 pm

These are some great ideas for college kids and there are several items that I would like too thanks for sharing this one.

Calvin · September 3, 2021 at 2:29 pm

Thoughtful gifts, great of you to share. Great suggestions.

Donna · September 7, 2021 at 1:45 pm

I love these gift ideas. The desk lamp has some great features and is very affordable!

Michael Coovert · November 4, 2021 at 7:50 am

The desk top power strip is perfect for kids in dorms where the rooms are not well equipped for all the electronics kids have these days.

Michael Coovert · November 4, 2021 at 7:52 am

The desk top power strip is perfect for college kids who love in dorms where the rooms are not well equipped for all the electronics kids have these days.

Debbie P · November 24, 2021 at 10:27 am

Pepper spray can be a great little gift for quite a few people.

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