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    • How to use a Survival Kit:

      1. Gather the Items listed in the kit
      2. Print out a cute listing of the contents so that the recipient knows what each item is for.
      3. Place the items in a baggie
      4. Print out the topper, fold it over the top of the baggie containing the survival kit contents and staple it shut

       Please note that Most of the survival kits listed have free printable toppers available to print here.

    • Day Care or Child Care Provider's Survival Kit

      Show your appreciation to your child or day care provider by giving them this fun inspirational Survival kit.

      Collect Each of the following items, place them in a baggie, print out the following content explanation and add to the bag. Attach a cute topper and give as a gift.
      Crayon - to remind you to color yours and the children's day bright and colorful

      Sponge: To soak up the overflow, when your brain is too full to hold anymore.

      Cup: For when yours is overflowing.

      Candle - an extra one when you are burning yours at both ends

      Rubberband - to remind you to be flexible

      Bandaid - heal hurt feelings, yours and theirs

      Eraser - to remind you everyone makes mistakes and they can be erased

      Marbles - to replace the ones you've lost

      Lifesaver Candy - You may be the one to save the bright light in a child

      Jewel - to remind you that you can be as valuable as a precious stone

      Puzzle Piece - you are an important part of these children's lives

      Paperclip - to hold it all together

      Mounds Bar - to replace the "Mounds" of love you give your children

      Shiny Penny - to remind you, that each will shine in their own special way

      Ear Plugs - when you just can't take anymore

      Starburst - to give you a "burst" of energy when you need it

      Battery - to help you keep going, and going, and going

      Mint - to remind you that you are worth a "mint" to your children's parents

      Wiggly eyes - so you will have an extra pair in the back of your head

      Almond Joy Bar - to remind you what "Joy" these children can give back to you

      Rope - for when you get to the end of yours

      Nuts - to remind you it's OK to get a little "Nutty"

      Tissues - to wipe away the tears...yours and theirs

      Hugs and Kisses - because lots should always be shared

      Match- To light your fire when feeling burnt out

      Gummi Bears- Remember to stick together

      Snickers- Have a good laugh every now and then

      Tootsie roll- Not to bite off more than you can handle

      Gum- to remind you to Stick with it

      Sweet-n-Sour candy- There are always 2 sides to the story

      Kiss- You are loved

      Bubbles or Playdoh-Take time to have some fun

      Flower seeds- Take time to smell the flowers

      Bag- to keep things together



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