• 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.

  • Foster Parent Survival Kit

    Foster Parent Survival Kit

    basket: when you feel like a basket case, take a break & slow your pace

    Joy - thanks for adding joy to the life of a foster child

    angel - foster parents are heaven-sent

    fan - so you can keep your cool when difficult situations arise

    toothpick - attitude is everything, so 'pick' a good one

    balloon - when you need to blow up, blow this instead

    bandaid - to heal hurt feelings

    battery - to remind you to recharge your own batteries

    bear - you make life 'bear'able for these kids

    spider - in 'spider' everything, you continue to open your hearts & your homes to these children

    toy car - when you feel 'exhausted' this will keep you rolling along

    marbles - when when you have lost yours

    crayon - because you color the world with love

    duct tape - when you have tried everything, you still have one more option

    ear plugs - for the times when you can't hear yourself think

    bean - because you've always 'bean' there when we needed you

    rose - you rose to the occasion & have taken these children in

    gem - what a treasure!

    gloves - thanks for lending a hand (sometimes foster parents offer an
    emergency temporary home)

    hugs candy - for when you need a hug

    lifesaver - for all the times when you have come to the rescue; in case you
    get in over your head

    mint - we appreciate your commit-'mint'

    calculator - I can always count on you for last-minute placements, etc.

    Shared by Krafteekaren

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