DIY Family Road Trip First Aid Kit

Jun 06
2016

It’s that time of year to pack up the family in the car and hit the open road! You probably have a checklist of things to bring with you from the essentials, like clothes and food to audio books and games to keep the whole family entertained. But what about a first aid kit to take care of any unexpected bumps and bruises while the family is adventuring in the great outdoors? We’ve put together a comprehensive list of items that you might need during your great summertime family adventure!

First of all, you will need a packable and portable container for all of your first aid goodies – some ideas you can use for your homemade first aid kit are a large zip lock bag, travel make-up bag or a plastic craft organizer. It is up to you and what you have access to and room for in your car.

Once you’ve chosen your container, you then need to fill it with all of your first aid essentials! Here are our suggestions for your DIY Family Road Trip First Aid Kit:

  • Tweezers
  • Thermometer
  • Scissors
  • Bandages (various shapes and sizes)
  • Antiseptic
  • Anti-itch cream
  • Children’s pain reliever
  • Children’s Antihistamine
  • Bug repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Q-Tips and Cotton swabs
  • Bathing Wipes
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hand Sanitizer

You can tailor your DIY First Aid Kit to fit the needs of your family, but these essentials should help you can through any bumps in the road! The most important thing about your family road trip is to have fun, get outdoors, and enjoy the time spent together!

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