Back to School First Aid Kits (Giveaway)

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Since the kids went back to school, we’ve gone through 2 entire boxes of Band-Aids, plus half a tube of Neosporin.  I’m totally serious.  I think the increase in boo-boos is from the kids being so tired from the new routine of school, but whatever the reason, my kids seem to drop like flies when we’re outside playing.  Of course, they will take any chance they can get to use a Band-Aid, because I love to buy the fun character ones (I adore the Muppets Band-Aids, and we have many, many boxes stashed away).  Having a well-stocked First Aid Kit is always a good idea, and what better time to make one than Back to School?

Band-Aid has created some Back to School First Aid Kits stocked with essentials to keep on hand for the playground, including NEOSPORIN® antibiotic ointment, new BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages with QuiltVent® technology and Muppets BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages.

One lucky reader will win a Band-Aid Back to School First Aid Kit (ARV $40)

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I will receive a first aid kit of my own to thank me for taking the time to share this post.  Opinions are my own.

 

 

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  • I love this giveaway! My daughter is always digging in the drawer where we keep most of this stuff and then it ends up getting misplaced. This is a really neat idea!

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  • After having 6 kids and now day care in our home, we should have bought stock in Band Aid brand! Even though our kids are bigger now, my daughter still loves to buy the character ones. Has been fun to see them all change through the past years. Boo Boos always feel better with them. I have a son who’s a tough sports player…and he has used plenty this past summer in baseball from sliding and now for football. A daughter in 4 sports also keeps us in that Band Aid aisle. And many a one on my husband for the oopsies he has from around the house projects. LOL> !

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  • This is awesome! Great idea!

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  • We keep lots of bandaids in our house. Hello Kitty for my oldest girl, superheroes for my oldest boy, Dora the Explorer for my youngest girl and the baby gets whichever. The other day I found him in the bathroom getting the circular bandaids and putting them on his feet.

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  • My little 2 year old girl is a very active little monkey and always has some sort of bruise or scrape. Love the Muppets bandaids, she would rock those with pride!

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  • I am a nurse and don’t have a first aid kit in my home, what’s wrong with this picture? Lol

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  • I need one of these!!!

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  • I need to keep all of ours in one spot.

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  • I like the box for them! And my kids really enjoy the character bandaids.

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  • It’s great to have this all in one place. I’d like to have one in the car for when we travel.

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  • What a great idea.

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  • That is a nice kit. I wish I would have won.

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  • Cute band aids

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  • I like that the First Aid box is See Thru.

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  • I wish they had these cute bandaids when I was a kid! hahahahaha

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  • I request samples of common OTC medicines to keep in my First Aid / Emergency Preparedness kit! Free is good, and I can change them out when they’ve expired without the cost of buying a full-size product.

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  • Lollipops are essential for a First Aid kit–I recommend DumDums!

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  • There are one-time use ice packs that use some sort of chemical inside to activate the coldness. That would be a good idea for a first aid kit.

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  • Every First Aid Kit needs lollipops!!

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  • Another tip for First Aid kits is to keep OTC medicines in them, but always check expiration dates! They need to be replaced every so often.

    h4schaffer at gmail dot com

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  • First aid kids are SO important! Thank you to all for the great tips!

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  • I think it’s a good idea to have more than one First Aid kit! It’s important to have one in the car as well as the house, but I also have one in my office.

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  • It’s a good idea to keep a kit in the car and in the house and maybe another spot!

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  • Congrats to the winner!
    I am still hoping to win your Staples giveaway!
    Thanks!

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  • You have to have something to put the first aid items in. What works well is a fishing tackle box. It has sections for the different items.

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  • Cutie Patootie Bandaids!!

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  • Band aids are most important. They are a fashion statement

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  • I love Muppets Band-Aids! I use them and I’m a grown-up. 🙂

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  • This was such a great giveaway! I can’t wait to find out who the lucky winner is. 🙂

    h4schaffer at gmail dot com

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  • This looks like a very convenient item to have in the home for minor injuries!

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  • Antibiotic cream is a must have!

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  • rubber gloves would be good

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  • I always have a list of emergency contact numbers in the First Aid Kit.
    Thanks for the chance!

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  • I think one essential item is antiseptic wipes

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  • Make sure to have smaller band aids in First aid kit!

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  • Emergency phone numbers should be in a first aid kit, like your regular doctor, the local hospital, dentist, etc.

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  • another essential would be rubbing alcohol
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  • When out with the GS troop, I always had a list of emergency contact numbers in the First Aid Kit. No time to look that stuff up elsewhere in an emergency.

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  • An instant cold pack is essential!

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  • band aids are a must

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  • hydrogen peroxide is one essential!

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  • I would say an ace bandage in case there is a bigger wound to cover.

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  • I have an Ace bandage in there too just in case

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  • Neosporin and bandaids are essential.

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  • I think a thermometer would be important to have in a first aid kit

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  • I put gauze and a thermometer in there.

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  • This is such a great idea! My kids like the Cars & Toy Story Band Aids!

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  • It’s a kit that everyone loves (including me!!!)

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  • Safety pins to easily fasten splints and bandages are essential!

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  • We keep a ‘space blanket’ in our First Aid Kit!
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  • this a a awesome kit, my son would love this, he is an IEMT

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  • I think you should have blamlets in your kit.

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  • awesome kit! I could really use this

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  • I also have hydrogen peroxide in my first aid box.

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  • I would put scissors in my kit.

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  • Calamine lotion for stings or poison ivy is essential!

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  • I keep ice packs in my kit.
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  • Scissors and pleanty of gauze, bandaids and cleaning solutions for cuts and burns…also bacitracin ointment/neosporin or something like that

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  • bandaids are essential

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  • cotton balls would be useful

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  • Another item is Petrolatum jelly!

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  • Another important item is Sterile eye pads!

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  • Bandaids are the basic essential

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  • A fingernail file is also essential!

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  • Alcohol because it cleans and stops the itching

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  • i love how it is put together

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  • I keep Ace bandages in our kit.
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  • I think scissors for cutting gauze are essential!

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  • BandAids and Neosporin definitely. And Burn cream and alcohol swabs!

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  • Bandaids are the number 1 essential!

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  • I would need some neosporin!

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  • I could really use a first aid kit.

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  • Another first aid item is a blanket!

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  • Another items is scotch tape to tape down big gauze bandages!

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  • gotta have alcohol wipes

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  • i have aspirin in mine.

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  • I think tweezers

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  • Q-Tips are great too!

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  • Q tips are good in a first aid kit also.

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  • You might need medicine too.

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  • I love the Muppets and my grandsons do too!

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  • I have boogie wipes

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  • I think it’s essential to have a bottle of PediaLite in the kit!

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  • I always keep aspirin in mine.
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  • You definitely need pretty band-aids

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  • All size band aids, neosporin, Allegra, alcohol wipes.

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  • Alcohol wipes, neosporin, band-aids of all sizes, aspirin and tylenol, guaze, tweezers

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  • Why do kids love band-aids so much and how do they learn the “magic” of band-aids?

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  • At least two pairs of latex gloves!

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  • A good thermometer!

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  • kleenex is something else you’d need

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  • All sizes of bandaids along with some Neosporin is essential!

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  • hydrogen peroxide is important
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  • Believe it or not we also have Elmers glue in our first aid kit. If my kids get a bad splinter we put glue over it and wait for it to dry. Peel it off and it takes the sliver too.

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  • New fall fragrances from Yankee Candle

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  • Q-tips are always in our First Aid kit! We all have very sentive ears

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  • It would help to have lots of fun stickers in your first aid kit, so you can decorate bandages with them!

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  • Q-tips are always in our First Aid kit! They’re great for applying things like Neosporin. 😉

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  • alcohol wipes
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  • Gloves are good to have.

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  • I keep medical tape in my kit.
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  • I would have Calamine Lotion!

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  • Soap is a good thing to have in a first aid kit!

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  • Alcohol pads are essentail as well.

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  • Another essential item: Sterile eyewash or saline, such as contact lens saline solution…

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  • Really need a first aid kit.

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  • Bandaids, Neosporin, and wrap of some sort for this sprains that always seem to happen.

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  • Band aids are a must Neosporin is a must too. an elastok bandage is too. Asprin.

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  • I think the stuff that stops cuts from bleeding is essential for a first aid kit

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  • Something to scrub/clean a wound would be an essential item for a first aid kit.

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  • Also should have in a First aid kit is a Instant cold pack

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  • First aid kit also needs a Roll of adhesive tape!

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  • My kids are just growing into the “Band-aid love” phase, we’ve just finished our first box of band-aids (I’ve had it for about 2 years)

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  • It’s essential to have safety pins to easily fasten splints and bandages!

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  • Our first aid kit has ice packs to activate when needed. Our kids are in sports…a huge increase in kit needs when school starts because sports start up big time then too. My kids look like they have been put in a bag and beaten, so many scrapes and bruises. (football, soccer, and volleyball right now plus Basketball practice). Band aids are staples in our house.

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  • neosporin is definitely a must have!

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  • I think the stuff that stops cuts from bleeding is essential for a first aid kit!

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  • Tweezers are another importnat thing in our first aid kit.

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  • I keep scissors in my kit!
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  • Another item to have is butterly bandaids for cuts that need to heal on face!

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  • Band aids and Neosporin are like gold in this house! Love all of the characters that are on band aids, and I have been using Neosporin since I was young. It works so well to help your cuts.

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  • Another item is tweezers!

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  • i think peroxide is essential

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  • i think you need an ace bandage in case of sprains
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  • I think that ace bandages are essential for a first aid kit

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  • We also have those iceacks that you crack and they get cold. A must for on the go injuries =o)

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  • I think it’s essential to have a Particulate Respirator Mask in the kit!

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  • bandages are essential.

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  • tweezers, gauze, saline drops to wash out wounds

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  • With 2 boys at home I can definitely use one of these! 🙂

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  • I think it would help to keep a candy bar in your first aid kit!

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  • If you have kids you definitely need bandaids! Sometimes that’s all a “boo boo” needs is a bandaid! 🙂

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  • Great giveaway! Must have gauze!

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  • band-aids are important

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  • I think its a must to have gauze and neosporin those are essential to keep wound clean and covered

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  • I BUY BAND AIDS, NEOSPORIN,HYDROGEN PEROXIDE, GAUZE, AND HEALTH TAPE.

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  • Another item to have is Gauze.

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  • Another First aid kit essential item is Band-Aid Antispeptic Wash

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  • i always buy band aids with characters on them. it makes my kids happy and keeps their mind off their booboo.

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  • butterfly band aids
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  • Rubber gloves – in case you have to help someone you don’t know!

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  • Hydrocortisone cream is also a must!

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  • a first aid kit definitely needs band aids

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  • I think Neosporin is an essential part of a first aid kit

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  • It would help to keep tweezers, nail clippers, and mini scissors in your first aid kit too!

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  • I keep tweezers in mine!
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  • I love first aid kits Hopefully everything is there when items are needed

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  • I always make sure I have disposable gloves, gauze, and antiseptic wipes in my first aid kit!

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  • band-aids of all sizes

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  • Foaming cleanser is essential to a first aid kit!

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  • Baby wipes are also in my first aid kit. A must!

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  • tweezers & medical tape

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  • I think gauze is an essential part of a first aid kit!

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  • i think band-aids are essential

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  • We us a ton of Neosporin in our house thanks for the chance to win.

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  • Another essential is to have hydrocortozone cream.

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  • Tweezers are needed for a first aid kit.

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  • Another first aid essential is tweezers.

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  • neospirin is a must for our house

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  • An assortment of Band-Aids in all different sizes is essential for a first-aid kit!

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  • In Girl Scouts we learn to keep a bit of change in a First Aid Kit in case we need to call an ambulance.

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  • Miss Piggy bandaids! I need some!

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  • Bandaids (of course!) and a simple first aid instruction guide…helpful in the event of an emergency!

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  • Band Aids are a must especially with my 6 year old son who is always doing superhero stunts lol

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  • band aids are good to have

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  • the most essential item is peroxide

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  • this would be great to win! lots of helpful products for the little ones

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  • Knuckle band aids!

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  • Fingernail clippers are also essential =o)

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  • bandaids, liquid bandaid, benadryl stick, antiseptic cleaner, neosporin, guaze, ice pack

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  • I think you need gauze in a first aid kit.

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  • I think you have to have alcohol wipes in a first aid kit.

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  • I think peroxide is an essential part of a first aid kit!

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  • Lots of Band-Aids for a First-Aid Kit.

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  • All great first aid kit essentials!

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  • It would be helpful for a first aid kit to have a nice plush toy!

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  • I keep hydrogen peroxide in mine to clean cuts and scrapes.
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  • bandages, ointment, antiseptic wipes, ice pack, tweezers

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  • bandages, disinfectant, alcohol,

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  • neosporin is essential

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  • for us, it’s children’s benadryl in fastmelts and individual spoons
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  • Also for a good first aid kit you need tylenol!

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  • Another essential item in a First aid kit is hydrogen peroxide!

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  • Neosporin would be great to include

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  • ALL HOUSEHOLDS AHOULD HAVE ONE

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  • A well-stocked first aid kit should definitely have ammonia inhalants for fainting.

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  • We also have fingernail polish in ours when we are camping and get sap on our hands.

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  • I think cotton balls are essential to have in a first aid kit!

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  • I always have peroxide.

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  • bandaids are a most

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  • I really like how cool they’ve made Band-Aids since I was a kid. So much more fun!

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  • I think Neosporin is essential–and it really doesn’t hurt, so kids don’t mind using it so much!

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  • I have to have a first aid kit because of my daycare kids. I am pretty simple… I just have an antiseptic wash, gauze, band-aids and neosporin.

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  • You have to have rubbing alcohol wipes for disenfecting

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  • I realllly need a box like this in my house.
    One place where we go to if anyone gets hurt.

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  • This giveaway for a first aid kit for band-aids is so great! I always need to have these products on hand in case of an emergency!

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  • Also there needs to be alcohol wipes to clean the skin!

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  • neosporin and hand sanitizer

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  • Fingernails are a must for a first aid kit as well.

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  • Definitely add some peroxide to stop infection ASAP!

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  • my kids love the super hero ones!

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  • An ice pack

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  • how about some tongue depressors and tape in case kids get a jammed finger – make a little splint.

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  • oh and another thing to include – tissues. b/c when kids get hurt. they cry. and crying means… boogies come out!

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  • Some kind of antiseptic or dial soap and a bottle of water

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  • We go through lots and lots of Band-Aids with our 2 little granddaughters. They are the #1 priority item we need in our first aid kit. 🙂

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  • I think Band Aids are essential for a first aid kit!

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  • I think colorful BandAids are the most important item in the kit!

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  • Everyone needs to have a first aid kit in case of emergencies! Band-aids, antibiotic ointments are important to have for wounds!

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  • Another essential item to have in a first aid kit is neosporin! Antibiotic ointment is important to help keep wounds from getting infected!

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  • Band Aids, alcohol wipes and tylenol. Thanks for the cool giveaway! 🙂

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  • Band-Aids!
    Thanks for this giveaway!! =)

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  • Cartoon character band-aids are a first aid kit MUST!

    😉 Rhea Stogsdill Chladek

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  • Definitely add some alcohol wipes to clean scrapes!

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  • I think bandaids are important in a kit.

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  • bandaids are essential!

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  • definitely an ice pack

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  • I think a must is bandaids

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  • I know my granddaughter already has several places on her body since school started.

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  • Neosporin is the have to for a well stocked first aid kit!

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  • Thanks for this and Shoe off your Shield Sneeze giveaways.

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  • Bandaids, Neosporin and a wipe that contains no alcohol.

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  • Bandaids, neosporin and a wipe that doesn’t contain alcohol.

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  • I think that band aids and triple antibiotic cream.

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  • You def can never have too many band aids when you have little ones!

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  • Bandaids, tweezers and a tiny little jar of organic honey 🙂

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  • one can never have enough band aids!

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  • I have a huge first aid kit in my car. Scissors are essential!

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  • I was a band aid kid. I put them on my dolls and stuffed animals and any teeny boo boo needed a band aid.

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  • i think antibiotic ointment is very important

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  • I think hydrocortisone cream is essential for a first aid kit.

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  • Bandaids, antibiotic ointment, alcohol wipes, tweezers, gauze

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  • I think neosporin should be the #1 item in a first aid kit!

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  • bandaids are essential

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  • Band aids are necessary
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  • I would love to have this kit — it’s really perfect!

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  • Neosporin and bandaids for sure.

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  • Bandaids are essential

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  • I think antibiotic ointment is the most important

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  • One important item to have in a First aid kit is antibiotic ointment!

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  • One of the most important items in a first aid kit is band-aids!

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  • bandaid’s, tweezers, rubbing alcohol, peroxide, cooling spray, gause pads, and medical tape

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  • I think antibiotic cream is essential for first aid kits

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  • Oh, also… what I think is essential for a well stocked kit? bug sting stuff!! I am always getting weird bug stings and like the soothing gel or whatever it is! 🙂

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  • I think rubbing alcohol is essential for a good first aid kit!

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  • Cute bandaids seem to have some magically quality in our house and will heal even invisible owies! 🙂 But for real injuries, melaleuca essential oils!

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  • Bandaids great giveaway!

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  • This kit is soooo cute! I admit I am kind of a huge fan of cute bandaids! Even as an adult, I’d wear a muppet bandaid over a beige one any day! 🙂

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  • I’d say antibiotic cream and Neosporin
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  • tweezers.. and i dont mean the huge plastic kind.. a good pair of tweezers should be an essential in a good first aid kit.

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  • Band aids are essential
    Thank you!

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  • band-aids peroxide cream

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  • Bandaids and triple antibiotic

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  • Wound Wash is essential! We’ve gotten some booboos on trails and other places that were impossible to find a place to wash!

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  • Essentials for a first aid kit would be..bandages..materials to make a splint..peroxide

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  • peroxide… & tweezers are often overlooked needs

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  • Apple Pumpkin sounds great!

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  • Lot’s of Band-Aids

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  • I think bandaids and eye wash are definitely important!

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  • I like Vanila

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  • Lilac Blossoms sounds wonderful!

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  • Thanks for the AWESOME giveaway

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