Mini Emergency Kits Craft

 

cover-pictureDo you have a bunch of tins from Altoids laying round because you think wow this would make a great craft? Maybe you just throw them away. I came across a blog post about a great idea for use of the empty tins. The original blog post can found at http://www.onegoodthingbyjillee.com/2015/03/5-diy-mini-emergency-kits.html

There are 5 different kits listed on their site. I’m sure you can come up with more on your own. The ones on their blog are:

Candle

First Aid Kit

Sewing Kit

Urban Survival Kit

Wilderness Survival Kit

Here is a picture of each kit and the contents in them:

Candle 

Candle

Candle Contents:

Candle

Matches

Match strikers

Helpful tip: It can be dangerous to keep the matches near the candle. It is advisable to detach the lid. The lid can be secured on the candle for storage with a few rubber bands.

First Aid Kit

first aid kit

First Aid Kit Contents:

Bandaids

Moleskin patches

Butterfly closures

Ibuprofen

Bacitracin ointment

Gauze pads

Alcohol prep wipes

Hand cleansing wipes

Note: I’m so accident prone. I need to design one of these for myself to carry in my purse.

Sewing Kit

sewing kit

Sewing Kit Contents:

Seam ripper

Needle threader

Thimble

Scissors

Needles

Safety pins

Various colors of thread

Urban Survival Kit

Urban Survival

Urban Survival Kit Contents:

Quarters

Ibuprofen

Lens cleaning wipe

Mini bottle of LXR essential oil blend

Chapstick

USB drive

Safety pins

Cash

Rubber bands

Wilderness Survival Kit

wilderness survival

Wilderness Survival Kit Contents:

Water purification tablets

Flashlight

Signaling mirror

Whistle

Ibuprofen

Swiss Army Knife

Compass

Firestarter

Dryer lint (for fire-starting)

Rubber bands

Note: This is great for those that go camping. I camp most of the summer and I’m thinking about making one of these kits for myself.  

I plan on making a few of these kits for myself. Please visit http://www.onegoodthingbyjillee.com/ and see some of the other amazing articles shared.

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