Overnight Packing Lists for Kids

What to Pack In An Overnight Bag for Your Kids' Sleepover

When it comes to regular overnight visits, you want to equip your kids to eventually take responsibility for packing all of their own stuff. After all, you don't want the responsibility — and anxiety — of that left-behind toy or homework assignment to rest on your shoulders. Print a copy of this packing list and use it to teach your children how to pack their own overnight bags.

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    Toiletries

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    ___ Toothbrush

    ___ Toothpaste

    ___ Hairbrush

    ___ Hair accessories (if needed)

    ___ Hair products (spray bottle, gel, etc.)

    ___ Shampoo and/or conditioner (if needed)

    ___ Body wash or soap (if needed)

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    Clothing

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    ___ Pajamas/sleep attire

    ___ Jeans/pants/shorts (one per day)

    ___ Tops (one for each day)

    ___ Undergarments (one pair per day)

    ___ Socks (one pair per day)

    ___ Shoes (if additional shoes are necessary)

    ___ Sweatshirt

    ___ Outerwear (as needed)

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    Miscellaneous

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    ___ Books to read

    ___ Homework assignments

    ___ Journal and pen/pencil

    ___ Favorite stuffed animal or toy

    ___ Games

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    Seasonal Items

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    In Cold Weather, Pack:

    ___ Winter coats

    ___ Gloves

    ___ Hat

    ___ Boots


    In Warm Weather, Pack:

    ___ Swimsuit

    ___ Beach towel

    ___ Sandals

    ___ Sunblock