How to Make Mini First Aid Kits

How to Make Mini First Aid Kits
Having a first aid kit handy in the event of an emergency can sometimes mean the difference between life and death. In less dramatic instances, it can at least provide much desired relief from pain and discomfort. While an extensive first aid kit is best, a mini first aid kit is better than not carrying a kit at all. You can make a mini first aid kit that is easy to carry along with you wherever you go by following these suggestions.


Difficulty: Moderately Easy

Things You’ll Need:
  • Small plastic box
  • Ibuprofen or acetaminophen
  • Neosporin
  • Anti-diarrhea medicine
  • Antihistamine cream
  • Benadryl
  • Self-adhesive bandages
  • Gauze
  • Roll of cloth bandage strip
  • Disposable gloves
  • CPR mouthguard
  • First aid instruction manual
Step 1
Purchase a small container. A plastic pencil box is a good size for a mini first aid kit.
Step 2
Place within your kit the following medications: ibuprofen or acetaminophen, Neosporin, anti-diarrhea medicine, antihistamine cream and benadryl.
Step 3
Include self-adhesive bandages, gauze and a small roll of cloth bandage strip in your kit.
Step 4
Pack a pair of disposable gloves, a CPR mouth guard and a small first aid instruction manual.

Article Written By Charlotte Johnson

Charlotte Johnson is a musician, teacher and writer with a master's degree in education. She has contributed to a variety of websites, specializing in health, education, the arts, home and garden, animals and parenting.

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