Back-to-school usually also means the beginning of cold & flu season. I used to send my daughter to school with her own personal pack of travel tissue, but she always shoved them into her book bag carelessly, which ripped the cheap, plastic covering and the tissues would end up getting dirty and unusable. Once I started making fabric travel tissue holders for her, the tissues stayed in place because the fabric was a bit tougher. I also think my daughter might be more careful with the fabric tissue holder because...Hello! Cuteness! This year, I'm planning to personalize her tissue holder because she tells me she's kind of famous for always sharing a tissue when someone is in need and, if the tissue holder get passed around, it's sure to come back to her eventually if her name is on it, right? There are fabric tissue holder tutorials all over the web. They are easy to sew and make a good beginner's project. Here's a quick explanation of how I make mine:
If you want some tips for how to prepare for the cold season, check out my blog post on the topic. Stay healthy!