survival kits/emergency kits
these are some I copied back in 1999. Apologies to the original posters. I think you could mix and match to what ever kit you wanted to make
Eraser: A reminder that we all make mistakes, but we can wipe the slate
Penny: Save this and you will never be broke again.
Marble: To keep you rolling along.
Rubber Band: To keep you bouncing back and flexible.
Candle: To light up the darkness.
Tissue: For drying your tears.
Toothpick: To pick out the good in others including yourself.
Cotton Ball: For the rough roads ahead.
Confetti: To add some sparkle to your life.
Lifesaver: To remind you of the many times others need your help and you
Rainbow: A reminder that after every storm comes a rainbow.
Paper Clip: To hold everything together when it falls apart.
A Hug & Kiss: To remind you that someone cares about you!
Backpackers Survival Kit
Lifesavers - in case you fall into the water
Skittles - in case it rains, you can provide your own rainbow
Cotton ball - to help soften the rough roads
Battery - so you can keep going and going and going and going
Gum - to remind everyone to stick together
Quarter - so you can call for help
Sponge - in case it rains to soak it up
Fireball - for when you're burnt out
Map with your street circled - so you can always find home
2 Kernels of corn - for when you crave a two piece chicken dinner
Choc Covered Raisins (Animal Poop) - so you know what not to step in
Tums - for after the campfire food
Small Empty Bottle - "Instant Water" add water and shake
Bus driver survival kit
Tootsie roll - so you can "roll" down the highway
Sponge - to soak up the rain, so you don't have to drive in it
Mounds - for the mounds of miles that you drive
Marbles - to replace the ones you've lost
Gem - to remind you you are carrying precious cargo
Aspirin - take two every day
Cotton Ball - to cushion those rough roads
Rubber bands - for when your patience is stretched
Tums - for all the nervous stomachs
Mirror - to remind you how important you are.
CPA Survival Kit
Abacus - for when your calculator wears out
Marbles - to replace the ones you will loose
Rope - in case you get to the end of yours
Penny- to give you extra cents (sense) to know which battles to fight, &
which ones to ignore."
Magic Wand - for the magician people think you should be
Piece of string - to help you "tie-up" those loose ends.
A Lifesaver - to keep you from drowning in everyday problems.
A lemon drop - to remind you that "when life gives you lemons, you make
A lollipop - to help you lick your problems.
A rubber band - to help you to remember to be "flexible" in all things.
A Snicker candy bar - to remind you that laughter IS the best medicine.
A paper clip - to help you "hold it all together."
Acaramel - to help you remember to take time out to "chew the fat" with
A stick of gum - to give you that "stick-to-it" attitude.
A safety pin - to help you "pin-point" your problems, the better to solve
Get out of Jail Free card - for that tax return you fudged on
A mint - so you will always have a fresh outlook .
Candle - for when you're burning the midnight oil
Battery - to help you keep going and going and going.
Candy kiss - to remind you that you are loved by me!
Christian Survival kit/
candle- to remind you to share His light with others
rubberband- to remind us to be flexible to God's will for us
Life saver- to remind you of the many times others have needed your help
and you theirs
eraser- God forgives our sins, we must do the same for ourselves and
cotton ball- to keep our hearts soft to God and others
snickers candy bar- to remin you to laugh at yourself- laughter is good
hug (the hershey kiss kind) because we all need one from time to time
cross- to remind you of the sacrifice He made because He loves you.
Every Day Life Survival Kit:
Toothpick: Pick the good qualities in everyone including yourself.
Rubber band: Be flexible. Things might not always go the way you want.
Band-Aid: To heal hurt feelings, either yours or someone else's.
Eraser: Everyone makes mistakes. That's okay, we learn by our mistakes.
Candy Kiss: Everyone needs a hug or a compliment everyday.
Mint: You are worth a mint to your family and friends.
Bubble Gum: Stick with it and you can accomplish anything.
Pencil: List your blessings every day.
Tea bag: Relax daily and go over your list of blessings.
Fireman's Survival Kit
Lifesaver - to remind you that that's what you are
Piece of string - for when you get to the end of your rope
Silk Rose - to help you always smell sweet
Hugs & Kisses - because you deserve them from all
Jewel - because you are as valuable as a precious stone
Tissues - to wipe the tears of joy and sadness
Mounds Bar - for the mounds of courage you need
Starburst - for that "Burst" of energy that you need
Star - to remind you that you are a star in the eyes of children
A Smile - to replace the ones you give away
Mints - to help you cool down after a fire
Band-Aid - in case you need some TLC
Almond Joy - to replace the joy you give to others
Fisherman Survival Kit
Band-Aid for when you get hooked instead of the fish.
Cotton ball for when you're in rough waters.
Lifesaver (candy) in case the boat tips over.
Paper clip for when you run out of hooks.
Skittles in case it rains, you've got your own rainbow.
Gummy worms in case you run out of bait.
Magic wand to "boat" the big ones that always seem to get away.
A gift certificate for pizza in case you dont catch any fish.
Labels to attach to the fish that say "Objects are larger than they
Friendship Survival Kit
A FRIENDSHIP BAG: Keep your Friendship Bag handy and ready to use at all
A mint: you're worth a mint to me.
A button: If you can't say something nice, it's better to "button your
lip" (or to close your mouth before
saying an unkind word )
A tissue: For drying tears.
A toothpick: To "pick out" the good qualities in everyone.
A gold thread: Friendship is the golden thread that ties together our
A flower: In the "garden of life" each friendship is beautiful and unique.
Lifesavers: Sometimes we all need a little help.
Cotton Ball: To cushion the rough roads.
Rubber Band: For flexibility!
Safety pin: to bind us together in friendship
Sweet & Sour Tarts: A reminder to appreciate the differences in others.
A Hug & Kiss: Sometimes we all need hugs & kisses. (or Everyone needs
daily TLC )
Happy Faces: Smiling is contagious
Candle: You light up my life
Band-Aid: For healing hurt feelings. (or to help a friend who needs
Paper Clip: To keep everything together.
A Star: To reflect your inner beauty
Recipe card: To share a favorite with a friend as a symbol of caring
Eraser: To remind you that every day you can start with a clean slate
Small smooth stone: to remind you that rough times refine and polish- use
for smoother tomorrows
Note card: to send a long overdue greeting to a friend or relative
Playing card: a reminder to be playful and have fun
Golfer's Survival Kit
Chocolate Golf Balls - for the golfer that lost his
Aspirin - for the headaches this game causes
Band-Aid - for blisters
Eraser - to start each golf game off with a clean slate
Wooden Egg - for all those Birdies
Lifesaver - for when your ball is in the water
Quarter - may this be the only "eagle" you get
Rubber band - stay flexible when you swing
Sunscreen or hat - for shielding sun from the face
Towel - to wipe off the sweat of hitting the ball
Sweet and sour candy - to prevent any harsh words slipping out
Pencil - to write correct scores (or maybe cheat a little)
Tee - because we may forget to pick some up
Bottled water - to keep from passing out
Chapstick - to keep lips moist
Cleat cleaner or stick - so you donÂt track dirt and grass into the car
GolferÂs book of jokes - to pass the time when it rains
Grandparents Survival Kit
Hand Lotion - to remind you that babies need lots of soft touches
Safety Pin-- to help remind you to be safe
Marbles - to replace the ones you will loose
Lifesavers - to remind you that grandparents can be lifesavers
Pen & paper - to write down your thoughts & memories to share when they
Small hand mirror - to remind you that you play an important roll in the
life of your grandchild!
Wipes - for cleaning up those little messes
Candle - to remind you, you will be the light of that childÂs eye
Peppermint - to remind you you are worth a mint
Brag Book - so you will always have your grandchild near
Sweet & Sour Candy - to remind you that every child can be both
Clock - to remind you that time passes to quickly...enjoy every minute
Mounds Bar - for the mounds of wisdom you will pass onto your grandchild
Hershey's Hugs & Kisses - because you deserve them!
Guardian Angel Survival Kit
Make life beautiful -- one day at a time!
Smiley Faces: Smiling is contagious.
Band Aid: To fix hurt feelings.
Rubber band: To stretch you beyond your limits.
Glitter: To make life sparkle!
Sweet & Sour Candy: A reminder to appreciate the differences in others.
Eraser: A reminder that everyday can begin with a clean slate.
Gum: A reminder to think before you "chew" others out.
Toothpick: To pick out the good in everyone including yourself.
Button: To button your lips when you have nothing
Hairdresser's Survival Kit
Tootsie Roll - to help complaints "roll" off your back
Button - to remind you to sometimes button your lip
Dollar - for the tip you didn't receive
Rubber band - to remind you to be flexible
Mint - because you are worth a mint to your customers
Happy Face (Sticker) - to remind you to keep smiling
Paperclip - to help hold it all together
Cotton Balls - to cushion all the standing you do
Lollipop - to help you "Lick" anything
Lifesaver - to remind you of the many times you have been a lifesaver
Magic Wand - to remind you of the many times you have been a magician
Band-Aid - to heal your hurt feelings