DIY on-the-go first-aid kit

DIY on-the-go first-aid kit

Make sure you have sufficient first-aid supplies on hand when out and about so that you’re properly prepared if your child sustains an injury…


Use our handy checklist. Note: we know how hot the inside of our cars can get so items listed don’t include any that need to be stored in cool, dark places!

  • Plasters in assorted sizes
  • Hot and cold gel packs (available at leading pharmacies)
  • Antibacterial cream
  • Gauze and tape
  • Painkillers
  • Torch
  • Disposable gloves
  • Roller bandage
  • Scissors
  • Tweezers
  • Thermometer
  • Sunscreen
  • 500ml water (ideal for taking pills or washing wounds)
  • Antihistamine cream
Joni van der Merwe

About Joni van der Merwe

Your Family’s Digital editor. Avid retweeter. When I’m not scrolling Instagram you’ll find me in my garden. Keen on DIY and I don’t believe there’s anything that can’t be fixed with some chalk paint.


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