Preparing Your “Open first” Box

Your “Open First” box is the first box you will open after you and the moving truck get to your new home and it is very important that you make a list of things that will go into that box. This box should contain bathroom and kitchen items you will need and also some toys for the kids or accessory for your pet.


It would be a good idea for you to take this box with you traveling in your car to your new home.

Final Preparations For Your Open First Box

Bedroom Items

Make sure you pack enough clothes for one or two days into your open first box , along with some sheets and bed linens.

Bathroom items

You will definitely need to pack your toothbrush, hairbrush, towels, and slippers for each member of your family. You should also pack things like deodorant, soap, shampoo, and also a bathmat.

Kitchen Items

From your kitchen. You will need to pack some cups and dishes along with forks, knives, spoons, etc. into your open first box.

Other Items

You will need to pack a flashlight, some candles, and also a lighter along with basic tools like a screwdriver and hammer along with trash bags into your open first box.

If you have pets, bring along some toys to play with and also pack their food and water bowls into the open first box. Don’t forget to bring their food either.

If you have children, put some toys and games, along with other things like papers and pencils for drawing, anything fun that will keep them busy and occupied into your open first box.

Most importantly of all, make sure you pack all your important paperwork you have along with all your moving documents into your open first box and make sure these are all arranged neatly in a file for saving.

Updated: 1st February 2016 — 3:04 pm

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