13 Essentials For Your At-Home First Aid Kit

07/12/2011 08:20 am ET | Updated Sep 11, 2011

Accidents happen -- often when you least expect it. So instead of scrambling for the right materials after a scrape, burn or sprain, gather all of your tools ahead of time to make a customized, at-home first aid kit.

"You can build your own kit pretty easily," healthy home handyman Jay Baker told Everwell. Start with a small fish and tackle box or a small plastic bag, he suggests, and fill it up with these 13 simple essentials.