I have been a fan of subscription boxes for a number of years now. They are a fun gift to give to kids during the holidays instead of toys or the dreaded clothes. They are great to give for birthdays too. As a parent I prefer my kids get entertaining crafts and activities instead of toy that is going to be forgotten in no time or need batteries to be replaced every other week. These are great subscription boxes for kids, that are not only fun, but educational too.
Best Subscription Boxes for Kids
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The Little Passport subscription box is great for teaching geography to your kids. They have a few different subscription options for learning from a young age:
Early Explorers – age 3-5
World Edition – ages 6-10
USA Edition – 7-12
We have gotten both the Early Explorers and the World Edition, when my girls were in both ages groups. Getting the mail each month to see what new country we would b learning about was exciting. You can read our review to learn more about it.
Little Passports also offers Science Expeditions now too. They too are a monthly subscription, recommended for kids aged 9 and older. We love this kit, even though my kids weren’t quite up to the age recommendation yet. You can check out our review to see a little more about it.
Do you have a craft kid on your shopping list this year? These are going to go over great with both the kids, and the parents. There is very little that you need to provide to do these crafts, everything comes in the box which is something that I love! You can check out our review. They have been developed by teachers and STEAM experts (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) to support key developmental skills for kids. Each of these Discovery Boxes includes up to six different experiments and crafts that activate thinking, questioning, inquiring, and original creation.
Right now, they have free holiday shipping, no code required, everyone is getting it.
There are a few different subscription options:
Junior Science and Craft – ages 2-4
Science and Crafts for Children – ages 5-10
They also have the option to buy individual boxes and kits, such as their holidays around the world one.
Kiwi Co has an option for each of your children no matter their age, these simple grow with your child instead of your child out growing them, I love it! They are hands on, science and art projects, making STEAM fun. Depending on the subscription you choose have a box delivered to you each month.
Cricket – 24-36 months
Koala – 3-4 years
Kiwi – 5-8 years
Doodle – 14+ years
Tinker – 9-16+ years
Play and Craft Kits are hand-curated activity boxes for kids age 3-7. Mom created and kid tested for hours of fun (& learning) with items to inspire imaginative play and all the materials for at least 2-3 hands-on activities and crafts. In each kit you will receive a mixture of hand’s on pretend play materials or crafts & activities and more to inspire creative play. Each kit focuses on learning through play with emphasis on math, writing, reading, art or science. They also provide free printables and additional activities to extend play even further on their our blog.
I’ve just ordered the STEM Lab for my science loving kids. I can’t wait to get it and try it out, I’ve heard so many great things about it.
There are two different subscriptions: STEM Lab and STEM Lab Deluxe.
Each STEM Lab box is filled with the science tools and resources needed to explore real-world STEM (an integration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activities. The easy to follow instruction cards guide your young scientist through every experiment to make the learning process exciting and fun.
STEM Lab Deluxe comes with two experiment guides – one for the scientist and a top secret document for the adult science helper. The easy to follow step-by-step instructions guide the learner through the scientific method while providing open-ended activities to promote further learning.