Monthly subscription boxes for kids make fantastic holiday gifts because they last all year long. You can find interesting gift boxes for all ages and many interests. I imagine that grandma or auntie would find something perfect for your child on this list of ideas.
Monthly Subscription Boxes for Kids
For the Imaginative Preschooler
Bramble Box ages 3 – 8
Bramble Box is a monthly subscription box for kids with pretend play props that contain all the materials required for hours of open-ended fun; building and strengthening essential development skills. Including themed, pretend play props, crafts, activities and more!
A new theme – like post office, detective, scientist, florist or community helper – every month. We tried out the ice cream box — and LOVED it! I liked that it included a book with the pretend play activities. So awesome.
My Pretend Place ages 3+
Kids will love these themed dress-up packages including costumes, activities, crafts and more.
Each box is loaded with fun and encourages kids to be creative. Arrives quarterly.
For the Young Scientist and Engineer
Cooper and Kid ages 5+
A hands-on building kit with 6 to 9 activities themed for dads and kids.
Girls Can! Crate ages 4 – 8
This is cool STEAM monthly subscription box that introduces kids ages 4 – 8 to one strong female role model and fun related activities. The kits provide 2-3 STEAM activities, creative play props, and a 20-page GIRLS CAN! activity book featuring the inspiring woman’s story, games, experiments, and more.
Junior Explorers age 5 – 11
This subscription box connects kids to wildlife and nature while inspiring them to protect and care for the planet. The monthly adventures include both a physical and digital component for hours of fun. Every mission starts with a kit sent home to prep kids for their adventure that month.
Mission kits include natural science learning that get kids excited to explore a new habitat. Kits includes fun collectibles and activities themed around that month’s ecosystem, such as tattoos, wristbands, stickers, pins, animal fact cards, figurines and other fun activities!
My Edu Crate ages 7 – 12
Created by certified teachers with exciting, surprising educational themes that will inspire, engage and entertain the growing minds of children.
Groovy Lab in a Box ages 8+
Each monthly box activates thinking, questioning, inquiring, and original creation as we guide children through the “SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY & ENGINEERING DESIGN PROCESS.”
The boxes contain all the supplies needed to complete activities, experiments, and design challenges outlined in a custom, subject specific lab notebook.
For the Budding Chef
KidStir ages 5 – 10
In this subscription box, kids will receive three creative step-by-step cooking projects, educational foodie pages, 3 fun games and activities, 2 kid-sized tools and 1 special extra, a shopping list, and an e-newsletter with more recipes and printables.
When you sign up for a new gift subscription, you’ll kick off with the Kidstir kit of your chosen start month, along with 2 bonuses: a cookbook binder to collect your recipes and a 2 year subscription to FamilyFun, Parents, or Rachael Ray Magazine.
For the Growing Reader
Reading Bug Box ages 0 – 12
Each box contains 2-4 books for younger kids, plus extra gift items matched to the age and interests of the child.
Little Fun Club ages 0 – 10
Each box contains 3 to 4 age appropriate books or other learning tools for your child. Little Fun Club takes into account several criteria while making book selections.
Before making our selections we consider the subject, authors, awards, and prices of each item we review. Each book is read and discussed by Little Fun Club before it is included in any subscription box.
KiwiPop Postcard Pals ages 4 – 7
Each month Kiwibop sends awesome postcards to your child that will engage their reading skills and teach them about the world!
For the Budding Writer
Holly Journals ages 7+
Encourage writing with this unique monthly box of handmade journals and other coordinating treasures to inspire and encourage journaling adventures.
For the Creative Crafter
Eco-friendly projects around a theme with between 5 – 8 science, technology, engineering, art, and math kits.
Doodle Crate ages 9 – 16
Doodle Crate is a subscription box for young makers to learn new skills and gain creative confidence. Every month, a new super-fun DIY project that kids will love to design and create.
For the LEGO Engineer
This is a subscription for LEGO fans with Authentic BRICK Sets, Minifigures, Accessories, Parts, T-Shirts, Gear and much more, delivered right to your door.
For the Sci-Fi / Gamer Kid
Choose what theme best suits your personality and interests: classic, arcade, sci-fi, horror, comic, boys jr., or girls, jr. Every month expert nerds select outstanding gear, toys, and collectables.
Loot Crate™ delivers the best in geek + gaming gear. From collectibles, apparel, tech gadgets, art, and other epic gear, it’s like Comic-Con in a box! Choices are: Loot Crate, Anime, Gamers, Pets, and Gifts.
For the Middle Grade and YA Book Lover
Owl Crate ages 8+
OwlCrate is a subscription service that sends you magical monthly boxes tailored to a chosen theme. Each OwlCrate will contain one new Young Adult novel, as well as 3-5 other bookish treats to help you get your nerd on. LOVE!
BONUS: Now, OwlCrate has a Junior option for middle grade readers! I’m so excited to try I just ordered my daughter a subscription.
Look at the goodies I received in the October Owl Crate box!! My kids were especially thrilled. 🙂
also read: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Kids