The Best Monthly Subscription Boxes for Kids

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Monthly subscription boxes for kids make fantastic holiday or anytime gifts because they last all year long. You can find interesting gift boxes for all ages and many interests that will give kids new books to read, activities to do, science to learn, and more.

And, I imagine that grandma or auntie will find something perfect for your child on this list of ideas. (Hint, hint.) If you want to ask for a gift subscription, that is.

Monthly Subscription Boxes for Kids

For the Imaginative Preschooler

Preschool Box

ages 3 – 6
The Preschool Box is full of over 16 fun, simple activities to teach your child beginning phonics skills, counting, shapes, colors, and writing with different hands-on activities and games. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

Koala Crate

ages 2 – 4
Monthly kits include materials and activities around a theme like music, garden, or cityscapes. The activities encourage play-based learning, science activities, arts and crafts, and imagination. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

For the Young Scientist and Engineer

Girls Can Crate Monthly Subscription Boxes for Kids
Girls Can! Crate
ages 4 – 8
The Girls Can Crate is a 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. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

Kiwi Crate

ages 5 – 8
Monthly thematic science activities, arts and crafts, and imaginative play. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

My Edu Crate
ages 7 – 12
Created by certified teachers, this is a box with different educational themes that will inspire, engage and entertain the growing minds of children. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

Groovy Lab in a Box

ages 8+
Each monthly science box activates thinking, questioning, inquiring, and original creation using the scientific method. The boxes contain all the supplies needed to complete activities, experiments, and design challenges outlined in a custom, subject specific lab notebook. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

Beautiful Discovery

ages 10+
What a lovely monthly kit of adventures exploring beautiful patterns of life, from the perspectives of all STEAM subjects. Discover beautiful patterns with art, ecogames, origami, code blocks, and natural wonders. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

Maker Kit

ages 14+
This monthly crate helps kids create something using science and art. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

For the Budding Historian

Mysteries in Time

ages 7 – 11
Gift this award-winning subscription box for kids. Each month follows Max & Katie’s adventures through history in their own books. Besides the book, you’ll receive fun and educational activities. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

For the Avid Reader

Reading Bug Box

ages 0 – 12
Each box contains 2 to 4 books for younger kids, plus extra gift items matched to the age and interests of the child. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

Literati Book Club Box
Literati Book Subscription Box

all ages
Exceptionally curated, this book box sends kids books that they’ll love every month — and you can decide what you want to keep and what you want to send back. These books are SO exceptional, you’ll want to keep them all. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

Kids Reveal Book Box

ages 0 – 9
This is a curated monthly subscription box that delivers hand-selected, age-appropriate children’s books directly to your door for as little as $16.67/mo. CLICK HERE TO ORDER


ages 0 – 12
Get bilingual English and Spanish books from Latin America, Spain and independent publishers in the US. Great for bilingual families OR for families learning Spanish. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

Owl Crate and Owl Crate Jr.

ages 8+
OwlCrate has two options that you’ll love — a Junior option for middle grade readers ages 8 to 12 as well as another option for Young Adult readers ages 13+. Both subscriptions give you a book plus 3-5 other bookish treats. This is one of the best book subscription choices. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

For the Creative Crafter

Little Green Kid Crafts

ages 2 – 10
Gift this monthly box for hands-on science & art learning experiences that includes eco-friendly materials. This subscription box is perfect for science and art loving kids because it’s educational, imaginative, and creative. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

We Craft Box

ages 3 – 9
Every month is a unique theme plus all the art materials for projects that can be shared between two children! With 3 or more crafts and easy to follow photo directions families can enjoy a stress-free creative experience together. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

Find Your Wings by Fashion Angels

ages 6 – 12
My girls love Fashion Angel. Now they can get a monthly box filled with craft activities, bath, beauty and on trend fashion accessories. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

For the LEGO Engineer

Brick Box
ages 6+
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. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

For the Sci-Fi / Gamer Kid

Mario’s Mystery Box

ages 7+
If your kids love Nintendo, they’ll enjoy this mystery box full of high-quality loot valuing over $40 at retail every month. Mystery items can include toys, novelty items, candy, t-shirts, & more straight from the world of Nintendo. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

Loot Crate

Pop culture collectables for the hard-to-shop-for fan. Get a surprise bundle of EXCLUSIVE items from your favorite movies, TV shows, games, comics & more (a $45+ value!) delivered to your door every month. CLICK HERE TO ORDER

Monthly Subscription Boxes for Kids


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  1. Love this list. Can’t wait to try Loot Box with my high school son, the impossible one to shop for!