Gifts that keep giving: Our favorite subscription boxes for kids
One of the hot new items for the child who has everything is a subscription box. Your child will look forward to a surprise coming in the mail throughout the year. Whether your child is fashion obsessed, loves science, wants to learn coding, is an aspiring chef or explorer, there is a box for that. Here are some of the favorites this season.
Stitch Fix Kids
You set your price range, they send pieces to your home, you keep what you like and send back the rest. Free shipping, returns and exchanges. No subscription required.
Ages: Sizes 2T-18
Cost: $20/month styling fee credited toward anything you keep
With eight different lines by age or interest, these hands-on activity kits that are delivered monthly.
Mel Kids STEM Box
Science doesn’t have to be hard. These make it simple with safe and fun experiments for kids and parents.
Ages: 5-10 or 10 and up
Groovy Lab in a Box
These boxes are full of everything needed to learn about and do hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) experiments.
Ages: 4-7 (Young Creator) or 8+ (STEMist)
CrateJoy’s We Craft Box
A themed story with four or more coordinating crafts, easy-to-follow photo directions and all materials included.
Lovevery the Play Kit
Montessori-based toy subscriptions featuring perfect essential play by stage.
Cost: $36 every 2-3 months
Cratejoy’s Girls Can! Crate
A toolkit for future world changers introducing them to world changing women. Includes a new fearless female role model, creative play props, 2-3 hands-on STEAM Activities, and a 20 page activity book in each box.
Kids learn to build apps that work on any mobile device.
Toy Box Monthly
Receive 4-8 licensed new toys a month, from figurine, dolls, plush and more.
Activities that inspire kids to learn about the world with educational toys and fun characters.