Subscription Boxes

Still looking for a holiday gift for the kids on your list? How about a gift that will keep delighting your child month after month? Subscription boxes are a fun way to give a gift that will last long after the holiday season is over. There are so many options for monthly subscriptions that you are sure to find something unique and personal for the kids on your list. Here are a few great ideas to get you started!

Younger Elementary

Little Passports

What’s Inside: Your first kit will include a passport, world map, coin card, and everything you need to explore the world, one country at a time.

The Cost: Ranging from $14.95-$16.95 per month

Kiwi Crate

What’s Inside: Geared for ages 5-8, each themed kit includes all the supplies you’ll need for hands-on fun to explore art, science, and engineering.

The Cost: Ranging from $16.95-$19.95 per month

Little Feminist Books Set

What’s Inside: 2 paperback OR 1 hardcover book selected by a team of librarians, teachers, and parents. Each book features strong female characters and/or people of color. You will also get a DIY art or science project to help the book’s theme come alive.

The Cost: Ranging from $19-$23 per month

Older Elementary

Atlas Crate

What’s Inside: Geared for ages 6-11, each kit includes all the supplies you’ll need for hands-on learning. These globally inspired projects and activities help kids explore new cultures.

The Cost: Ranging $16.95-$19.95 per month

Quirky Crate

What’s Inside: This colorful box comes packed with 5-8 quirky items like accessories, socks, and stationary. Each box includes an enamel pin and surprise from a featured indie artist.

The Cost: $34.99

Strong Selfie Bloom Box

What’s Inside: This box of aspirational, positive products for tween girls, ages 8-12 is focused on health, beauty, fun, and inspiring self esteem.

The Cost: $59.95 per quarter

MLB Diamond Crate

What’s Inside: This bi-monthly baseball subscription box is filled with MLB official gear for the team of your choice.

The Cost: $29.99 per month

Middle and High School

Birchbox

What’s Inside: Each box includes samples of skincare products, makeup, haircare, and more. You can personalize preferences to receive a custom box picked just for you every month, or opt for a “curated” box where you’ll see exactly what you’ll receive before it ships.

The Cost: $10 per month

Doodle Crate

What’s Inside: Geared for ages 9-16, each kit includes all the supplies you’ll need for hands-on creative projects.

The Cost: Ranging from $16.95-$19.95 per month

Tinker Crate

What’s Inside: Materials to create cool and innovative STEM projects, perfect tweens and teens ages 9-16.

The Cost: Ranging from $16.95-$19.95 per month

Eureka Crate

What’s Inside: Materials to put science to work and build something amazing.

The Cost: Ranging from $16.95-$19.95 a month

Wizarding World

What’s Inside: Calling all Harry Potter fans! This bi-monthly subscription box features 5-7 exclusive, licensed collectibles from everyone’s favorite magical universe. You even get to pick your house when you sign up!

The Cost: $39.99 every other month

Written by Joy Becker, Mentoring Coordinator and Author of 44 & Oxford