Surprise Ride November 2015 Subscription Box Review + Coupon Code

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surprise ride november 2015 box

Surprise Ride is a monthly activity subscription box for kids. Every month you’ll receive a curated monthly adventure for kids ages 6-11. Activities center around a theme like art, geography, outer space, food, and more!

surprise ride november 2015 review

The tissue and booklet make such a nice presentation – perfect for a gift!

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You’ll get a Surprise Ride guide in your box, along with everything needed for the two activities, plus some extras for your adventures.

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This month’s theme was Snails, and it was packed with cool info on these helpful creatures.  Each box has a guide to the month’s theme which contains fun facts and ideas, and serves as an intro to the actual activities. The booklet is a great intro to the theme.

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The booklet is written in a style that is very appealing to young readers.

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Everything in this month’s box!

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You can’t adventure without a proper snack.  Quinoa is naturally crisp and makes a wonderful gluten-free chip.

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“The End of the Beginning,” by Newberry winner Avi, is included in the box.

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The story follows the adventures of a snail and ant.

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It is written in a light and conversational style, engaging the imagination of the reader.

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The first project was making snail slime.

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Psylium (plant fiber, like in Metamucil) is saturated with water, then heated in the microwave.

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The result is a floppy, slimy, slippery blob!

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The second craft was making stamps to adorn “snail mail.”  The foam crushes easily when poked or scraped with the stylus, allowing the creation of fairly detailed stamp patterns.

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The material worked well, even with complicated patterns, such as lettering. (Daddy may have helped with this one.)

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A greeting card was included.  How cute!

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Some of the extras that come in the box.  The yellow guy is gross and sticky — so of the course the kids loved him!  The blue guy has wheels underneath and takes off at a good clip when revved up.  A crossword card is thrown in for good measure.

Surprise ride is always good fun.  It has a good balance of contents, all centered around the monthly theme — it always features two crafts, plus you get a book, snack, and a handful of other fun stuff.  The combination is very engaging and encourages learning more about the featured topic.

Visit Surprise Ride to subscribe or find out more!  Save $5 on your first box with coupon code BESTGIFT5.

The Subscription: Surprise Ride
The Description: SurpriseRide is a theme-based monthly activity subscription box for kids ages 6-11. SupriseRide boxes come with everything you need to do the kid-tested projects, right down to extra paint. SurpriseRides are themed not only by activity, but by the travel experience.
The Price: $29.99 per month
The Coupon: Get $5 off your first box with coupon code BESTGIFT5.

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