2020’s Best Subscription Boxes for Homeschoolers

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Homeschooling can be challenging sometimes, but it doesn’t have to stay dull and boring. Have your kids look forward to every study session by getting them these educational, yet super fun subscription boxes. Check out our list of the best subscription boxes for homeschoolers below and find even more educational subscription boxes for kids in our subscription box directory!

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1. Amazon STEM Toy Club

What we love: The Amazon Stem Toy Club delivers handpicked toys that encourage learning through play. Expect high-quality and age-appropriate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) toys with different themes each month. There are three age ranges available for this box: 3-4 year old, 5-7 year old, and 8-13 year old.

Check out our Amazon Stem Toy Club Reviews to find out more about this subscription!


2. Atlas Crate by KiwiCo

What we love: The journey begins with your first crate, where you’ll meet travel buddies Anya and Milo. Explore your world map and master basic navigational skills. Build a real spinning globe! Collect Atlas cards to make your own travel book, filled with fascinating facts and photos.

Price: $20 per month

Deal: Save 40% on your first month! Use this link to get the deal.


3. Doodle Crate by KiwiCo

What we love: Doodle Crate is a member of the KiwiCo family geared toward kids 9+. It inspires young makers to learn new skills and gain creative confidence through craft and art projects by teaching them basic and intermediate techniques of a new artistic medium each month. The sky is the limit, and crafts made from the same kit can be kept simple, or they can be made as intricate as the artist desires.

Visit our Doodle Crate reviews to find out more.

Deal: Save 40% on your first month! Use this link to get the deal.


4. Tinker Crate by KiwiCo

What we love: Develop and enrich your kid’s creative problem-solving skills! Every box of Tinker Crate includes STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) projects specially designed for kids ages 9-16. Monthly boxes also include Tinker Zine, a reading material with fun science information and extension projects.

See all our Tinker Crate Reviews and check out past STEM projects.

Price: $20 per month

Deal: Save 40% on your first month! Use this link to get the deal.


5. Groovy Lab In a Box

What we love: Hands-on experiments at home? Why not! Indulge your little engineer, scientist or mathematician with fun science projects through Groovy Lab. It’s a subscription filled with hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) experiments for ages 8+.

Read our Groovy Lab in a Box reviews to find out more about this monthly subscription.

Price: $29.95 per month. Free shipping to the US, varies shipping to Canada.

Deal: Annual subscriptions equal four months free boxes! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.


6. Spangler Science Club

What we love: Spangler Science Club is the easiest way for your homeschooled kid to experience the wonders of science in the comforts of your own home. Each package contains hands-on experiments and activities designed to make kids more excited about learning science!

Visit our Spangler Science Club reviews to find out what activities we’ve done in the past.

Price: $29.99 per month. Free shipping to the US, $16 International.

Deals:

  • Take 40% off your first STEM Deluxe box for 3 month or 12 month subscription. Use coupon code SPANGLER16AF.
  • Save 20% on your first STEMlab kit! Use coupon code SIGNSAVE20. Not valid on deluxe box.

7. Art History Kids

What we love: The Studio is Art History Kids monthly membership that introduces you and your kids to a new (super fun and engaging) art history topic each month, and invites kids to explore their own creativity through curiosity-based conversation and open-ended hands-on activities!

Price: $23 per month


8. MEL Science

What we love: Kids as young as 6 years old can already start learning how to code! BitsBox is a monthly subscription for techie wannabes, providing a fun way of coding and making apps. It also lets kids enjoy the world of coding through a very informative booklet, trading cards, temporary tattoos, stickers, and a lot more.

Price: $34.90 per month

Deals:

  • Get 25% off your first month! Use coupon code HELLO25.
  • Get FREE Starter Kit and VR headset when you subscribe! Use this link to get the deal.

9. Bookroo Chapter Books

What we love: Bookroo Chapter Books is a monthly book subscription for kids age 7-10! With this subscription, you’ll receive two gift-wrapped chapter books (one hidden gem and one admired favorite) sent every other month to help your child build their library, discover new books, and fall in love with reading.

Check out all our reviews on Bookroo Chapter Books.

Deal: Get 15% off on any subscription! Use coupon code HELLOBOOKROO. Gift Subscription not included. Cannot be combined with any other offers.


10. Bitsbox

What we love: Kids as young as 6 years old can already start learning how to code! BitsBox is a monthly subscription for techie wannabes, providing a fun way of coding and making apps. It also lets kids enjoy the world of coding through a very informative booklet, trading cards, temporary tattoos, stickers, and a lot more.

Read our Bits Box reviews to see the apps and skills we’ve tried!


11. Creation Crate

What we love: Creation Crate is tech education in a box! Monthly boxes contain electronic projects with complete materials and easy-to-follow instructions, ideal even for those who have zero experience in building electronics. Projects range from games and music to displays, sensors, and more.

See our Creation Crate reviews to find out more about this subscription box.

Deal: Save 10% on your first box! Use coupon code HELLO10.


12. Around the World Stories

What we love: Around the World Stories has audio stories that will draw young listeners, ages 5-12, into the fun adventures of children from other cultures and countries, bringing to life how they live, play, eat, think and learn. Each 30-minute story comes with a parent guide including discussion points, background information and activities to make the story a truly memorable and educational experience.


13. Magic School Bus

What we love: Magic School Bus lets kids go on a field trip even without leaving home! This subscription, based on the TV show of the same name, has a total of 12 kits which will be delivered to your doorstep one at a time. Boxes contain exciting & thrilling science experiments ideal for ages 5 to 12.


14. Little Passports World Edition

What we love: Little Passports World Edition is a monthly kids’ educational subscription box with fun activities about the different countries in the world. This box is designed for children 6-10. Your child will learn about the geography and culture of the world with a monthly delivery of around the world adventures.

Read our Little Passports World Edition Reviews.

Deal: Save $15 on annual subscriptions! Use coupon code WELCOME15.


15. Little Passports USA Edition

What we love: Little Passports (USA Edition) is a kids’ educational subscription with crafts and fun activities about the fifty states. This box is designed for children 7-10, but any bright kid 5+ would like it. Your kids will learn about the geography and culture of the United States with the USA Edition.

See our Little Passports USA Reviews.

Deal: Save $15 on annual subscriptions! Use coupon code WELCOME15.


16. Little Passports Science Expeditions

What we love: Little Passports Science Expeditions is a monthly subscription science kit packed full of science experiments related to themes like rockets, forensic science, vision, caves and crystals, northern lights and magnetism, hydrology, and more! Science Expeditions lets kids solve real-life scientific mysteries every month through science experiments, hands-on STEM activities and more! Every box includes a 16 page comic with scientific mysteries to solve and fun activities, 8-page experiment guides, hands-on experiment guides, and achievement badges for your lab notebook! This subscription is intended for children ages 9 and older.

See our Little Passports Science Expeditions reviews to find out more about this subscription box.


17. History UnBoxed

What we love: Learning history has never been this fun! History Unboxed is a monthly subscription that sends materials to help kids aged 5 to 15 learn more about ancient civilizations and other historic events. Items might include recipes, crafts, and art materials.

Take a look at our History Unboxed reviews to see more about our past projects.


18. Genius Box

What we love: Genius Box is a STEM-focused activity and education subscription box for children ages 8-11.  Each month, your child will receive a box containing 3+ STEM activities that she can do by herself.  Each month’s box has a different theme; previous themes have included sound, magnets, and circuits.  The April box’s theme is “Be Green.”

Check out our Genius Box Reviews.


19. Owl Crate Jr.

What we love: OwlCrate Jr is a monthly magical book box for young readers ages 8-12.  Boxes will contain a brand new middle-grade novel, along with magical goodies that are both fun and educational.

Know more about from our OwlCrate Jr. Reviews.

Deal: Receive 10% off your first box. Use coupon code JRCRATEJOY.


20. Little Thinker Box

What we love: If your kid is about to start preschool or kindergarten, Little Thinker Box would be an ideal subscription! Each box comes with materials focused on Math, Science, and Reading. Items might also include games, crafts, experiments, and book/magazine.

Read all our Little Thinker Box reviews to see all the themed activities we’ve completed!


21. Ivy Kids

What we love: Create more bonding time between you and your young ones through Ivy Kids, a subscription that delivers monthly activities focusing on Literacy, Science, and Math. Box contents are designed to make sure that parents and kids will have quality time together. Ideal for kids ages 3 to 8 years old.

You can read our past Ivy Kids reviews to find out what activities we’ve done in the past months.

Deal: Get 20% off first box! Use coupon code IVY20. Valid for new members only.


22. Sparketh

What we love: Learning art with Sparketh is fun and effective. Gain unlimited access to a library of 500+ bite-sized video lessons taught by talented mentors. With new courses added to the library weekly, you will never run out of new things to learn. Spark your creativity.


23. Eureka Crate by KiwiCo

What we love: Eureka Crateis a monthly STEM and maker subscription box that teaches kids and adults how to apply principles of science and math to make awesome things you will love to use every day – from an articulated desk lamp to an electric pencil sharpener to a wooden ukulele.  Every Eureka Crate includes an engineering project, detailed step-by-step instructions, everything you need to complete the project, a Maker’s Guide that explains all the design, process, and engineering behind the design, plus a design challenge to take your project knowledge to the next level!

Check out our Eureka Crate Reviews to find out more.

Price: $29.95 per month

Deal: Save 40% on your first month! Use this link to get the deal.


24. Jam

What we love: Each course contains a video library produced by mentors demonstrating techniques, pro secrets and challenges. Projects can be completed in any order and at any pace. Keeping momentum is the priority, even if it’s slow and steady.


25. Masterpiece Society

What we love: Masterpiece Society teaches kids and teens a quality art education (both in technique and appreciation) with art courses and art appreciation curriculum that work for multiple ages and are FUN for the entire family!


26. You ARE an Artist

What we love: You ARE an Artist by Chalk Pastel is a Hodgepodge of topics from seasonal tutorials to sharks to American landmarks and the far reaches of space! Now, we even have video art courses. We think you will find that You ARE an artist with our art curriculum for all ages.


27. Kids BookCase Club

What we love: BookCase.Club now has a subscription for children of all ages – the Kids BookCase Club! You’ll get a monthly shipment of handpicked books that you and your kids will surely love. Each BCCKids case comes with three handpicked children’s books, chosen to ignite the imagination and inspire creativity.

Check out our review on Kids BookCase Club!

Deals:

  • Save 50% on your first month! Use coupon code HELLOSUB501M.
  • Get 10% off your entire order! Use coupon code HELLOSUB10.

28. Girls Can! Crate

What we love: Each month, introduce girls ages 5-10 to a fearless female role model. Each crate includes a 20-page activity book telling her story and is packed with games and experiments, 2-3 hands-on science, engineering, and art activities related to her field, a collectible button, monthly tips and strategies for parents raising fearless girls, and more!

Check out our reviews on Girls Can! Crate Reviews.

Price: $29.95 per month

Deal: Get 15% off your first crate in any subscription. Use coupon code HELLO15.


29. CuriosityStream

What we love CuriosityStream is the award-winning streaming destination where viewers can journey through our world and beyond with over 2,000 documentary features and series. Whether you want to explore Mars or travel back to ancient civilizations, CuriosityStream adds new binge-worthy films and series each week, empowering you to dive deep into your favorite subjects and explore new territory sure to entertain, enlighten and inspire.

Price: $2.99 per month


30. KidStir

What you get: Eating is fun but sometimes, joy can also be found in how you prepare and cook your food! KidStir helps the kids learn age-appropriate cooking techniques with each box. It includes 3 recipes and accessories, which are 2 kid-sized tools and a special extra. If you go for the 12-month plan, they will send a recipe binder where you can keep all the recipes!

Read the KidStir Reviews for more information!

Price: $15.95 per month


31. Universal Yums

What you get: Each box from Universal Yums means a new adventure and a fun ride around the globe! The products selected are delicious, unique, and often extremely difficult (or even impossible) to find in the United States! Each box also comes with an interactive guidebook to steer your adventure – including trivia, games, recipes, culture, and more. There are 3 sizes of the boxes which are the Yum, the Yum Yum, and the Super Yum box, just choose which fits you best!

Read the Universal Yums Reviews to know more!

Price: $14.00 per month

Deal: Get $5 off your first month when you sign up for a Super Yum Box subscription! Use this link to get the deal.


32. Sensory TheraPLAY Box

What you get: For young kids aged 4-9, this box delivers sensory toys curated by a pediatric occupational therapist. The box is actually suited for autistic children, those with sensory processing disorders, and those who suffer from ADHD, anxiety, and behavioral issues. The box sends out fun toys, so any kid will actually love this, although there are items that are sensory-specific!

Learn more by visiting the Sensory TheraPLAY Box reviews page!

Price: $39.95 per month

Deals:

  • Get 10% off your first box when signing up for the month to month plan. Use coupon code WELCOME.
  • Get 10% off your first box! Use coupon code WELCOME.

Looking for more subscriptions for Homeschoolers? See the entire list for subscription boxes!

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