Best Subscription Box Gift Ideas for Teens & Tweens

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Teens have different tastes and interests, but we think there’s something many of them would love to receive: awesome subscription box gifts filled with high-quality, totally cool, and fun items!

From makeup kits to bookish pieces to totally geeky stuff, you can count on these subscriptions for the best gift items your teens will love.

1. Maker Crate by KiwiCo

For: The creative ones!

Why We Love It: Maker Crate introduces new art and design tools and inspires creative confidence in teens and tweens! Each crate is designed to include a chance to experiment with a new technique. They provide all the supplies for the project, along with easy-to-follow video instructions and design inspiration. After every project, your teen or tween can take pride in a finished project that’s both fun and functional. Sample projects include macrame planters, punch-needle pillow, terrazzo clay organizers, and more!

Gift It: Send Maker Crate as a gift!

Price: Subscription costs $29.95 every month + free shipping to the US.


  • Save 40% on your first month! Use this link to get the deal.
  • Save 10% off on Kiwico shop purchases! Use coupon code HAPPY10.

2. Universal Yums

For: Gourmand teens!

Why We Love It: Universal Yums offers a monthly subscription of snacks from different countries around the world each month. You can travel, learn local recipes and cultural facts at the comfort of your home. Each box highlights a specific country.

Gift It: Send a Universal Yum as a gift here.

See our Universal Yum reviews to find out more about this box.

Price: Choose from the three available box sizes: Yum Box – 6+ snacks plus a 12-page booklet for $14 a month, Yum Yum – 12+ snacks plus a 16-page booklet and other bonus content for $25 a month, and Super Yum Box – 20+ snacks plus a 20-page booklet and other bonus content for $39 a 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.

3. Tinker Crate by KiwiCo

For: The innovator!

Why We Love It: Tinker Crate is all about hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) projects! All the materials you need to build a creative and innovative project will be provided, along with a blueprint that has detailed step-by-step instructions. Also included in every crate is the Tinker Zine, for additional science content and activities. For online learning, subscribers will get access to online tutorials and tips and tricks. Sample crates include Automatons, Hydraulic Claw, and Walking Robot!

Gift It: Send a Tinker Crate gift here!

See all our Tinker Crate Reviews to find out more!

Price: Get the box for$19.95 per month, or save up to $155.40 when you prepay for longer plans!


  • Save 40% on your first month! Use this link to get the deal.
  • Save 10% off on Kiwico shop purchases! Use coupon code HAPPY10.

4. Pusheen Box

For: The Pusheen lovers!

Why We Love It: Who can resist Pusheen’s cuteness? The Pusheen Box is overflowing with Pusheen-themed merchandise, from clothing and accessories to electronics and toys. Most of the goodies are exclusive to the box and can’t be found anywhere else. Sometimes, they even send rare first-edition items before they are released in stores! Also, the promised total retail value for each box is over $100!

Gift It: Send a Pusheen Box as a gift!

Visit the Pusheen Box Reviews page to see past box contents!

Price: A box costs $43.95 every quarter.

5. Say it with a Sock

For: Anyone who loves quirky socks!

Why We Love It: Say It With a Sock sends brand name socks featuring cute and colorful designs! It’s an ideal subscription for teens and tweens who like pairing unique socks with their favorite footwear. There’s a style quiz to help personalize the subscription, and the recipient will also get a note along with their new warm fuzzies.

Gift It: Send a Say It With A Sock gift here!

Check out our Say It With A Sock Reviews for more information!

Price: The box costs $12.99 per month, 6 Month Prepaid $72.00 (Save $6) and 12 Month Prepaid $144.00 (Save $24)


  • Get your first month for $9.99! Use coupon code WELCOMETOTHECLUB.
  • Save 15% on your first order. Use coupon code Socks15.

6. MEL Chemistry by MEL Science

For: Science geeks!

Why We Love It: MEL Chemistry by MEL Science sends interactive hands-on chemistry sets for ages 9-14. Every box includes two chemistry sets that contain one, two, or three experiments about the set topic. The sets contain everything you will need to perform each experiment: reagents, additional equipment, detailed step-by-step instructions, and links to the video instructions. Subscribers will also get access to a mobile app that works as a virtual 3D microscope to better visualize what happens in each experiment, at a molecular level.

Gift It: Send a MEL Chemistry box as a gift!

Read our MEL Chemistry Reviews for more details!

Price: Subscribe to the box for $34.90 each month and receive 2-3 science experiment materials.


  • Get THREE months FREE with an annual plan, 1 Month FREE with a 9 month plan. Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe. Prepaid subscriptions only, see site for details!
  • 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.

7. stickii

For: Planner junkies and scrapbookers!

Why We Love It: stickii sends the cutest stickers from all over the world! Aside from sticker sheets and sticker flakes, they also send a few extra stationery items, like notepads or custom-shaped paperclips. Currently, there are 3 subscription choices: Cute, Retro, and Pop. You can even change your order every month if you like, just make sure you do it by the cutoff date!

Gift It: Send a stickii gift here!

Read stickii Reviews to learn more!

Price: The subscription costs $10 a month.  Shipping is $1 to the US, $1.75 to Canada, and $2.50 international.

8. Culture Carton

For: The young and promising young gentleman!

Why We Love It: Culture Carton delivers a selection of lifestyle items for men that even young gentlemen can benefit from! Each box is all about self-improvement, may it be in the area of health, style, or career. They also offer books that enrich the mind! There are 3 box options available: Culture Carton Standard which includes men’s lifestyle items + a book, Culture Carton Essential with lifestyle items only, and Book Club which one book only.

Gift It: Send a Culture Carton box as a gift!

Check out our Culture Carton Reviews for more details!

Price: Receive one book every month plus 3-5 lifetime items when you subscribe monthly for $45 a month!

Deal: Get 10% off your monthly subscription! Use coupon code HELLOSUB.

9. Paletteful Packs

For: Creative teens and young artists!

Why We Love It: Paletteful Packs delivers the finest art supplies at your doorstep. This subscription box includes a thematic collection of art and art supplies that helps your imagination flow freely. Pick your art box: Young Artist Paletteful Pack, Premier Paletteful Pack, Paletteful Petite Pack.

Gift It: Give Paletteful Packs as a gift here

Read our Paletteful Packs reviews for more information!

Price: Choose from 3 monthly subscription options: Premier Pack- $35.95 (5+ artist quality supplies per box), Petite Pack- $24.95 (4+ artist quality supplies per box) and Young Artist $31.95 (for Ages 8 and up, 4+ items per box)

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

10. Quirky Crate

For: The not-so-basic girl!

Why We Love It: Catering to those with eccentric tastes, Quirky Crate usually includes accessories, stationery, stickers, and bags every month. Each box includes at least 7-10 quirky items and they keep it more exciting by sending collectible enamel pins in every box, an item from a featured indie artist, and a fun pair of socks. They promise a total retail value of $70+ each month!

Gift It: Send a Quirky Crate gift here!

Visit the Quirky Crate Reviews page to see past box contents!

Price: Get the box for $36.59 per month.

11. Loot Crate

For: Budding gamers!

Why We Love It: Teen gamers and geeks will feel like they’re in a game or in some series because of Loot Crate! Subscribers will receive themed boxes that include awesome geeky stuff like figures, pins, stickers, gift cards, and more. Many of the items are also exclusive to the subscription, worthy of adding to anyone’s collection!

Gift It: Send Loot Crate as a gift!

See our Loot Crate Reviews to learn more!

Price: 1 month $29.99 (shipping included), 3 months $89.97 (shipping included, 6 months $179.94 (with free gift and shipping is included) and 12 months $359.88 (with free gift and shipping is included)

Deal: Save 15% on any subscription plan. Use coupon code HELLOSUBSCRIPTION15.

12. STRONG Selfie

For: Every girl who deserves to feel like her confident strong self(ie)!

Why We Love It: STRONG self(ie) sends boxes with empowering messages for young girls! Shipping quarterly, there are two boxes to choose from: the BLOOM(box) for girls ages 8-12 and the BURST(box) for girls ages 13-17. Each box includes self-care items, skincare goodies, yummy snacks, and other useful items with a purpose!

Gift It: Send a STRONG self(ie) gift here!

Check out our STRONG self(ie) Reviews for the details!

Price: The subscription is $56 per quarter. Sign up for an annual subscription and get it for $54 a box!

Deal: Get 20% off your first box in a membership! Use coupon code Hello20.

13. World's Finest: The Collection

For: The teen DC fan!

Why We Love It: Fans and merch collectors would love World’s Finest: The Collection, a quarterly subscription especially made for DC Comics. Expect 8-10 exclusive items in every box, including apparel, accessories, homewares, and a unique vinyl figure, with a promised retail value of over $120!

Gift It: Send a World’s Finest: The Collection box as a gift!

Visit the World’s Finest: The Collection Reviews page to see past box contents!

Price: The subscription costs $48.99 quarterly+ shipping fee

14. CampusCube Girls

For: The hardworking student!

Why We Love It: CampusCube makes school life a little less stressful by sending healthy, delicious, fun, and useful items for students. They send up to 10 boxes throughout the school year, depending on which plan you choose. You can also send a one-time box for any occasion!

Gift It: Send a CampusCube gift here!

Read the CampusCube Reviews for more information!

Price: Get the box for $39.95 plus shipping (get free shipping if you order 6 or more boxes).

Deal: Take $5 off your box! Use coupon code HS5.

15. Eureka Crate by KiwiCo

For: Kids and kids at heart who love Science!

Why We Love It: Each box from Eureka Crate teaches you 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! They provide detailed step-by-step instructions, the materials you need to complete the project, plus a Maker’s Guide that explains all the design, process, and engineering behind the design.

Gift It: Send a Eureka Crate as a gift!

See our Eureka Crate Reviews to learn more!

Price: Subscribe monthly for $29.95 + FREE SHIP. Subscribe to longer plans and get savings up to $179.40!


  • Save 40% on your first month! Use this link to get the deal.
  • Save 10% off on Kiwico shop purchases! Use coupon code HAPPY10.


For: Teens who are obsessed with makeup – especially eyeshadow palettes!

Why We Love It: BOXYCHARM’s value is amazing for the small price! This makeup and beauty subscription box sends out 4-5 deluxe and full-size samples from well-known, popular, chic and up-and-coming brands each month. They send teen-friendly palettes & makeup tools every now and then, as well as a variety of nail care, skin care, hair care, fragrance, and more!

Gift It: Send a BOXYCHARM gift here!

Check out our BOXYCHARM Reviews for more details!

Price: The BoxyCharm subscription is $25.00 per month. They also offer a  3, 6, and 12-month prepaid options for more savings!


  • Get one month FREE when you sign up for a 12-month BoxyCharm subscription! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.
  • Get a FREE Gift with Boxycharm - enter code on site! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.

17. OwlCrate

For: Book and merch collectors!

Why We Love It: Owl Crate gets teens ridiculously excited about reading by pairing a new Young Adult book along with 3-5 bookish goodies and treats related to the current theme. That basically means thatOwlCrate makes reading cool again! Every box also contains exclusive content from authors and publishing houses that you can’t find anywhere else!

Gift It: Choose a gift subscription right at checkout, with small discounts for 3 and 6-month plans.

Visit the Owl Crate Reviews page to see past box contents!

Price: Receive a box for $29.99 a month.

Deal: Get 15% off your first box! Use coupon code HELLO15.

18. J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World

For: Anyone obsessed with Harry Potter!

Why We Love It: J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World box is the only official Harry Potter subscription box! Also, it’s got JK Rowling’s stamp of approval! Each box includes 5-7 unique and officially licensed Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts merchandise, so there’s no need to go to Diagon Alley.

Gift It: Send a J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World box as a gift!

Read our J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World Reviews for more details!

Price:  Receive 5-7 unique officially licensed Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts merchandise $39.99 every other month!

Deal: Save 15% on your subscription! Use coupon code .

19. Fashion Angels Find Your Wings Subscription Box

For: The trendy one!

Why We Love It: Fashion Angels Find your Wings curates boxes especially for tweens! Each monthly box contains 10-12 items that include craft activities, bath, beauty, and on-trend fashion accessories. The promised retail value is over $70! This is the perfect gift for tweens who love fun, fashion, and crafting!

Gift It: Send a Fashion Angels Find Your Wings box as a gift!

Check out our Fashion Angels Find Your Wings Reviews for more information!

Price: Subscribe and receive 10-12 items (value of over $70) every month for $30!

Deal: Get 10% off your first order! Use coupon code HELLO10.

20. Hello Kitty and Friends

For: Anyone who likes adorable licensed characters like Hello Kitty!

Why We Love It: Hello Kitty and Friends is a subscription box from Loot Crate. Receive officially licensed collectibles, apparels, kawaii figures, and more that you can’t find elsewhere! Each box has a different theme complete with all the Sanrio characters that we love!

Gift It: Send Hello Kitty and Friends as a gift here! How many gifts could a gudetama gift if a gudetama could gift gifts? He’s too lazy.

See all our Hello Kitty and Friends Reviews to find out more about this box.

Price: Receive exclusive collectibles, apparel, accessories & more every other month for $39.99USD + shipping. Get savings when you prepay for 3 Crates  $128.97 ($37.99 per crate) and 6 Crates for $245.94 ($35.99 per crate).

Deal: Save 15% on your subscription! Use coupon code HELLOSUBSCRIPTION15.

21. MEL Physics by MEL Science

For: The young physicist!

Why We Love It: Perform up to three experiments a month. MEL Physics by MEL Science offers a completely safe and fun activity that involves the study of force, energy, and mass! Each box helps every kid improve their academic performance.

Gift It: Send a MEL Physics as a gift.

Price: Get a subscription for $34.90 per month + FREE Shipping.

22. The Bikini Bottom Box

For: Underwater Adventurer!

Why We Love It: Spongebob Squarepants is one of the most known characters on Nickelodeon. Satisfy the fan in you and discover exclusive merchandise in every shipment of The Bikini Bottom Box. It comes with 6-8 items like apparel, accessories, collectibles, decor, and more! Spongebob who lives in a pineapple under the sea will wait for you!

Gift It: Give The Bikini Bottom Box as a gift.

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