Best Subscription Box Gifts for Kids

Yuletide is for everybody to enjoy, but we can’t deny the fact that this festive season is so special for children.

Have you thought of new gift ideas for your kids? Or maybe you’re still trying to look for a totally different present than usual? No need to panic – now that the gift-giving season is just around the corner, we’ll help you pick the best presents for kids!

Fun, practical, and age-appropriate – check out our list of the best subscription box gifts for kids below and then our how-to guide on subscription box gifting!

For more gift ideas, don’t forget to check out the best subscription box gifts for babies and toddlers, and for teens and tweens!


1. Kiwi Crate by KiwiCo

For: Young makers and creators!

Why We Love It: Every Kiwi Crate by KiwiCo box is a new creative adventure with a complete set of materials and detailed, easy-to-follow instructions! Geared for ages 5-8, the projects are always age-appropriate and the outputs are usually ideal as toys or as playtime props.

Gift It: Kiwi Crate has an easy-to-use Gifting Page!

Tip: Gifting to your own kids? It’s less expensive to purchase a regular subscription.

See our past Kiwi Crate Reviews to find out more!

Price: The subscription costs $19.95 per month. Get more savings when you prepay 3,6 or 12 months! Free shipping within the U.S.

Deals:

  • 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. MEL Science Kids

For: Future scientists!

Why We Love It: A next-generation chemistry set, MEL Science Kids aims to captivate the interest of children by demonstrating the real science in all of its beauty and depth. The starter set plus a reagent pack comes free when you register!

Gift It: Send MEL Science as a gift!

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Price: Subscribe to the box for $34.90 each month.

Deal: Get 25% off your first month! Use coupon code HELLO25.


3. We Craft Box

For: Crafty kids!

Why We Love It: We Craft Box comes with a themed story to inspire the children, and 2 to 3 prepared kids crafts with multiple blanks so parents or siblings can craft along. The box provides all materials (with the exception of scissors) so it eliminates stress and prep-work, and enables busy families to have quality time and create memories together!

Gift It: Send a We Craft Box as a gift!

Check out our We Craft Box reviews for details!

Price: Subscribe every month for $29.99.

Deal: Get $5 off on your first box! Use coupon code HELLO5.


4. Koala Crate by KiwiCo

For: Developing preschoolers!

Why We Love It: Every crate includes all the materials and inspiration for projects related to a theme such as colors, transportation, or safari. Crates are designed to give preschoolers exposure to new materials and new concepts that encourage hands-on learning and fun. Koala Crate is designed for children ages 3 to 4 and tested by kids to ensure that they are developmentally appropriate, fun, and universally liked by both boys and girls.

Gift It: Here’s Koala Crate’s easy-to-use Gifting Page!

Tip: Gifting to your own kids? It’s less expensive to purchase a regular subscription.

Read Koala Crate Reviews and check out past box contents!

Price: Each box costs $19.95 per month Or prepay 3,6 or 12 months for big savings! Free shipping within the U.S.

Deals:

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

5. Bitsbox

For: Coding enthusiasts!

Why We Love It:  No coding experience is required! Kids only need to know how to read to be able to code the app projects from BitsBox. They can type the code on the Bitsbox website and when done, they can play and share their games on any smartphone or tablet!

Gift It: One-time Bitsbox gift boxes are available! Send it here!

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Price: Choose your subscription From Basic $29.95 per month, Deluxe $44.95 per month, or opt for the Digital plan for $19.95 per month. They also offer 3,6,12 months prepay plans for more savings!


6. Kidpik

For: Fashionista and stylish kids!

Why We Love It: Kidpik is a fashion subscription box for girls and boys size 4-16. It sends an amazing variety of great quality clothing personalized to a kid’s style preferences! And to top it off, you can keep an absolute pile of clothes for around $100. Free shipping both ways, but with a giant keep the whole box discount more likely than you will only return an item or two straight to charity (if you opt not to keep the entire thing it’s treated as not buying and returned)!

Gift It: Send Kidpik as a gift here!

See all our Kidpik Reviews for more details!

Price: There’s no styling fee, and the entire box is on average $85, each item will cost $12.50 if you decide to keep everything.


7. Bookroo

For: Budding readers!

Why We Love It:  Bookroo box contains books that the children will surely love! There are 3 children’s book clubs for specific age groups: Board Book Club for ages 0-3, Picture Book Club for ages 3-6, and Chapter Book Club for ages 7-10. The retail value of the books you receive will always be above the subscription cost, and the shipping is free!

Gift It: Send a Bookroo gift here!

Check out Bookroo Reviews for the details!

Price: Choose between the two clubs: Board Book Club ( for ages 0-3) and  Picture Book Club (for ages 3-6+) costs $24.94 per month, 3 months prepay -$71.82, 6 months prepay – $137.64 and 12 months prepay- $263.28. Also available for kids ages 7-10-The Chapter Book Club-$29.94 per month, save up to $96 when you prepay 3,6 or 12 months plan.

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


8. Cubscription Box by Build-A-Bear

For: Anyone in need of a cuddly companion!

Why We Love It: A new furry toy is delivered every season (4 times a year)! Each Cubscription Box by Build-A-Bear box contains 6-8 custom-made, exclusive Build-A-Bear items that you can’t get in stores or anywhere else. This includes a new stuffed animal in every box, complete with clothing and accessories for both the kid and their toy.

Gift It: Send Cubscription Box by Build-A-Bear as a gift!

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Price: Ships every quarter for $29.99 per box plus shipping, or pay for 4 boxes upfront for $107.96 ($26.99 per box plus shipping).

Deal: Get a FREE box filled with exclusive birthday Build-A-Bear goodies when you subscribe to an annual plan! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.


9. Raddish Kids

For: Little wannabe chefs!

Why We Love It: Kids may explore their culinary skills through Raddish Kids. It is a monthly subscription that is designed for kids ages 4-14+. Every box comes with 3 recipe guides, a complete grocery list, a fun & child-friendly kitchen tool, table talk cards, and an apron patch!

Gift It: Send a Raddish Kids as a gift.

Visit the Raddish Kids reviews page to see past box contents!

Deals:

  • Get $20 off on a 12 month membership! Use coupon code CHEF20.
  • Get a FREE Apron with 6+ month membership! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.
  • Get $15 off on a 6 month membership! Use coupon code ATHOME.

10. Doodle Crate by KiwiCo

For: Anyone who loves DIY projects!

Why We Love It: Every box includes creative DIY projects, inspiring young makers to learn new crafting skills and express themselves creatively. Doodle Crate is designed for kids ages 9 to 16+ and tested to ensure that the projects are fun and inspiring. This box is also probably the best craft subscription box, even for adults!

Gift It: Here’s Doodle Crate’s easy-to-use Gifting Page!

Tip: Gifting to your own kids? It’s less expensive to purchase a regular subscription.

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

Price: The box costs $19.95 each month. Get savings up to $155.40 when you prepay 3,6 or 12 months! Free shipping within the U.S.

Deals:

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

11. Green Kid Crafts

For: Kids & parents interested in eco-friendly crafts!

Why We Love It: Green Kid Crafts subscription encourages eco-consciousness while providing a full kids craft box experience! It offers hands-on explorations in science, math, technology, engineering, and art that are intended to challenge children from 3-10 years of age. There are 5-8 themed projects in every box with eco-friendly materials!

Gift It: Send a gift box for $24.95 – a 3-month subscription comes in at $19.95 per box. Like Kiwi Crate, you’ll get a better deal if you select a regular subscription.

See all our Green Kid Crafts reviews for more information!

Price: They offer 3 subscription types: Junior Discovery Box for ages 2-4 ($24.95 a month), Discovery Box for ages 5-10+ ($24.95 a month), and the Sibling Box for ages 2-10+ with two sets of each project kit ($44.95 a month).

Deal: Save 50% on your first box! Use coupon code HELLOSUB50.


12. Stitch Fix Kids

For: Kids who love dressing up!

Why We Love It: Subscribing is as simple as creating a child’s style profile! Each Stitch Fix Kids box includes 5 stylist selected clothing pieces, some months with accessories appropriate for the current season. Subscriptions are also available for boys or girls in sizes 2T to 14.

Gift It: Send a Stitch Fix Clothing Gift Card!

Visit the Stitch Fix Reviews page to know more!

Price: Receive 8 to 12 items with retail price ranging from $10 to $35  for a $20. Get 25% off when you decide to keep the whole box!  


13. Tinker Crate by KiwiCo

For: The innovators!

Why We Love It: Hands-on activities make learning extra fun! Every Tinker Crate box includes all the materials and inspiration for a super-cool STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) project. With this, kids can practice their problem-solving skills and learn how to engage in both structured and open-ended exploration and investigation!

Gift It: Send a Tinker Crate gift here!

See Tinker Crate Reviews to find out more!

Price: Get the Tinker Crate for $19.95 each month, or get savings up to $155.40 when you prepay 3,6 or 12 months! Free shipping within the U.S.

Deals:

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

14. Pipsticks

For: Sticker lovers of all ages!

Why We Love It: Who doesn’t love shimmering, colorful, and cute stickers? Pipsticks offers paper goodies, pippy – a zine for sticker and stationery lovers, 15 sheets of best stickers (yes, 15 sheets!), and a holographic pouch that’s reusable! Perfect for stickers and stationery lovers.

Gift It: Send a Kid’s Club Classic as a gift!

Check out our Pipsticks Review to learn more.

Price: Choose to get stickers for adults (Pro Club) or kids (Kids Club). Both clubs come in Classic ($17.95 a month receive 15 sheets) or Petite (7 sheets for $11.95 a month). Shipping is free to the U.S., and can even be shipped worldwide for a fee.

Deal: Save $5 on your subscription! Use coupon code FRIENDSROCK.


15. Disney Movie Club

ForThe ultimate Disney movie fans!

Why We Love It: Disney Movie Club makes it easy to build the ultimate Disney movie library. There’s even a selection of Exclusive Disney DVDs and collectibles only available through the Club!

Gift ItSend a Disney Movie Club membership as a gift!

Visit the Disney Movie Club Reviews page for more information!

Deal: Get 4 Movies For Only $1! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe. Terms & Conditions apply.


16. Atlas Crate by KiwiCo

For: Kids who love exploring the map!

Why We Love It: Atlas Crate is all about geography and culture! The box is ideal for children between ages 6 to 11 years old. It lets kids see and connect with the rest of the world, helping them grow beyond their own experience as they explore the globe.

Gift It: Send a gift using Atlas Crate’s easy-to-use Gifting Page!

Tip: Gifting to your own kids? It’s less expensive to purchase a regular subscription.

Read our Atlas Crate Reviews to learn more!

Price: Subscribe for $19.95 each month.

Deals:

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

17. Sensory TheraPLAY Box

For: Kids with special needs!

Why We Love It: Sensory TheraPLAY box is intended for kids with special needs, like children with autism spectrum and/or children with sensory processing issues. It contains an assortment of sensory toys and items like putty, textured tactile toys/fidgets, craft activities, light-up toys that help them develop their skills. It can also benefit kids with emotional disturbance.

Gift It: Send a Sensory TheraPLAY Box gift here!

Read the Sensory TheraPLAY Box reviews and see past box contents!

Price: Subscription costs $39.95 each month. Discounts are available for longer prepaid plans.

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.

18. KidStir

For: Tiny chefs, of course!

Why We Love It: Kidstir encourages safe, caregiver-guided exploration in the kitchen, as well as healthy eating habits and expanding food repertoires, all while having a ton of fun!

Gift It: Send a Kidstir gift here.

See all our Kidstir reviews to find out more about this box.

Price: Cooking kits mailed each month for $24.99. Sign up for the 12-month plan and receive a free recipe binder on your first month!


19. Girls Can! Crate

For: Kids looking for inspiration!

Why We Love It: Girls Can! Crate features a different heroine! It includes a 20-page activity book telling a heroine’s 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!

Gift It: Using Girls Can! Crate easy to use Gifting Page!

See our past Girls Can! Crate Reviews to find out more!

Price: Themed boxes cost $29.95 each month.

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


20. Little Bookish Wardrobe

For: Little book lovers who love to dress up!

Why We Love It: Little Bookish Wardrobe lets you be the character in your book! Each box includes a book to read, costume and accessories, arts & crafts package and an interactive play card. Help inspire young minds to be creative and imaginative!

Gift It: Send a box as a gift here.

Read Little Bookish Wardrobe reviews for more information.

Price: You can get the Boy or Girl box starting at $32.99, the Sibling box starting at $60, and the Twinning box for Boys or Girls starting at $55.98.

Deal: Get 10% off! Use coupon code HELLOBOOKISH10.


21. Monti Kids

For: Cute & adorable babies and toddlers!

Why We Love It: Monti Kids offers premium Montessori toys, video-based guides, personal support from educators for the unique growth and development of each child. Best for kids ages 0-3 yrs old. Choose the right level for your kid and let them play while learning to help them improve their creativity, concentration, and independence.

Gift It: Send a Monti Kids gift here.

Price: Pay $297 for 3 months and receive everything that your little ones need for rapid cognitive development.

Deal: Save $60 on our first Monti Kids level! Use coupon code HELLOSUB.


22. Little Feminist

For: Kids who love to read!

Why We Love It: Little Feminist offers books showing empathy and equality. Each box contains 1-2 books, hands-on activities, and discussion cards. It also has a parent’s letter which explains why did they choose that book. Each box differs based on your kid’s age.

Gift It: Send a Little Feminist box as a gift.

Check out Little Feminist Reviews online to find out more!

Price: Choose if you want a to subscribe monthly ($23/month), or a pre-paid box for 3 months ($63 – $21/month), 6 months ($120 – $20/month) or 12 months ($228 – $19/month).


23. Little Passports World Edition

For: Kids who want to explore & discover the world – from preschool to early teens!

Why We Love It: Three of Little Passports’ low-key subscriptions are perfectly portable, and engage kids with fun facts and ideas about the United States and the World. Their newest adventure – Science Expeditions – is designed for kids that want to dig deeper into the scientific mysteries of the world!

Gift It: Send a Little Passports World Edition gift here!

Read the and see past box contents!

Price: Billed monthly for $20.95, or prepay 6 Months for $119.70 ( $19.95 per box. Billed every 6 months) or 12 months for $215.40 (17.95 per box.Billed every 12 months). Shipping is Free!

Deal: Get ONE month FREE on any 6+ month subscription! Use coupon code FIRSTMONTH.


24. OwlCrate Jr.

For: Young bookworms!

Why We Love It: OwlCrate Jr. sends a brand new middle-grade novel every month, along with magical goodies that are both fun and educational. It’s the perfect way to introduce Harry Potter to the young ones as the subscription frequently includes Harry Potter-related items. Recommended for ages 8-12.

Gift It: Send Owl Crate Jr. as a gift!

Check out all the Owl Crate Jr. Reviews for more information!

Price: The subscription costs $27.99 per month plus shipping fee.

Deal: Save 15% off your first subscription! Use coupon code HELLO15.


25. KidArtLit

For: Artistic and bookish kids!

Why We Love It: It’s a family bonding box where the art kit meets storytime and helps the whole family to connect deeply through art and reading. Each KidArtLit box contains an open-ended art project, complete with all the supplies, a hardback picture book, a Ready-Set-Go pack that you can work on as soon as your box arrives, and an inspiring mini-magazine.

Gift It: Send a KidArtLit gift here!

Check out KidArtLit Reviews for more details!

Price: Get an art project, a picture book, a Ready-Set-Go Pack, and a mini-magazine when you subscribe for $46.99 per month.

Deals:

  • Take $15 off your three, six and twelve-month subscription. Use coupon code HOMESCHOOL18.
  • Get 10% off your first month and all gift orders. Use coupon code HELLOSUBS.

26. Toddler Play Kits by Lovevery

For: Adorable and curious toddlers!

Why We Love It: Enhance our kids’ creative minds by subscribing to Toddler Play Kits by Lovevery. Every toy is made from sustainably sourced woods and 100% organic cotton. Choose a play kit based on your child’s age (from months 13-36). Each box is filled with brain development toys, a book, and a play guide!

Gift It: Send a Toddler Play Kits by Lovevery as a gift here.

Deal: Get 10% off on 3+ month prepaid plans! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.


27. Disney+

For: Every cinephile out there!

Why We Love It: Get ready for a night of movie/series marathon with Disney+. They have every movie and series ranging from our fave Disney to Marvel, Pixar, National Geographic, and more! Each Disney+ account can stream to 4 devices simultaneously and can create seven user profiles!

Gift It: Gift a Disney+ subscription here.

Deal: Get Disney+ bundled with ESPN+ and Hulu for just $12.99 per month! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.


28. Brick Loot

For: Young and creative builders!

Why We Love It: Brick Loot offers LEGO and brick related items. Each box has a monthly theme and it contains building kits by famous LEGO designers. It includes 4-8 items that are handpicked by their Lego loving team! Build mini-figures and add them to your collection.

Gift It: Send a Brick Loot as a gift.

See all our Brick Loot reviews to find out more about this box.

Deal: Get 15% off on your subscription! Use coupon code Hello15.


In case you need more gift ideas, make sure to check out our Holiday Subscription Box Gift Guide!

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