170+ Subscription Boxes for Kids and Families: Gifts That Keep on Giving
It's always great to have something to look forward to, and kids love getting mail! That's what makes the current trend in gift box subscriptions such an excellent fit for the holidays and year-round. Send thoughtful choices to the ones you love near and far, and plan some excellent expected surprises for your own family in the months to come. KidsOutAndAbout has put together of some of our favorite choices with a range for all different ages and interests. There's absolutely a gift subscription that's perfect for every person. Knock out that shopping list in record time, and send love and care to all of your most special people this season.
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Gourmet Food and Snacks
It's great to have something to look forward to... so why not let it be delicious food?! We have food and snacks subscription boxes of many sizes, shapes, and tastes. Send to family and friends... and your own family too!
Featuring options from retailers like Universal Yums, Try The World, Murray's Cheese of the Month Club, Goldbelly, Candy Club, Love with Food, Marshmallow of the Month Club, and HealthyMe Living.
Cooking in (or out of) a Box
Cooking with kids can be made easier if it all comes in a box: Less fuss, less mess, more satisfaction, and everyone tries something new! There's a cooking gift subscription that's perfect for every family, and it makes a thoughtful gift that keeps on giving all year round! Our list includes some of the coolest suppliers in the biz: Raddish Kids Club, Baktivity, Goddess Food Factory, Harlowe's Harvest, Little Sous, eat2explore, Pampered Chef TasteBuds of the Month, Piquant Post, Raw spice bar, and Moink.
Play to Learn
Open a box and PLAY! (And while you're at it, LEARN!) Subscription boxes can put the discovery and wonder into play every time you receive one in the mail... it's the holidays over and over again!
Inspiring ideas from: Lovery, Montikids, Curiosity Box, Sago Mini Box, Little Passports, Fat Brain Toys Surprise Ride kit, Club Eimmie, Groovy Lab in a Box, Green Kid Crafts, Bitsbox, Brick Loot, MEL Science, THiNK Outside, Brown Toy Box, Because of Them We Can, Black Girl MATHgic, Girls Can! Crate, Wonder Crate, Innovation Exploration Kits, Little Justice Leaders.
Kids' Maker Kits and Crafts
When kids make stuff they can really use, their confidence grows! Check out these great gifts from places like Kids Made Modern, Annie’s Creative Girls Club, Kiwi Crate, Young Woodworkers Kit Club, Pipsticks, We Craft Box, and Westchester Children's Museum STEAM.
Crafts for Teens and Adults
Crafting is such fun! It's creative, sometimes it's problem-solving, it's a relaxing stress-reliever, and if you're lucky, you end up with a cool end-product. But gathering materials and executing your crafty plan can be challenge. Overcome those challenges with ready-made kits that lets you and your favorite makers enjoy the best parts of crafting.
KnitCrate, Stickii Club, Pop Shop America Craft In Style Box, Pop Shop America Adult Monthly Coloring Subscription, The Crafter’s Box:, Homemade Luxe, Creation Crate, Studio Calico, Hip Kit Club, and Adults & Crafts.
Nurturing plants is good for the soul. Maybe you want to teach your kids about science and nature, or maybe you'd like a little treat for yourself. If you have a black thumb, a plant subscription gives you the opportunity to start fresh each month, and as your skill grows, so wil your collection! Check out options from Succulent Studio, The Bouqs Co, House Plant Box, The Sill, My Garden Club, and The Succulents Box.
Whether you're looking for an easy and fun game night with the kids, a longterm brain-teasing mystery, or a grown-up alternative for movie night after the kiddos are in bed, there's a huge variety of game subscriptions available.
Featuring brands like Hunt a Killer, Finders Seekers, Unbox Boardom, Awesome Pack, Escape the Crate, Finders Seekers, Mail Order Mystery, and Sleuth King.
You can never have enough to read! These boxes cover a huge variety of options including board books for babies, curated new releases or thematic collections, collectible comics, and books for adults and young adults.
Here are subscription book accounts from folks like Bookroo, Elephant Books, Storybox, Lillypost, Little Feminist, Just Like Me! Book Box, My First Reading Club, Jambo Book Club, WAM! Book Bundle, Ranger Rick ZooBooks, Music Library Box, Literati, Unplugged Book Box, Owl Crate, Book of the Month, Call Number, Just the Right Book, Atomic Empire, The Comic Garage, Multiverse Comic Box, Comix Experience, and If Not You, Then Who?
Sports & Fitness
Keep kids active not once but many times throughout the year with a sports, exercise, or adventure-themed subscription box!
Check out options from Volleyballa, Sports Box Co, Runnerbox and Riderbox (aimed for adults), Gainz, Barbella, Champ Chest, Dancio, and more!
Health & Beauty
You're gorgeous inside and out. These subscriptions offer personal care and beauty items to make the recipient feel nurtured and special.
Have fun through the year experimenting with options from Allure Beauty Box, Scent Bird, Ipsy, BirchBox, Mintd Box, Tribe Beauty Box, Nourish Beauty Box, Cocotique, Scent Icon:, The Beem Box, Black Girl Magic Box, The Mental Wealth Box, Glitz Glam Box, Skylar Scent Club, Facetory, You Matter, Yogi Surprise, Skylar Scent Club, and Walmart Beauty Box.
If you've ever had a toddler or two in a fitting room with you, you know that clothes shopping can be extraordinarily challenging. Subscriptions can offer a reliable way to keep your closet up-to-date, help you focus on the types and styles of clothes that you want, or just offer up a fun occasional sartorial surprise. We've collected subscriptions geared for kids and adults.
Explore subscription options from KidPik, The Collective Child, Dopple, Stitch Fix, Panda Pals or Sock Panda, Say it With a Sock, Sock of the Month Club from BambooMN, Sprezza Box, Dia & Co, Fabkids, Surprisly, Rockets of Awesome, Enjoy Leggings, and Yoga Club.
Want a mix of a little bit of everything? These subscriptions all offer a variety of curated items based on different themes.
On the Go Mom Box, FabFitFun, Girl Gang Strong, Ecocentric Mom, Brown Sugar Box, iBbeautiful, Strong Selfie, Quirky Crate, Campus Cube, Boti Box, Silk + Sonder, CLOTH & PAPER, and Work • Space • Spark.
Whether you're looking for amazing bargains on high-quality accessories or a constant renewal of cheap-and-cute earrings because you're always losing them, there are great jewelry subscriptions out there.
Pura Vida (Bracelet or Jewelry Club), Penny + Grace, Rocksbox, Earfleek, and more.
Being a kid (or parent) is thirsty business and there's almost nothing worse than not having anything "good" to drink in the house. Whether you need a little caffeine to keep you going, a smoothie to get the kids going, or maybe a little wine to congratulate yourself for a job well done - we've got you covered. Check out these options from: Sipsby, Atlas Coffee Club, Winc, Simplicity Teas, Bean Box, Plink!, Tavernier Drinking Chocolate, Smoothy Box, Pikes Peak Lemonade.
For Pets and Their Humans
Kids and Pets go together like mac & cheese and these gift boxes will be a hit with everybody in your family. They'll encourage playfulness, care, responsibility, creativity and lots and lots of laughter. Check out a few of our favorites: Barkbox, Bullymake, Pupbox, Poochperks, KitNipBox, Meowbox, Cat Lady Box.
Magazines for Kids
Give kids the world at their fingertips with the analog joy of a magazine subscription. Whether their interests lie in the great outdoors, sports, science, or the arts there is a magazine for everyone. The best part? their curiosity will be sparked each and every month. Check out some of our favorite options: National Geographic Kids, Ranger Rick, Sports Illustrated Kids, Cricket, Owl Kids, OYLA, Stone Soup, Kazoo, and ChopChop.
Coaching and Mentoring
A unique gift for a young person: remote coaching and mentoring! These days, everyone can use a little extra encouragement and guidance: Kids and teens often find it easier to connect with someone who has "been there"... and who is not their parents. This is KidsOutAndAbout.com's list of subscription services that provide career guidance, academic mentoring, and general hand-holding. Includes services from LINK Mentoring, InnerView Education, and Giant Leaps Learning.