Best Subscription Box for Kids (2021)


These 10 subscription boxes deliver educational fun to your little ones – everything from age-appropriate toys to STEM experiments to creative craft activities.

  • Raddish


    Raddish is a monthly cooking club for kids. Each kit has a seasonal, global or holiday theme and comes with three recipes, a kitchen tool designed for young chefs, a hands-on craft or experiment, collectables, culinary skills lessons and a complete grocery list. The March kit, Cozy Classics, has recipes for coffee cake, broccoli cheddar soup and meatloaf.
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  • Sensory TheraPlay Box

    Sensory TheraPlay Box

    This monthly subscription box features items designed for therapeutic play for children of all abilities, including those with autism and sensory needs.
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  • Pipsticks Sticker Club

    Pipsticks Sticker Club

    The Kids Sticker Club from Pipsticks delivers magic to your mailbox each month with a curated collection of stickers (including a Big Puffy & Scratch ‘n Sniff), as well as a coloring postcard and an activity book.
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  • Girls Can! Crate

    Girls Can! Crate

    This monthly subscription box is designed to empower girls through a 28-page story and activity book, two to three interactive art and science activities, tips and tools, and collectable items.
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  • Lovevery


    The toys inside each Lovevery box are custom-designed and build by child development experts for babies and kids up to age three. Each item is designed with learning in mind and made with sustainable wood, organic cotton and baby-safe plastics.
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  • Guide Dots

    Guide Dots

    Guide Dots boxes help kids learn to draw using online video instruction and full-sized art supplies. Each box has two art projects. Choose the Discover Art box for kids ages four to seven or the Art Confidence box for kids ages eight to 10.
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  • Green Kid Crafts

    Green Kid Crafts

    Each Green Kid Crafts box is designed to empower children to think creatively and to foster a love of discovery. Each box comes with four to six STEAM projects and a 12-page magazine with information to help support learning.
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  • Up & Away Adventures

    Up & Away Adventures

    Each “suitcase” from Up & Away Adventures includes games and activities to help families learn about the people, geography and cuisine of countries around the globe.
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  • Brick Loot

    Brick Loot

    Each Brick Loot Box features four to eight custom-made items for LEGO and brick enthusiasts, including LED lighting kits, brick sets, mini-figures and difficult-to-find LEGO products from around the globe.
    Photo courtesy of Brick Loot

  • Kidstir


    Each month, Kidstir releases a new cooking kit designed for kids. Kits include three easy-to-follow recipes, a kid-friendly cooking tool, achievement stickers, a magazine of activities and a shopping list. Boxes are packed by the Elywn Foundation, an organization that employs people with developmental disabilities.
    Photo courtesy of Kidstir

The top 10 winners in the category Best Subscription Box for Kids are as follows:

  1. Raddish
  2. Sensory TheraPlay Box
  3. Pipsticks Sticker Club
  4. Girls Can! Crate
  5. Lovevery
  6. Guide Dots
  7. Green Kid Crafts
  8. Up & Away Adventures
  9. Brick Loot
  10. Kidstir

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

Congratulations to all these winning boxes!

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