8 Subscription Boxes for Every Type of Kid

Have you jumped on the bandwagon and tried a subscription box? Who doesn’t love getting mail? It’s like Christmas every month! With so many subscription boxes around, it can certainly get overwhelming. Here are subscription boxes that we’ve personally tried or were recommended to us.

Petite Princess Box

Best for: Little princesses who love to accessorize

Monthly cost: $20

The Petite Princess Box is a subscription box company for girls’ accessories and unique princess items. The Petite Princess Box is for girls ages 1-10 who enjoy dressing up in fashionable accessories but also engaging in a sense of creative imagination. The box not only includes beautiful accessories but also items (such as a story card and unique princess items) that enable creativity and imagination for every petite princess that receives the box each month. The princess theme changes monthly. 


Best for: Future coders

Monthly cost: Starts at $17

Coding is all the rage these days, and if your kid has ever expressed interest in building their own app, this monthly subscription is for you. And any coding experience is not necessary.

Raddish Kids

Best for: Budding little chefs

Monthly cost: Starts at $20

Each month, kids will be excited to receive a cooking kit filled with three delicious, nutritious recipes, kid-sized cooking tools, games and activities. Created by teachers and chefs, the focus is expanding kids’ picky palates while gaining important life skills in the kitchen and having fun. 


Best for: Little bookworms and older bookworms

Monthly cost: Starts at $37

Founded by siblings, the subscription book club allows you to choose two different genres each month. Your little tike can choose picture books one month and your tween can choose young adult novels the next. All books are newer (released within 45 days) and you’ll find exclusive book content such as handwritten letters or a special gift from the author included. 

Love With Food

Best for: Kids (and parents) who love to snack healthily

Monthly cost: Starts at $8

With Love With Food, you won’t have to worry about the snacks that are delivered to your door. Rest assured snacks are all organic, with no high fructose corn syrup, trans fat, artificial coloring or hydrogenated oils. And there are gluten-free options as well. If that wasn’t enough, with each purchase Love With Food donates at least one meal to help fight childhood hunger in the U.S. and around the world.


Best for: Kids with a sweet tooth 

Monthly cost: Starts at $26

Focus on fun when baking with kids thanks to this sweet activity box. Baketivity makes the prep work a little bit easier by providing you pre-measured ingredients and step-by-step recipes. More tasty treats for us, yum! 

Kids Night in Box

Best for: A creative family night in

Monthly cost: Starts at $42

You know what us parents hate hearing more from kids? “I’m boreddddddd.” Here’s a way to keep them busy when you’re at home. Kids Night In Box is packed with hands-on activities best for ages 3-8. 

Cooper And Kid

Best for: Dads who love a DIY project

Quarterly cost: $65 

For kids ages 5 and up, these kits are designed to have dads try out cool projects with their kids. Every themed box is filled with five fun projects, an illustrated guide booklet, a bedtime story book, a theme dinner menu and more. The shipping box is even used in the projects! We’re not sure who will have more fun — dad or the kids. 

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This article originally published on May 30, 2017. It has been updated with the most recent information.

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