Who doesn’t love to get mail? I have to admit, even for me when packages arrive (with things I ordered) I still get a thrill with the unboxing. Now imagine tweens and teens receiving a monthly subscription box with no idea what’s inside. That’s pretty exciting, right? With the holidays approaching, giving a subscription box is a unique idea that will have the recipient think about you every time they receive a box. Here are some fun subscription boxes that all ship to Canada and the USA.
How about gifting your family with a fun monthly Family Pack from Awesome Pack? Each box contains 6-8 items that are customized specially for your family. Each pack contains a family board game, family activity, activity for each child, goodies for each child and more. As each pack is customized according to the family profile, contents will differ from family to family. You can even add your pet as a family member, so they will get in on the treats too! Monthly subscription starting at $39.99 USD per month.
Learn electronics the fun and easy way! Each Creation Crate contains a UNO R3 (Arduino-compatible), components and instruction booklet to build a different project. All you need is a computer. 3-month subscription starting at $26.99 USD per month.
-> Enter offer code MAKR10CC to save 10% off your first Creation Crate box.
Groovy Lab in a Box
A gift that keeps on learning. Each box contains fun science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) experiments for kids ages 8+. The box contains everything one needs to complete activities, experiments, and design challenges as outlined in Groovy Lab in a Box‘s lab notebook. 3-month subscription starting at $28.95 USD per month. Single boxes are also available.
Kiwi Crate’s four brands cater to specific age categories: Koala Crate for ages 3-4 focuses on a Play & Learn theme; Kiwi Crate for ages 5-8 focuess on Art & More; Doodle Crate for ages 9-16+ focuses on Art & Design and Tinker Crate, also for ages 9-16+ focuses on Science & Engineering. Kiwi Crate has something for all ages and interests. 3 month subscription starting from $19.99 USD per month.
-> Save 10% off your first Kiwi Crate box with offer code SHARE10.
If you have gamer on your holiday list, look no further than Nerd Block. With a wide variety of themes such as gamer, sci-fi, comic, jr. boys and jr. girls, you’ll be hard pressed not to find something for the hard to buy for tween (or dad). 3-month subscription starting from $17.99 USD per month.
This candy and snack subscription box is perfect for the student living away from home. Bo Candy ships the best hard to find candy and snacks right to the front door. Whether new, hard to find, imported or exotic, this box will have the recipient chomping at the bit waiting for the goodies to arrive (especially around exam time). 3-month prepaid subscription for the Starter box is $29.50 USD.
-> Get 50% off your first month’s Bo Candy box with offer code 50TRIAL.
Give the gift of reading with OwlCrate. The monthly book themed subscription box makes a great gift for the book worm on your gift list. OwlCrate Jr is a book box for junior readers (ages 8-12). Without giving away the title, the November box’s theme is Winter Wonderland, which pairs nicely with the holiday season. OwlCrate Jr is only available as a one-time purchase of $26.99 USD, but OwlCrate is available as a monthly subscription for adult readers.
Which subscription box do you think your tween would like the most?
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About Wendy Morelli
Wendy loves her 2 kids and her iPhone, not necessarily always in that order. She is an app obsessed mom who loves everything tech and is (unfortunately) old enough to remember the brick Motorola cell phone and the Commodore computer. Her love for technology stems back to the 10+ years of working for technology based companies. Wendy's alter ego, "AppHipMom" has been featured in Canadian Family, iVillage, Women in Biz, EverythingMom, BlogHer and Savvy Mom.