Choosing a Subscription Box for Kids

There are literally hundreds of subscription boxes for kids. So how's a mom or dad or grandparent supposed to choose which one to buy?

Here's a quiz to help you find a good fit for your kiddo!

What type of subscription box are you looking for?

  • Clothing
  • Cooking
  • Books
  • General activities
  • Educational activities

If you're interested in the top 3 types of subscription boxes, check out these brands: Stitch Fix and Rockets of Awesome (clothing), Raddish Kids and Kidstir (cooking), and Literati and Lillypost (books).

If you're interested in the subscription activity boxes, then keep reading! We've highlighted Plum Spark's features in blue.

How much educational value would you like?

  1. Little
  2. A lot

Do you prefer that the learning is creative or traditional similar to a school curriculum?

  1. Creative
  2. Traditional

Does your kid like crafts?

  1. Yes
  2. No or not important

What do you want your kid to get out of it?

  1. Have fun
  2. Learn science
  3. Think creatively
  4. Develop out-of-the-box perspectives

For “a” answers, check out Kiwi Co or Green Kid Crafts.

For “b” answers, check out the Magic School Bus Science Club or the Spangler Science Club.

For “blue” answers, then Plum Spark would be a great fit! 

Disclaimer: We’re not endorsing any of the brands in this post. Just some ideas to help you out. All opinions are our own and are for boxes that cover 4-9 year olds and are gender neutral.


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