11 Back-to-School Boxes for High-Schoolers and Teachers, Too!

Updated by Timothy Paradis

Before you know it, it'll be back-to-school season! After a summer filled with heat waves, DIY projects, and some quality time with family and friends, the school year will kick off again and life will be back into the swing of things. No matter what this year looks like for you––whether you're off to high school, starting at a new school, or heading back to the classroom to influence young minds––you're going to need school supplies and plenty of motivation!

That's where we come in. Here at Cratejoy, we've got the perfect back-to-school box for you! So pull out your wish list, and start getting prepped with all the pencils, erasers, highlighters, and notebooks you'll need.

Put a fun spin on back-to-school shopping by getting a curated school supply kit sent directly to your doorstep. Everyone wakes up on the first day of school excited and nervous, students and teachers alike. Back-to-school boxes can help you ease back into a school routine and make sure you're fully prepared to head back to school!

SketchBox

SketchBox

From $20.00 per box
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SketchBox is a monthly art supply subscription box that empowers artists of any age with unique, full-sized art supplies to create a surprise project. It’s the perfect way to spark creativity and keep the inspiration coming!

Shipping: We ship our boxes on the 25th of each month to arrive by the 1st.

“I purchased a gift subscription for my daughter a year ago and she has asked for it again for her birthday. Each box that we have received has given her the opportunity to try out a medium she has never used before and convert her into loving charcoal (Sketchbox introduced her to it) and using ink vs. pencil. .” -Stacy

Vegancuts Monthly Snack Box

Vegancuts Monthly Snack Box

From $26.99 per box
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Are they looking for ways to make vegan living easier than ever? They'll enjoy ten (or more!) of the best sweet and savory vegan snacks with this subscription box. Each product is 100 percent vegan and cruelty-free, and the boxes include snacks, meal kits, and drinks that vary from superfood smoothies to vegan mac-and-cheese and vegan chocolate.

Shipping: New orders placed before the 10th of a month will ship by the 17th of the same month. Orders placed between the 11th to end-of-month will ship by the 2nd of the following month. Renewals ship by the 17th of renewal month.

“Great assortment of items in this one. Felt like I had multiple snacks and versions of food to try. Plus an awesome bag of cookies.” — Brennan T.

Monthly Premier Paletteful Pack

Monthly Premier Paletteful Pack

From $39.90 per box
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Paletteful Packs brings artists open-ended creativity! These monthly gift sets include a curated selection of top-quality art supplies and materials.

Shipping: Orders placed by the 30/31st will ship on the 1st. All boxes ship on the 1st of each month.

“I bought this for my teen who has taken 3 years of art. There was so much in the box!! Supplies are well worth the price, copiac markers in our set and good quality paper. We have now ordered 3 month subscription. Looking forward to creating new art pieces with supplies. Satisfied momma.” – Michelle T.

3rd-5th Grade Level Box (Updated)

3rd-5th Grade Level Box (Updated)

From $39.95 per box
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Right from the first box, Black Girl MATHgic sets out to serve the most underrepresented demographic in STEM careers by helping girls of color connect math fundamentals to the real world! Highlighting different Black women role models, every monthly box includes a themed math activity booklet, fun educational add-ins, and a "Caring Adult Guide'' filled with educational tips and pointers.

Shipping: Your box will ship BETWEEN the 8th and the 13th of every month. Order by the 4th of the current month to receive the current month's box (for example: order by January 4th to receive the January box)

“Love this subscription box! I got it for my girls, ages 6 and 10 and they loved it. Packaging is adorable -- it makes a great gift.” – Allison D.

STEM Discovery Boxes - STEM Science for Kids

STEM Discovery Boxes - STEM Science for Kids

From $24.95 per box
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Keep the learning going at home with STEM Discovery Boxes. Go beyond the school essentials with a box that brings 3 STEM projects or experiments every month with all supplies included. Hands-on activities help middle schoolers and older children explore the spectrum of STEM disciplines and careers like electronics, chemistry, physics, coding, hydraulics and more.

Shipping: Orders placed on or before the 16th of the month, first box will ship between the 20th-27th of the month. Orders placed after the 16th, first box will ship between the 20th-27th of the following month.

"My grandson loves these projects. Great way to spend time together." - Teresa P.

See even more back-to-school boxes for teens in our full collection!