Gift Guide: The Baby Book Clubs for Tiny Minds (and Mom & Dad, Too)
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Imagination is such a wondrous thing! The world is such a huge place when you’re an infant and toddler, and what better way to nurture and spark their creativity than with the wonderful world of books. Go on an adventure with your little ones with these monthly subscription boxes of children’s books that’ll inspire, entertain, and introduce them to reading.
Whether you're shopping for a baby shower gift, new books to add to your bookshelf, or something special for a loved one's newest addition to the family, books are precious keepsakes you can keep and continue to share with your child as they grow. Expand your baby’s collection of bedtime stories with picture books, pop-out pages, colorful illustrations, and their first introduction to the alphabet with our curated list of baby book subscriptions.
Make your baby's first box a special one they can enjoy cuddling with their furry friends before they sleep.
What are the best baby book clubs to gift this year?
This box — which is sure to ignite your child’s love of reading — is curated by an experienced educator who knows just how important literacy is. Each box contains 3 age-appropriate books and a seasonal craft. This box can also “grow” with your child, as the box ages go up to tween readers.
Shipping: Choose your own holiday shipping date so your gift arrives right on time! We ship via USPS Media Mail which takes 3-7 days (12-16 days for Alaska, Hawaii and US territories). Welcome boxes are shipped within 5 business days. Shipping to Canada is $25.99/package (3+ weeks shipping). International Shipping is $34.99/package (5+ weeks shipping).
“My kids are really enjoying their packages. Their grandma got it for them as a gift and they get really excited when they come in the mail. Great subscription, highly recommend.” — Marlena B.
This book box is designed to bring diverse stories with strong female characters to the little ones in your life. Each book has been carefully selected to highlight diverse languages and cultures, as well as different family structures and other plotlines that celebrate uniqueness! With both new and classic titles, each book will inspire empathy while expanding their world.
Shipping: Packages will begin to ship on the 4th of the month. Sign up by the last day of the previous month to get this ship day. For example if you sign up on the 18th of January your first box will ship February 4th.
“Love the books Momo sends us! They are beautiful books with wonderful messages and stories. My 4-year-old son gets so excited when we receive them and they immediately go to the top of the list for bedtime stories. And they stay there until the next box comes. Love this subscription!” – Kristina B.
Since reading is a window to the world, Tiny Humans Read focuses on developing literacy skills from babyhood and beyond. Each curated selection encourages story telling and creating a lasting love of reading in kids.
Shipping: Your box will ship on or around the 18th of the month after you subscribe! Order by the 17th day of the current month to receive the latest box.
“I received a box for my baby boy and the board books were awesome! Such a good variety and names I had never seen!! I love this, and will absolutely be a continued subscriber!!” -Alena P.
Gift your child the joy of reading with the Reading Bug Box. Each month they’ll receive 3 hardbound children’s books curated by the staff of the award-winning Reading Bug Bookstore.
Shipping: Reading Bug Boxes ship between the 15th-20th of each month. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org should you need an earlier shipment and we will do our best to accommodate your request.
“I sent this to my niece for our brand new member of the family. She loved it!! Very high-quality items wrapped up beautifully!! It even arrived before Christmas which was an unexpected surprise!! Thank you so much. I’m renewing!!” – J G.
Ideal for little language learners and parents who want to promote bilingualism but aren't sure where to start, One Third Stories is a monthly subscription that brings an original storybook and audiobook, activities and games to help facilitate learning either French or Spanish. With sequential boxes that build on previous lessons, and stories that begin in English and end in the second language, kids reinforce their learning and gain confidence.
Shipping: Your box will ship on the 5th of every month. Please order by the 31st of the month to get your first box. We ship from the UK at the start of each month, and your boxes will arrive within 14 days of shipping.
"I love one third stories and it actually works! I see my child understanding French words as if she knew them all along. It's been an effective way of reinforcing vocabulary after French class!" - J.L.
It’s never too early to start instilling a love of reading in your family's new addition, and with the Jambo Book Box, even the youngest budding bookworms, ages 0-2, will be enthralled with every turn of the page. Each subscription includes high-quality, vibrant books that center children of color in situations where children’s literature rarely places them: making friends, raising pets, loving grandparents, and fighting dragons.
Shipping: We use media mail for our shipping, so sometimes the boxes take a little longer to arrive. You will receive a tracking number when your box ships.
“Really lovely box with themed books and a letter with every box. My child LOVES every book.” — Dana G.