The Best Subscription Boxes for Kids That Ship to the UK (2024)

Updated by Timothy Paradis

In every nook and cranny across the globe, kids want nothing more than to play, learn, experience new things and have fun! Plenty of our most popular monthly subscription boxes for kids ship directly to the UK, and every day, more are being curated and packed locally, making it easier than ever to have a special delivery turn up in the letterbox.

What are the best subscription boxes for kids that ship to (and from) the UK?

Single Art Club

Single Art Club

From $21.02 per box
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Designed by experienced teachers, Make + Wonder is a month-to-month subscription that delivers creative activities themed around inspirational women. Supporting a free-form creative process in the hopes of getting ideas flowing, each month’s box sends idea cards, curated art supplies and an illustrated story. Engage your kid's imagination and promote exploratory play, critical thinking and problem solving, all through color and texture.

Shipping: Your first box will ship on the 6th of the month. Please order by the 30/9/21 - to get October's box. All orders after that will be shipped the following month. For existing subscribers, we ship on the 6th of every month.

Customer Review

"My daughter loves these unique craft boxes coming through the post every month and loves learning the different art styles each time." - Nicky M.

Little Bookish Wardrobe Book Club

Little Bookish Wardrobe Book Club

From $49.00 per box
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Merge reading with imaginative play with Little Bookish Wardrobe, a fun monthly book box that delivers an age-appropriate kids' book to read, character-inspired costume pieces, and craft projects to help your little one bring their favorite stories to life. Packed with hours of playtime fun, sit back and watch your children's imaginations run wild and free.

Shipping: All orders placed between the 1st and last day of the month ship around the 15th of the following Month. For example, an order placed in December will ship around January 15th.

Customer Review

"My 4yr old niece loved this last box! I get her a 3 month subscription every year for her birthday and it never disappoints" - Melinda A.

DIY Kids STEM & Crafts Kit – Award Winning Kids Science and Art Box

DIY Kids STEM & Crafts Kit – Award Winning Kids Science and Art Box

From $28.95 per box
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This monthly subscription box combines science experiments and art projects to provide educational, imaginative, and creative activities for developing the whole child. All needed eco-friendly materials are included for up to 6 projects per themed box. Boxes also include a 12-page educational magazine jam-packed with puzzles, games, book recommendations, and additional project ideas related to the monthly theme. Green Kid Crafts makes a great gift and is perfect for ages 2 through 10.

Shipping: We are shipping on schedule! Free Shipping for US orders! Your order is shipped from our facilities between 1-4 days of being placed, and you will be notified with details. Subsequent boxes ship monthly from your first order.

Customer Review

“First box was a complete delight for the two 3-year-olds in my care. They were completely engaged with the art/science/exploration materials for several hours. The families appreciated that everything included is recyclable. I loved that everything I needed was in the box and I could see them learning as they played. It's just what I hoped for.” – Tyra M.

Electronics (12 Projects ANNUALLY)

Electronics (12 Projects ANNUALLY)

From $104.97 per box
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It's never too late to learn new skills! While there are many tech gifts on the market, Creation Crate definitely ranks high on the cool gifts list in the STEM world. This unique gift will have him learning new skills in electronics, coding, circuitry, and engineering with monthly or quarterly hands-on projects. Each project includes an online course with video tutorials and step-by-step instructions. The perfect gift for gadget lovers looking for a new techy project.

Shipping: Your first box will ship on the next Tuesday or Friday. If you purchase a: Monthly subscription, you will receive your next box every 30 days. Quarterly subscription, you will receive your next box every 90 days. Semi-Annual subscription, you will receive your next box every 180 days. Annual subscription, you will receive your next box every year.

Customer Review

"I bought the 12 project box. I've made a few of the projects, and so far they've been fun! Glad I decided to check it out. My favorite so far has been the mood lamp--I'm currently working on a battery operated version that I can take to work once I'm back in the office. - Rachel C.

FIDGET TOYS BOX  💛 For Tweens & Kids

FIDGET TOYS BOX 💛 For Tweens & Kids

From $24.99 per box
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Shipping: • Subscriptions auto renew on or one day before the 1st of the month • Pause or cancel anytime • CANADIAN BUYERS = You may have customs/tax fees. This ships from California.

Think Outside Boxes (7 - 16+)

Think Outside Boxes (7 - 16+)

From $44.50 per box
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If your favorite pint-sized outdoors-lover wants to learn more about the life skills needed to become a responsible, experienced naturalist and camper, look no further than the Think Outside Box. Intended for kids ages 7–16+, this subscription box is designed to promote thriving exploration in the great outdoors. Each monthly box covers a new theme from outdoor shelters and night-time discovery to first aid and nutrition.

Shipping: *Last date to order for 12/25 delivery is 12/15.* Subscription renewal payments process on the 25th of the month. Automatically renews monthly; subscription ends after one year. Can be cancelled anytime before the next renewal date.

Customer Review

“Amazing idea and nice curation. Very happy with the quality of the items and all of the thought that went into this.” – Kiersten M.

Bitsbox

Bitsbox

From $24.95 per box
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Like a little passport to a world beyond screens, Bitsbox helps get kids involved with the creative side of technology through age-appropriate coding projects. Kids ages 6-12 are walked through the process of creating and building apps all by themselves, using colorful guides and thought-provoking progression. They'll also get a sticker sheet to chart their progress and fun extras!

Shipping: Your first Bitsbox ships immediately within 1 business day of your order being placed. Subsequent boxes ship every month thereafter!

Customer Review

“My son loved it and he really enjoyed the activities in the box! Looking forward to the next box.” – Deann H.

French Story Box! US Subscription

French Story Box! US Subscription

From $24.99 per box
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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.

Customer Review

"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.


From fantasy and pretend play to promoting early reading or just enjoying a bit of happy mail, subscription boxes can help you spend quality time with your little ones (and protect your sanity during lockdown). Pre-prepped activity packs can keep the kiddies out of your hair and hands-on science experiments can add a little fun to a homeschooling routine. No matter your child's age, there's a subscription service that's filled with fun experiences just for them.

If you're still looking for a unique kids subscription box, check out our guides below.