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

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!

1. SCRIBEdelivery Subscription


Price: Starts at $25.00/month

What's Included: Ever consider getting a school supply box that will help you organize your daily activities, take notes, or amuse yourself with daily doodles? If that sounds like something you're after, the SCRIBEdelivery Subscription is where it's at! Each themed box is carefully curated from some of the best stationery makers from around the world and includes a writing instrument, a notebook, and other useful school supplies, like pencils and sticky notes.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 5th-9th of the month

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2. Book Club Box (Young Adult Edition)


Price: Starts at $47.50/month

What's Included: Perfect to encourage a reading habit in your favorite high school student, Once Upon a Book Club offers a monthly box that's geared towards young adult readers (or adults who love YA fiction!). The concept is simple. Dive into an interactive reading experience with a fun title that arrives with 3-5 individually wrapped gifts, all marked with a page number and designed to be opened as the story unfolds!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries at the end of each month

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3. SketchBox


Price: Starts at $20.00/month

What's Included: Artistically inclined teens are never too far from their beloved sketchbook! Long gone are the Crayola crayons, and in their place are more sophisticated materials. Make sure they're well-stocked to master new skills and techniques with SketchBox, a subscription that sets out to empower artists of all ages. Get a themed box of hard-to-find art supplies including pigments, liquid watercolors, and ink pens, along with a how-to video every month.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 25th of every month

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4. The Inky Box


Price: Starts at $12.17/month

What's Included: Get creative with your back to school supplies with The Inky Box. Whether you want to grade papers with exceptional flair or add hand-lettering details to your latest mixed media piece, this monthly service will help you perfect your skills. Every box features the tools of the trade, plus a few extras: everything from colorful pens and inks to beautiful prints by inspirational lettering artists.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of the following month

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5. Vegancuts Monthly Snack Box


Price: Starts at $23.95/month

What's Included: When school's in session, lunch makes everyone happy! A time to refuel and socialize, whether you're brown-bagging it or toting around your favorite lunchbox, make sure it's packed with delicious plant-based treats from the Vegancuts Monthly Snack Box. Try a wide range of sweet and savory snacks and find your favorites with a monthly discovery box that brings 10+ treats, meal items, and beverages, too.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries by the 17th of the month, if ordered by the 10th

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Price: Starts at $16.33/month

What's Included: Fulfill your organizational dreams with a monthly subscription to Cloth & Paper. Ideal for busy teachers or students who want to keep all their ducks in a row, each delivery serves up sophisticated, stylish, and practical office supplies! Unbox necessities that will help you tackle the daily grind, like planner accessories, calendars, stationery goodies, durable pens and more.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries between the 19th-24th of the month

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7. Pro Club Classic


Price: Starts at $17.95/month

What's Included: Students of all ages can be positively reinforced by stickers! So, whether you're at the head of a second grade class or teaching college-bound seniors, tell them "Job well done!" with some of the world's cutest stickers from Pipsticks' Pro Club Classic. Not only will you get 15 sheets of colorful, seasonally-themed stickers, but you'll also get a postcard, a storage pouch, and a DIY- and inspo-filled zine.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from United States except for select countries

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8. Desk Stash - For Fans of Unique Office Supplies


Price: Starts at $42.50/quarter

What's Included: Like the title says, Desk Stash is a monthly box designed for fans of unique office supplies. No plain pencil boxes here––this quarterly subscription makes sure that you have cool accessories and useful supplies on hand so you can get down to business! Whether you get pencils, a stapler and staples, a pencil case, or paperclips, you can rest assured that they'll be colorful, whimsical, and fun.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. around the 15th of every month

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9. Paletteful Packs


Price: Starts at $22.50/month

What's Included: One of the best monthly subscriptions for artists is Paletteful Packs, because it's created to allow creativity and imaginations to run loose. Catering to everyone from young artists to professionals, Paletteful curates a monthly box filled with top-quality DIY supplies at a great price point, including specialty pens, sketchbooks, brushes, paints, pastels, stencils and more.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 1st of every month

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10. Black Girl MATHgic


Price: Starts at $39.95/month

What's Included: Whether you're doing the homeschool thing or heading back to in-person learning, Black Girl MATHgic is here to encourage and assist girls of color to realize their greatest aspirations. Build confidence and strengthen fundamental math skills by using a math activity book filled with real-world math lessons that are specific to each subscriber's grade level, a "caring adult" guide, and educational extras.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. between the 8th-13th of each month

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11. STEM Discovery Boxes - STEM Science for Kids


Price: Starts at $24.95/month

What's Included: 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: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 17th-25th each month

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