Whether it’s a dreary day outside or just high time for some crafting, these art project kits for kids of all different ages offer alternative activities to phone or iPad screen time.
Perfect for quality time with a parent or a play date with a friend, these creativity-inducing superstar boxes are sure to leave kids of all ages smiling.
It’s all about imagination, education, and fun…and these arts and craft subscription boxes for kids deliver. Also, some subscriptions can contribute to your children’s sensory, motor, and creative education .
Price: Starts at $29.95/month
What you’ll get: The Preschool Box is designed with preschoolers or kindergartners in mind. Each box is full of fun, simple activities that focus on teaching children beginning phonics skills, counting, shapes, colors, and writing with various hands-on projects and games.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from U.S. on the 6th of each month
2. We Craft Box
Price: Starts at $24.99/month
What you’ll get: Love crafting with your kids but hate the prep work? This box has your back. The subscription includes supplies for 2-3 crafts, so you can spend quality time with the little ones without the additional time stuck in a craft store. Perfect for busy parents or as an activity for nannies to tackle with kids while parents are away.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from U.S the first day of every month.
Price: Starts at $20.00/month
What you’ll get: Curated for ages 4-9, this box includes 4 crafts with visual instructions. There’s also a “Sibling Box” option which includes an additional box of projects. STEM activities are included in the crafts so this subscription is always educational. You provide basic supplies, and Box of Crafts supplies the rest (and the fun memories too).
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. and to Canada on the 28th of each month.
Price: Starts at $39.99/month
What you’ll get: Expert-selected, parent-approved hardcover book, corresponding art project, mini-magazine, and bonus activity every month. There’s enough for two kids in each box so it’s perfect for siblings or friends (and just shy of ordering a subscription nanny).
Shipping: Ships worldwide from U.S. on or around the 15th.
Price: Starts at $29.95/month
What you’ll get: Each shipment focuses on an inspiring female historical figure, with an activity book about their story, themed props, STEM activities, and “can do” attitude galore. Subscription levels for one child or multiple children. The ultimate girl power box for your child!
Shipping: Ships within U.S. and to Canada after the 15th of every month.
Price: Starts at $34.95/month
What you’ll get: Fun do-it-yourself projects and 5 entertaining items each month, from art supplies to puzzles to toys. These treats are sure to foster their sense of adventure and imagination. Choose between a box for girls or a box for boys.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from U.S. on the 4th of every month.
Price: Starts at $10.00/mo
What you’ll get: Slime is one of the hottest crafts right now, but who’s complaining, it’s so much fun! Kyoki’s Slime has 4 different subscription options but each is curated around a new theme each month and includes slime (of course!), extra goodies like candy and squishies, plus a slime care-sheet to ensure kiddos enjoy lasting fun!
Shipping: Ships worldwide on the 4th of each month
8. Art Tarte
Price: Starts at $25/month
What you’ll get: 5-10 (or more!) unique and carefully curated art supplies each month, along with a dash of stationery (bonus!) in a hand-painted box. Art Tarte even throws in some creative tricks and hints, so big kids can hone their technique while trying out new products.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from U.S. on the 10th of each month.
Price: Starts at $29/month
What you’ll get: An introduction to different mediums and history delivered to your door. Each box contains supplies for an art project that also features an art history lesson so kids will learn while they create! This subscription is quite the value, packing 8-10 art supplies, storage case, 1-2 historical art cards, an instructional video, as well as an art history video in every shipment.
Shipping: Ships within U.S. around the 25th of each month.
10. Paletteful Packs
Price: Starts at $23.95/month
What You’ll Get: Top notch, quality art supplies delivered each month for skill levels ranging from novice to pro. Each box contains at least 4 items to get creative juices flowing. Choose from “petite pack”, “young artist”, or “paletteful pack” subscription levels.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from U.S. on the 1st of each month.