The Best Grandparents Gifts, Subscription Boxes, & Care Packages

Connections between the older and younger generations of a family are so important, and there’s never been a better moment than now to maintain those connections and develop deeper, tighter bonds with our grandparents. Celebrate Grandparent's Day in September or send a little something to bring on a smile with some of the best subscription boxes that are either curated for or well suited to our more mature loved ones. Let's face it -- our grandparents deserve a grandbox of goodies!

What type of items would be included in the box?

Gifts are personal, and we have a little something for every interest on the Cratejoy market. So, whether you’re looking to send a little joy, keep them entertained with a new hobby, or find the perfect gift to celebrate retirement or another trip around the sun, we’ve got plenty of happy mail to choose from! Read on for some of our favorite monthly subscription boxes for Grandma and Grandpa.

What are the best subscription boxes for grandparents?

1. Golden Age Gifts Monthly Box


Price: Starts at $34.00/month

Why They'll Love It: Reviewers rave about the care packages inside Golden Age Gifts that is packed full of practical, seasonal, and thoughtful gifts curated with seniors in mind. The variety and personalization available in each box is full of age-appropriate items and cozy things like socks, crossword puzzles, snacks, and inspirational items that remind them they're loved.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. around the first of each month

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2. The Appalachian Mercantile


Price: Starts at $38.00/month

Why They’ll Love It: Up your gifting game for birthdays, holidays or any ol' days when you send your grandparents The Appalachian Mercantile. This gift subscription is a surefire way to break them from the habit of eating the same thing day in and day out by giving them the chance to discover new products and delicious artisanal goods. Subscribers rave that it exceeds expectations with gourmet foods, preserves, soaps and other small-shop goodies.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 3 business days from ordering

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3. Simple Loose Leaf Tea


Price: Starts at $13.75/quarter

Why They'll Love It: Known for a number of health benefits, high-quality teas have been shown to do everything from promoting longevity to boosting immunity. Simple Loose Leaf Tea is a subscription service that serves up good health through delicious brews. Choose regular or decaf for 40g of loose-leaf tea, about 20 cups worth, including a black and green tea, an herbal tea and a seasonal treat.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 1st business day of the month

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4. Grandma's Joy Box


Price: Starts at $33.32/month

Why They’ll Love It: Whether you're looking for a special Mother's Day gift or subscribing to make sure she has plenty to do while watching the kids, Grandma's Joy ensures that she spend quality time with her favorite littles. Each month's themed box, focusing on everything from birdwatching to baking, brings a mix of craft supplies, activities and books, all designed to help create long-lasting memories and forge a tight bond.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. immediately after ordering

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5. The Adults & Crafts Crate


Price: Starts at $30.00/month

Why They’ll Love It: The Adults & Crafts Crate can help quiet the mind by keeping the hands busy crafting stylish home decor projects. Help your family members beautify their living space with a crafty care box that teaches new techniques every month. Each DIY project kit comes with all the necessary materials, accessories and tools, plus straightforward step-by-step instructions to make everything from string art to wine caddies.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 25th of each month

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6. Chocolate and book


Price: Starts at £14.67/month

Why They’ll Love It: Give the grands in your life a pleasurable and personalized reading experience with Chocolate and book. Offering 9 genre options, from bestsellers to thrillers, select a preference and they'll receive a beautifully wrapped great gift, including a hand-selected novel with a note detailing the selection, a bookmark, and a delicious hot drink mix paired with a gourmet chocolate or cookie.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. between the 17th-20th of every month

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7. The Believer's Box


Price: Starts at $10.00/month

Why They’ll Love It: Send a spiritual care package to Grandma that’s all about self-care and scripture. The Believer's Box is a gift box that's designed to help build a deeper connection with Christ and support a faith-filled life. Catering to the unique needs of Christian women, send an assortment of goodies, including Christian jewelry, beauty products, along with uplifting Scripture, devotionals and pass-along prayer cards.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. during the 1st week of each month

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8. Root Beer of the Month Club--Variety Packs (Non-alcoholic, no caffeine)


Price: Starts at $18.95/month

Why They’ll Love It: Even if they're not old enough to remember the soda shop days, the Root Beer of the Month Club is guaranteed to hit them with ice cream float nostalgia and provide the goods to make it happen every month! A 6-pack of different root beers arrives on the doorstep just waiting to be chilled, cracked open and enjoyed with a scoop of vanilla, or not. Plus, the subscription guarantees no duplicates through the first year, so they can find their favorites amongst 72 different brands.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 15th of each month

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9. Air Plants Monthly Club Box


Price: Starts at $17.99/month

Why They’ll Love It: Cheer up your grandparents with a green thumb gift that doesn't even require the green thumb! Air plants are some of the easiest plants to tend to and enjoy. One of the best gifts for cheering up any living space, the Air Plants Monthly Club Box sends a variety of air plants, including clumps, blooming plants and plants with pups. And, the best part about them is they just need a quick soak every now and then.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of every month

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10. and the Story Begins


Price: Starts at $15.95/month

Why They’ll Love It: Looking for an amazing gift that can help them kick back and relax? Send and the Story Begins, a monthly book box that's perfect for avid readers. Now, they can enjoy brand new books for an amazing price! This straightforward box features 5 unique subscription options centered around specific genres, and brings 2 handpicked books, all wrapped and packaged with 100% eco-friendly materials.

Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada by the 20th of the month

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11. Southern Skeins


Price: Starts at $23.33/month

Why They’ll Love It: Knit, crochet and craft everything from apparel to keepsake wall hangings with a gift from Southern Skeins. Now your fiber art loving grandparents can take their big project ideas from start to finish with top-quality supplies delivered every month. This yarn club will treat them to colorful hand-dyed yarns, useful extras and the occasional pattern!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th or the 30th depending on the box ordered

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