Growing boys have a lot of physical and creative energy that can’t always be expressed through smartphones and video games.
If you’re looking for something to tempt your boys away from the TV or computer, we may just have the slime, science, or sports subscription box for you.
We’ve tallied up below 8 great subscription boxes for boys that help teach new skills, channel their energy, and maybe even provide a bonding opportunity.
What You’ll Get: From Veterinary Medicine and Robotics, to Food Science and Programming, Club Scikids shows boys that their paths are limitless. They can truly play mad scientist with test tubes, lab notebooks, and all the paraphernalia needed delivered to them every month. You might want to join in yourself!
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada between the 23-25th of every month
What You’ll Get: Baking combines science, patience, and dessert! Your boys will learn that hard work pays off in a sweet way with a picture book, easy recipes and tips, baking tools, ingredients, and a few surprises.
Shipping: Ships to U.S. and Canada around the 20th of every month
What You’ll Get: You’ll have a monthly excuse to get your kids outside and get moving yourself. Play a range of sports from soccer to hockey to baseball with your kids just like your parents played with you. Your sons won’t get bored playing just one sport and you don’t have to make frequent trips to the sports store.
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada between teh 20-25th of every month
4. Kid Kits
Price: Starts at $29.95/mo
What You’ll Get: Kid Kits includes 3 to 4 hands-on activities, like STEM projects, that teach new ways of exploring and learning about nature. Perfect for kids ages 3 to 8.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S.
Price: Starts at $19.95/mo
What You’ll Get: Your kid will inevitably spend a good chunk of time in front of a screen, so why not make it productive? Bitsbox delivers 1 coding or app-building exercise in the form of PDF or a physical box, stickers, toys, and temporary tattoos.
Shipping: Ships worldwide on the 12th of every month
Price: Starting at $19.99/mo
What You’ll Get: Give your child the building blocks for success. They can build a castle, fortress, or even war vehicles. BRICKBOX includes a buildable set, figures, shirts or accessories, and of course blocks to add to their collection.
Shipping: Ships worldwide on the 21st of every month
Price: Starting at $9.99/mo
What You’ll Get: The world will always need critical thinkers and makers who enjoy what they do. Introduce science and technology experiments to your sons as early as age 7. There are three subscription tiers offered so that the difficulty level can grow with your son. Each Spangler Science Club box includes a snack to fuel your young scientist.
Shipping: Ships to select countries on the 5th of every month
Price: Starts at $19.99/mo
What You’ll Get: With a box option made especially for kids, ComicBoxer chooses 5 or more of the best new comic releases that may also be exclusive, signed, or variants. Getting your son to enjoy reading can start with comics that inspire visual arts and imagination
Shipping: Ships worldwide except Colombia, Mexico, and Peru in the first week of every month
Price: Starts at $11.00/mo
What You’ll Get: Slime is a way of life. All curious boys discovering their sense of touch will enjoy receiving a new themed slime box. Every month your family will receive 4-6 items including various colored slime, candy, and accessories.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 1st of every month