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12 Best Subscription Boxes for Boys (That Make Great Gifts Too!)

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 DIY slime box, science kit, or sports subscription box for you.

We’ve tallied up a list of great subscription boxes for boys that help teach new skills, channel their energy, and maybe even provide a bonding opportunity.

1. Club Scikidz Labs

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Price: Starts at $29.95/month

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

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2. Kid Kits

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Price: Starts at $29.95/month

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.

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3. Bitsbox

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Price: Starts at $19.95/month

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 from the U.S. on the 12th of every month

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4. BRICKBOX

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Price: Starts at $19.99/month

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 from the U.S. on the 21st of every month

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5. Spangler Science Club

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Price: Starts at $9.99/month

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 from the U.S. on the 5th of every month

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6. Slime

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Price: Starts at $11.00/month

What You’ll Get: The best part about being a curious boy is being able to create. Slime is all the rage these days and we have to say, it’s pretty fun to play with. Each box comes with the ingredients and instructions needed to make themed slime. Your boys will love the process of creating their very own slime. They’ll learn about the ingredients’ unique properties all while having a blast!

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

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7. Superpower Academy

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Price: Starts at $26.95/month

What You’ll Get: Superpower Academy is a hands-on educational subscription box featuring new and inspiring maker projects. Each month's box includes a "Top Secret" package filled with supplies for a new project, stories from ordinary heroes, fun comic books and workbooks. Superpower Academy will delight any young boy!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 2-3 weeks after your order is placed

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8. The Young Scientists Club

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Price: Starts at $19.99/month

What You’ll Get: Through the Young Scientists Club, children get a monthly dose of The Magic School Bus and Clifford science clubs that deliver award-winning science kits for ages 3-12. Each hands-on science kit comes with supplies for 7 experiments/activities and a colorful manual that includes a parent guide. Topics include Magnets, Acids/Bases, Water, Bacteria/Fungi, Air, Volcanoes, Fossils, Weather Station, Light/Rainbows/Mirrors, Stars/Planets, and Liquids/Solids/Gases.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. during the middle of the month

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9. Think Outside Boxes

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Price: Starts at $34.95/month

What You’ll Get: Remember growing up and relishing time spent outside, unrestricted? To bring back that nostalgia and limit screen time for kids, Think Outside Boxes are designed to promote exploration of the great outdoors through skill development and education for ages 7 through teens. Backpacks are filled to the brim with 2-5 pieces of outdoor gear, and each uniquely wrapped box teaches a new theme, such as building a shelter, navigating by the stars, or animal tracking.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. around the 5th of each month

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10. Sports Box Co.

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Price: Starts at $34.99/month

What You’ll Get: Sports Box Co. is the perfect gift box for any young sports-lover by delivering gear and equipment tailored to each sport and age. Choose between baseball, softball, basketball, hockey, soccer, and football and they'll deliver age-appropriate gear, accessories, and training aids each month.

Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada between the 20th-25th of each month

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11. M A T T E R

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Price: Starts at $40.00/month

What You’ll Get: If your boys love to collect all things interesting, scientific, and maybe even a little bit weird … then have we got a box that they would love! This monthly subscription specializes in acquiring interesting pieces of matter that are guaranteed to spark their curiosity. Each box comes with 4 to 6 items of materials, objects, specimens, or artifacts that will wow anyone who opens it!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th of every month

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12. ComicCrate

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Price: Starts at $20.00/month

What You’ll Get: ComicCrate is a comic subscription box for boys who are ultimate fans. Each box includes 6 carefully curated comic books that also encourage reading through great stories and quality artwork. Parents can select based on their child's reading level and age, including G-Rated and PG+ comics.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. every 2-3 business days

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