New trends pop up seemingly overnight for teens and tweens, and their world is constantly changing and evolving. The ever-changing stream of new interests and new products can get overwhelming! Luckily, there are plenty of monthly subscription options that make it a point to stay on top of things.
While we might prefer to forget our middle and high school days, it's important to acknowledge it as a transitional phase filled with learning and exploration. Here at the Cratejoy Marketplace, we've got plenty of month-to-month subscription boxes that offer a fun way for tweens and teens to enjoy a little freedom and develop their unique identity.
Monthly subscription services also make it easy to stay on-trend, so we pulled together a list of some of our best subscription boxes for your favorite young adults. So whether you're looking for fun gift ideas, a reward for their achievements, or something special to encourage them, we've got annual subscriptions that fit the bill. Age-appropriate beauty boxes, school supplies, and book-of-the-month clubs –– this lineup includes some of our top teen subscription boxes!
The Best Subscription Boxes for Teens and Tweens
Price: Starts at $13.00/month
What’s Included: Being self-conscious about skin seems to be a rite of passage for tweens and teens –– but it doesn't have to be! Now is the perfect time to help them figure out what works best for their unique skin type with Beauteque Monthly, a wellness and beauty subscription box that's packed with innovative K-beauty skincare. Unbox everything from gentle cleansers and calming mists to popular sheet masks designed for sensitive skin.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 24th-31st of every month
Price: Starts at $35.83/month
What’s Included: Ideal for the middle school years, Quirky-Crate is a monthly box that makes a great gift for tween girls by giving them an opportunity to experiment with their own personal style. Each themed box can help them build strong self-esteem and confidence by sending a fun selection of fashionably quirky items such as a mix of stationery, stickers, and school supplies, plus glam bags, sunglasses, and trendsetting accessories.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $8.90/month
What's Included: Looking for a budget-friendly care package for teens that's simple and straightforward? FaceTory is all about one of the hottest K-beauty trends –– sheet masks! Perfect for taking a quick study break or for enjoying an at-home spa day with the squad, choose to get either 4-7 premium Korean sheet masks or opt for the K-Glow Box and upgrade to a curated assortment of sheet masks and full-size skincare goodies.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 1-4 days after ordering
Price: Starts at $12.08/month
What’s Included: Designed specifically for kids ages 9-13, beTWEEN the Bookends is a monthly book club that brings more than just good reads! A perfect gift for your voracious readers, choose between 3 different box options to get between 1-3 brand-new, age-appropriate books, along with a fun mix of beauty and lifestyle items including haircare products and accessories, face masks, trendy jewelry, stickers, and more.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of every month
Price: Starts at $26.99/month
What’s Included: Encourage a strong sense of self through consistent, positive messaging each month with the iBBEAUTIFUL box. Steering clear of comparison can be a difficult task for tweens and teens, so each box focuses on uplifting themes that all girls can benefit from! Along with powerful affirmations that help each young woman recognize her worth, she'll unbox a curated mix of bath and beauty products, jewelry, stationery, and school supplies.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. mid-month
Price: Starts at £13.99 GBP/month
What’s Included: Centering around one of the ultimate fandoms for middle and high school students, now your fave kiddo can get geared up with all the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts merch that their heart desires. GeekGear delivers a box of wizarding magic every month featuring officially licensed products like exclusive graphic T-shirts and other wearables, unique collectibles, original new art, and a high-quality loose leaf tea blend.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. between the 21st-26th of each month
Price: Starts at $39.95/month
What’s Included: From the first box on, Black Girl MATHgic sets out to serve the most underrepresented demographic in STEM careers by helping girls of color connect classroom math fundamentals to the real world! Highlighting different Black women role models, every monthly delivery includes a themed math activity booklet, fun educational add-ins, and a "Caring Adult Guide" filled with educational tips and pointers.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 8th-13th of every month
Price: Starts at $34.00/month
What’s Included: Perfect for a young woman who prefers to make a more subtle statement through her accessories, every monthly box from Glamour Jewelry delivers a 3-piece collection of delicate, minimalist jewelry in a preferred jewel tone. Guaranteeing just the right amount of sparkle and shine, your special teen will get a mix of dainty pendant necklaces, rings, dangle earrings and classic studs, all expertly curated and valued at over $75.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. within 2 days of ordering, with renewals shipping out mid-month
Price: Starts at $32.00/month
What’s Included: Magical Reads Crate is a monthly book club that's ideal for mature teens who are looking for a sophisticated book club to indulge their love of reading. Focusing on high-quality YA fiction and practical, bookish goodies, every month brings a newly-released hardcover YA novel with an author's note and signed bookplates when available, along with a collectible enamel pin, a jar candle, original artwork and artisanal self-care items.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the last day of each month
Price: Starts at $14.99/month
What’s Included: Now In Books is a fun new book box that puts a spin on classic audio books by combining a good story with good music. Each box arrives bearing a beautifully gift-wrapped first-edition YA title with a vanity bookmark, along with a curated playlist of music that's been intentionally created to capture the mood of the characters. For a reading experience like no other, subscribers can scan the QR code, get cozy, and hit play!
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 15th of every month
Price: Starts at $9.95/month
What’s Included: Whether they've got an after-school IRL campaign or a weekly virtual meetup, DMs and players can take their game setup to the next level with Dungeon Crate. Each box is curated by experienced gamers who have put together an assortment of useful RPG items that bring different layers to the gameplay, including downloadable adventures, campaigns, and maps along with tabletop accessories, minis, and dice.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 3rd week of each month
Price: Starts at $33.87/month
What’s Included: What does the world need to create a brighter future? Just One Girl Inspired! After all, inspiration is contagious. This fun monthly subscription box will help you get a jumpstart on empowering and motivating girls ages 13-18 years old with confidence-boosting goodies like journals, personal development workbooks, school supplies, beauty products, and uplifting accessories.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on or around the 4th of every month
Price: Starts at $24.00/month
What’s Included: Inspire any budding artist to make and create with ArtSnacks, an affordable monthly art set that sends the best tools and supplies to learn by doing. No matter what new technique, medium, or method they're exploring, your young artists will be equipped with a curated selection of full-size deluxe art products, including a variety of pencils, paints, inks, brushes, tools and more.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the last business day of the month
Price: Starts at $55.00/every 3 months
What’s Included: Girl power is here to stay, and STRONG self(ie) is here to help tween and teen girls celebrate all the traits that make them unique! This one-of-a-kind quarterly subscription focuses on helping young women understand the value of hard work. Bringing everything from uplifting messages and trendy accessories to beauty products and sweet treats, every box focuses on goals, dedication, and plenty of encouragement.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or before the 10th of Mar, Jun, Sept and Dec
Price: Starts at $29.99/month
What’s Included: Watch knowledge and interest grow each month with Creation Crate, a box that offers a progressive curriculum where each box builds upon previous lessons and skills. This unique design helps to reinforce fundamental ideas and challenge kids to take learning further. Filled with lessons, video tutorials and design challenges, give your teens and tweens practical know-how while introducing them to exciting STEM careers!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from Canada on the 1st Tuesday or Friday following your order
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
What’s Included: From kawaii stickers and stationery to school supplies and fun accessories, CHIC & UNIQUE is a monthly subscription box that brings eclectic surprises that encourages tweens to shine in their own unique way! Great as a gift or as monthly motivation, each box centers around a fun theme and brings a handpicked assortment of exciting, useful products that will help them explore and grow.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 5 days of ordering
Price: Starts at $24.00/month
What's Included: We all know the pressure placed on young girls and women by unrealistic beauty standards. Not a representation or reflection of the majority, it's time to help girls between the ages of 8-12 realize the “Beauty On the Inside." This is the mission of the BOTI Box! Curated around empowering themes about inner beauty, each month focuses on self-love, delivering a mix of items and positive affirmations to be spoken loud and clear.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 4th of the following month
Price: Starts at $32.00/month
What's Included: Promoting creativity for tweens and teens doesn't have to be a struggle anymore with Terra Crate. Each monthly box is designed to do just that, bringing all that’s needed to craft 1 trendy, gender-neutral project. They'll unbox natural materials; full-color, illustrated step-by-step instructions; and high-quality tools (both project-specific and great for future use) so they can get down to making everything from dream catchers to tie-dyed T-shirts.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of the month
Price: Starts at $43.95/box
What's Included: A great gift for dancers, gymnasts and skaters, the Bunhead Box brings custom hair accessories and all the essentials to make the perfect tight topknot so young athletes can get down to business. Each box delivers a mix of high-quality items that are hand-selected for pampering, including everything from stage makeup and body care products to hair gear and an exclusive PT tool that'll help them show off their smooth moves!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 2-5 business days from ordering