New trends pop up seemingly overnight for tweens, especially tween girls, and their world is constantly changing. 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 an important transitional phase filled with learning and exploration. Here at Cratejoy, we have plenty of gift subscriptions and monthly tween and teen boxes that offer fun ways to enjoy a little freedom, explore new interests, like self-care and clothing styles, and develop their unique identity.
Monthly subscription services 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. Whether you're looking for fun gift ideas, a reward for their achievements, or something special to encourage them, we've got doodle crates, DIY beauty and craft boxes, and book-of-the-month clubs that fit the bill. No matter what vibe you’re after, this lineup delivers the goods for tweens and teens!
The BOTI Box (Beauty on the Inside) is full of unique and positive goodies for girls in the 8-12 age group. Focusing on themes, like inner strength and empowerment, the inspiring folks behind the box curate an assortment of gift items that aim to help young girls find and embrace their inner beauty, including pampering products, jewelry and positive affirmations.
Right from the first box, Black Girl MATHgic sets out to serve the most underrepresented demographic in STEM careers by helping girls of color connect math fundamentals to the real world! Highlighting different Black women role models, every monthly box includes a themed math activity booklet, fun educational add-ins, and a "Caring Adult Guide" filled with educational tips and pointers.
Fashion Angels craft and clothing subscription box, Find Your Wings, arrives each month filled with fresh and colorful items. She’ll pull out her doodle pad and get ready for fun craft projects with a monthly box that sends everything from age-appropriate beauty products to glitter pens — the perfect gift for your sparkly daughter, niece or bestie!
Tweens & Teens
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. They’ll build strong self-esteem and grow in confidence sporting fashionably quirky items. With stickers, school supplies, glam bags and other trendsetting accessories, this will become their new favorite subscription.
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.
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. The items in every box are handpicked for pampering, including stage makeup, body care products, hair gear and even an exclusive PT tool that'll help them show off their smooth moves!
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 their heart desires. GeekGear delivers a box of wizarding magic featuring officially licensed products, like exclusive graphic T-shirts, unique collectibles, original art, and a high-quality loose-leaf tea blend.
Middle-grade readers and YA bookworms will both enjoy getting a new monthly title from The Book Drop. This book club not only has options for readers of all ages, but it’s simple and straightforward, bringing the Independent bookstore vibe right to the front door. Award your kiddos for their hard work with good reads selected just for them (and gift wrapped, too)!
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 box 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 enjoying an at-home spa day with the squad, get an assortment of premium Korean sheet masks or upgrade to a curated mix of masks and full-size skincare goodies.
Perfect for a young woman who prefers to make a more subtle statement through her accessories, the Glamour Jewelry Bag is a beauty subscription that sends a 3-piece collection of delicate, minimalist jewelry in her preferred jewel tone. Whether it’s dainty pendant necklaces, rings, dangle earrings or classic studs, she’ll get just the right amount of bling.
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. Unbox 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!
Watch knowledge and interest grow each month with Creation Crate, a box that offers a progressive curriculum where the STEM projects in each box build upon previous lessons and skills. This unique design reinforces fundamental ideas and challenges kids to take learning further. Filled with lessons, tutorials and design challenges, give your teens practical know-how while introducing them to exciting STEM careers!
The makeup and beauty craze just won’t quit, so make sure your teen has all the supplies they want and need at a great price with the EYESCREAM Beauty Box. Whether it’s a palette filled with the most trendy shades, the latest application accessory, or a product that will give them the perfect pout, they’ll love experimenting with all the products and creating the perfect look.