Kids can get bored of toys more quickly than you can afford to make trips to the toy store! But play and toys go hand-in-hand with child development. Luckily, no matter your child's age, toy subscription boxes send out high-quality toys that will keep them busy for hours on end. Whether you're looking for holiday and birthday gift ideas, or like the idea of kids' subscription boxes that grow with your child, the Cratejoy Marketplace has something fun and exciting.
We’ve rounded up some of the most entertaining month-to-month subscriptions all about learning, growing, playing, and having fun! Read on for some of our top play kits for your early explorers.
Price: Starts at $18.50/month
What's Included: You’re never too young to be introduced to strong, confident women throughout history, and the GIRLS CAN! CRATE is on a mission to inspire and expose your children to a wide range of role models. Each monthly box delivers stories of fierce women along with coordinated STEAM activities, a 20-page activity book, and plenty of play props.
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada within 3 business days after the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $14.50/month
What's Included: If you're shopping for a child that loves to play dress-up, then The Fairy Bag is a must-try toy box. Choose between The Fairy Bag for ages 4-6, or The Pixie Bag for ages 7-10, to receive a fun assortment of pretend play accessories every month. Boxes include items to ignite imaginative play like costume jewelry, headbands, play nails, lip balms, and more.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. immediately after ordering, then in the last 2 weeks of future months
Price: Starts at $42.50/month
What's Included: Didis Toy Box is on a mission to enhance a child's playtime by delivering toys specifically chosen for kids' ages and developmental stages. Packed with top-quality, heirloom toys that are well-made and durable, each box brings a selection of full-sized educational toys perfect for piquing curiosity, promoting creativity, and encouraging exploration.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or around the 12th of each month
Price: Starts at $32.50/month
What's Included: When you're a child, is there anything better than getting mail with your name on it? With a Toy Box On The Go subscription, that special mail is packed with toys, toys, and more toys! Curated specifically for children ages 3-6 (though we imagine older kids would love it too!), each box includes fun educational toys, books, and crafts curated for girls or boys.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. between the 22nd-25th of each month
Price: Starts at $29.99/every 2 months
What's Included: Quality time reigns supreme when it comes to our kiddos. From the first box on, the Little Dreamers Club helps you give your little ones the attention they crave and the confidence they need to learn and explore. Open to find a selection of goodies that include everything from books and activity pages to art projects and hands-on craft ideas.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. immediately after ordering, then on the 5th of future months
Price: Starts at $9.00 CAD/month
What's Included: Everyone from supervised 2-year-olds to your favorite tweens can get behind the bright and colorful mix of stickers in the Big Kids Sticker Pack. Let your kids have all the sticker fun they want with this monthly subscription box from the Four Bears Sticker Club. They'll get 8+ sticker sheets to decorate school supplies, collect their favorites, or trade with friends!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from Canada on the 4th day of every month
Price: Starts at $38.00/month
What's Included: Perfect for those who love rainbows and unicorns, the Unicorn Dream Box is a monthly subscription that caters to this fantastic fandom. Prepare for squeals of delight with every magical unboxing experience, filled with a variety of unicorn-themed items like makeup, stationery, bedroom decor, school supplies, stickers, and special sweet treats.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. within 1-2 business days, then between the 13th-16th of future months
Price: Starts at $21.91/month
What's Included: Surprise your kiddos with activities that let them spend more quality time with you and learn about all things science and technology with Green Kid Crafts. Each themed monthly box brings hands-on DIY STEAM projects made from eco-friendly and sustainably sourced materials. Plus, all the crafts and activities are prepped for less stress and more fun!
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 1-4 days of ordering
Price: Starts at $24.99/month
What's Included: Keep a special something on hand for dreary days when you subscribe to Craft + Boogie. Packed with wholesome holiday fun for kids and parents, each box is like receiving a mini party in the mail. Designed around popular and lesser-known silly holidays, you'll unbox DIY craft projects, a music playlist, snack recipes, party supplies, and a board game for all to enjoy.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 1st of every month
Price: Starts at $18.00/month
What's Included: Handcrafted and designed for early learners by experienced educators, Wiggle Worms Kits bring playful STEM toys, activities, and crafts in every box. This open-and-go subscription sends all the materials and supplies the kiddos need to play and learn! Each box delivers at least 2 reusable activities, so the fun will last to the next monthly delivery (and beyond).
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 1st Wednesday of every month
Price: Starts at $26.67/month
What's Included: Have LEGO lovers in your house? Treat them to BRICKBOX, a fun toy box that packs in all kinds of brick loot. Each box is filled with authentic construction sets and mini-figures, unique accessories and building parts, tees, LEGO swag, and more. It's the perfect way to add to a growing stash of bricks.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or around the 21st of every month
Price: Starts at $29.16/month
What's Included: Whether you're into Montessori or traditional early learning styles, The Preschool Box is a great way to give your little ones a head start and prepare them for school success. Develop the basic building blocks of learning with a mix of engaging activities that helps them practice phonics, numbers, shapes and colors, along with an instructional learning guide for parents.
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada on the 6th of every month