If you want to be certain that your child’s brain development and sensory development is being stimulated while they’re having fun, you might be interested in trying sensory toy subscriptions.
Children on the autism spectrum deserve toys made specifically for their sensory processing and educational needs. Cratejoy’s marketplace includes autism toys and subscription boxes geared toward hands-on learning for all ages.
We’ve picked 11 of our favorite educational subscriptions that pack fun, creativity, and learning all into one box so you can be involved in your kid’s social and mental growth.
What You’ll Get: Sensory TheraPLAY boxes include 5-8 carefully curated sensory toys for children on the autism spectrum and those with sensory processing needs in mind. Each box includes items like playdough, coloring books, play foam, and more, to encourage development of motor skills.
Shipping: Ships worldwide in the first week of every month
Price: Starts at $34.99/mo
What You’ll Get: HOOT for Kids focuses on refining motor skills, sensory play, strength, oral motor, and visual perception development. No developmental stone goes unturned! Your children will receive 3 or more toys every month depending on the subscription size you choose.
Details: Ships within the U.S. every week
What You’ll Get: MyEduCrate is an award-winning monthly subscription that delivers educational themed items to motivate and engage your 6-11 year old child’s growing mind. Each box will include learning challenges, hands-on learning materials, resources selected by certified teachers, and nonfiction readers.
Shipping: Ships worldwide on the 20th of every month
Price: $87.00/3 months
What You’ll Get: My Sensory Box chooses projects and motor function utensils to stimulate problem solving and cognitive skills, vocabulary, and social interaction in children over the age of 3. They include 4-6 items for all senses and 1-3 motor function utensils.
Details: Ships worldwide in the first week of every month
Price: Starts at £7.95/mo
What You’ll Get: With Mysteries in Time, young historians will receive a time machine bursting with high-quality, fun activities bringing world history to life. Follow Max & Katie’s exciting adventures through history in the illustrated story books, while learning fun facts in the colorful history booklet. Get creative and make a stunning craft and have fun solving the puzzles.
Details: Ships worldwide on the 23rd of every month
Price: Starts at $29.95/mo
What You’ll Get: The Girls Can! Crate inspires girls between the ages of 4 and 8 to believe they can BE and DO anything by introducing them to fearless women who made the world a better place. Each crate celebrates the life of an awesome lady from history and includes a 20-page activity book with her story, 2-3 hands-on STEAM activities, a focused character trait to develop, and fun play props! This box is a feminist-first education tool that puts girls in the driver’s seat of their education and lives.
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada around the 15th of every month
Price: Starts at $29.99/mo
What You’ll Get: Tired of the parenting scramble? Surprise Ride sends monthly pre-planned activities right to your door so you can take a break while the kids learn and play. Each box covers a theme and includes all the supplies needed for two activities, a book, a snack, and instant fun. This crate is great for kids ages 6-11 and promises hours of creative learning and play.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 7th of every month
Price: Starts at $9.99/mo
What You’ll Get: Looking to inspire the next generation of scientists? Look no further than the Spangler Science Club subscription box. Each month, your box will feature the coolest hands-on science experiments designed by America’s science teacher, Steve Spangler. Perfect for children in grades K-6, this box offers brainy projects and “take-it-further challenges” that combine just the right mix of critical thinking, tinkering, and fun.
Shipping: Ships to select countries around the 5th of every month
Price: Starts at $29.95/mo
What You’ll Get: If you’re getting ready for your little ones to start school but want to know that they’re prepared, let The Preschool Box help you out. You can choose to receive enough materials for 1 or 2 children. The boxes include books, pamphlets, coloring tools, activities that build phonics skills, and much more.
Shipping: Ships worldwide on the 6th of every month
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