Show your children that reading can be an adventure and a treat with a box full of books, gifts, and even costumes delivered to your home with their name on it.
A monthly subscription box is a gift that keeps giving well beyond birthdays or holidays, just like the magic of reading.
We’ve gathered the 10 best boxes on Cratejoy for kids ages 0 to 13 who either want to start reading or already quickly devour new books.
Price: Starting at $19.99/mo
What You’ll Get: Experts from the award-winning Reading Bug bookstore pick 3 to 6 books based on age, interests, and reading level. The box can grow with your child with options for Baby Bugs (ages 0-3), Reading Bugs (ages 0-13), or Reading Bug siblings (ages 0-13). The Reading Bug Boxes also come with extra gift items to reward your kids for developing their reading skills.
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Hong Kong between the 15th and 20th of each month.
What You’ll Get: From newborns to pre-teens, Kids BookCase Club provides an affordable way for your child to immerse themselves in another world. Valued at over $45, the three books are picked based on age and gender and are great for beginner readers.
Shipping: Ships worldwide on the 1st of every month
What You’ll Get: This box isn’t just for young readers aged 0 to 12, but there’s a little gift included for their generous mom too! The boxes include 3 board books and 1 activity book aimed to instill confidence and literacy. They’ll be boldly reading out loud in class with My First Reading Club.
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada in the last week of the every month
What You’ll Get: For the budding actors and actresses who like to bring their favorite characters to life, Little Bookish Wardrobe packages a book and fun play outfits to match. Clothes are for 3-7 year old boys and girls.
Shipping: Ships worldwide in the first week of every month
What You’ll Get: Lillypost could be an exciting piece of mail with four books, stickers, and a note adorably wrapped just for your children Get you newborn or toddler started with either a picture book box, board book box, or a mix of the two for transitioning kids aged 0 to 3.
Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada by the 20th of every month
What You’ll Get: MyBookBox takes reading seriously by picking only the newest releases. The box includes two books for whichever age range or genre you desire, which means you and your child can have a book delivered at the same time. Also great if you have 2 children who couldn’t be more different!Choose from children 3-7, 8-12, fiction, mystery, non-fiction, and young adult. If that wasn’t enough, there’s also a mystery gift included.
Shipping: Free shipping worldwide (except U.A.E.) between the 18th and 22nd of every month
What You’ll Get: A unique set of 12 story books for parents who want to foster spiritual understanding, mindfulness, meditation, and gratitude in their kids. The box includes 1 story book, stickers, activities, and an 8-page coloring book to keep your child’s mind full of conscious concepts.
Shipping: Ships worldwide on the 20th of every month
What You’ll Get: Full of encouraging messages and carefully chosen board and picture books, Bookroo provides a boost for new readers ages 0 to 3 or more experienced 2 to 6 year olds. Each box contains 2 or 3 books not specific to a gender and Bookroo promises to give you $5 if you receive a book you already have.
Shipping: Ships within a week of purchase to the U.S. and Canada
9. LitJoy Crate
What You’ll Get: Bring out the fun of reading with a themed book box and 3 or 4 bookish trinkets. LitJoy delivers only new releases of pictures books (ages 3-7), middle grade (ages 8-13), or young adult books (14+) and supports small stores.
Shipping: Ships to most countries on the 20th of every month
10. The Story Box
Price: Starting at $14.99/mo
What You’ll Get: Encouraging parents to read with their children, The Story Box includes 2 books and a guide written by speech pathologists to promote communication. Choose between a picture books package for 2-6 year olds, a board books package for 0-2 year olds, or get a family pack for a mix of board and picture books.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 21st of every month