It’s Child’s Play | 5 subscription boxes for kids

It’s Child’s Play!


Entertaining children is often far from easy, with the exhausting combination of inventing new activities to keep them engaged while encouraging learning through play. Thankfully, there is a growing market for kids’ subscription boxes, likely to be fun for both kids and parents!


Our Little Globe

Our Little Globe is a monthly adventure activity box, with options from just £4.95 per box. The boxes contain a range of crafts, stickers and activities designed to help children learn about countries and cultures around the world, promoting kindness and understanding through independent and creative play. Our Little Globe supports the Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stages 1 and 2 National Curriculum.


Mud and Bloom

Perfect for the budding gardener, Mud and Bloom inspires children to connect with nature via its monthly box. Aimed at 3-8-year-olds, Mud and Bloom costs from £10.95 per box, with subscription and gift options available. All activities have been created by qualified teachers, with each box containing materials for four seasonal activities, such as gardening and nature crafts.



Creative boxes for curious kids! Created by a group of former teachers, educators and artists, toucanBox promotes learning via self-discovery and hands-on experience. The personalised boxes cost from £8.95 per month and contain all the materials you need for two craft projects, plus stickers and a magazine.


Letterbox Lab

Have you got an aspiring scientist on your hands? If so, this is the subscription box for them! Letterbox Lab is an award-winning hands-on science lab for children aged 6 and over, with boxes starting at £9.50. The entry-level box contains everything you need to perform 3-4 experiments, as well as a booklet, stickers and videos. Eureka!


Little Cooks Co

Exactly what its name suggests, Little Cooks Co’s monthly boxes encourage learning through baking. Your monthly subscription box contains recipes, activities, stickers and all the dry ingredients you need to make the month’s tasty bake, with an information email sent before shipping to give you time to collect any fresh ingredients you may need. Every three months, your little cook will progress to a new level, earning badges and certificates along the way.

Little Cooks Co

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