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8 Craft Subscription Boxes for Creative Kids, Tweens, & Teens

8 Craft Subscription Boxes for Creative Kids, Tweens, & Teens

Say goodbye to bored children by subscribing to one of these awesome craft subscription boxes.

March is National Craft Month, making it the perfect time to introduce kits to a variety of arts and craft projects. Subscription boxes are an easy way to do just that without having to leave the comfort of your own home. Here are eight that can get your little one’s creative juices flowing.

Craft Subscription Boxes for Kids

We Craft Box

Ages: 3-9
Cost: $29.99 per month
Each month showcases a different theme, from outer space and glow-in-the-dark to Polar Bears and modeling clay. There is also a unique story about the projects to inspire kids and easy-to-follow photo instructions. Even better: Each box can be shared by two children—perfect for siblings!

Craft & Boogie

Age: 3-9
Cost: $24.99 per month
Celebrate different holidays with these subscription boxes that come with three to four festive crafts, a family game, snack recipes, paper table decorations, activity pages, a Spotify playlist, and a guide that teaches the history behind the holiday. Plus, each purchase helps fund craft kits for kids in foster care, children's hospital patients, and under-resourced schools.

Box of Crafts

Age: 4-9
Cost: Starts at $20 per per month
Launched by a husband and wife who admit they are not crafty, Box of Crafts is for those parents who want to craft with their kids but aren’t exactly tapped into their creative sides. Each shipment comes with four projects that have simple instructions, as well as tips that will hopefully inspire ideas for future DIYs.


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Kid Made Modern’s Craft Club Monthly

Age: 6 and older
Cost: $34.99 per month
Designed in collaboration with art educator Meri Cherry, each craft is designed to teach children new skills while allowing them to express their creativity. There are instructions, tips and tricks from Cherry, and the box can even be colored and reused to store leftover supplies.

Craft Subscription Boxes for Tweens and Teens

Annie’s Kit Clubs

Ages: 7-12
Cost: Starts at $19.98 per month
Annie’s offers two different subscription plans: The Creative Girls Club sends out two kits per month, allowing girls to learn painting, beading, stitching, paper crafting, and more, while the Young Woodworkers Kit Club introduces skills including learning to use small screws and nails, sandpaper, and a hammer, as well as learning the importance of making careful measurements. Every box comes with easy-to-follow instructions and all the materials needed.


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Terra Create

Age: 8-12
Cost: $34 per month
This company focuses on crafts inspired by nature, such as wood, wind, and sea. Not only does each box come with instructions and supplies, but also a short learning module about the element, the cultural history of the artform, and additional facts about the project.


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Doodle Crate

Ages: 9-16
Cost: $16.95 per month
Doodle Crates, offered by KiwiCo, offers unique crafting tools, materials, and techniques, along with illustrated instructions that explains the design history and inspiration. Your subscription also comes with online tutorials, tips, and tricks. Some recent projects include a felt succulent garden, a faux leather portfolio, and handmade soap.

Maker Crate

Age: 14+
Cost: $24.95 per month
KiwiCo also features this crafty subscription box for older kids, with the aim of teaching lifelong skills so they can keep making and designing for years to come. Sample crates have included macrame planters, punch-needle pillow, and terrazzo clay organizers.


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