Our Favorite Kids Subscription Boxes

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When it comes to keeping toddlers and preschoolers busy with home activities, it’s never a bad idea to have a few tricks up your sleeves! Kids subscription boxes are a fast and fun way to keep little ones busy without turning on the television or worrying about the weather. If you’re not sure where to start, don’t worry!

Here are our top seven favorite kids’ subscription boxes for preschoolers and toddlers:

  • Mommy and Me Art Box, part of Kid’s Art Box
  • KiwiCo Crate
  • Little Learners Busy Box
  • The Sensory Toy Box
  • The Preschool Box
  • Reading Bug Box
  • The Robot Garage

Mommy and Me Art Box

In terms of kids’ subscription boxes, the Mommy and Me Art Box is a great starting place for families looking for easy home activities for their toddlers and preschoolers. The box features several options and can be customized for the number of children as well as how often you want to receive each box. You can try the current Kid’s Art Box, subscribe and pay each month, or subscribe for a quarter with billing every three months. You’ll save 15% if you subscribe and pre-pay for a year. Each Kid’s Art Box – Mommy and Me Edition box includes a variety of home activities, including three art projects, one science project, and one visual recipe. They also feature a Daddy and Me Art Box as well as the My Artist Box.

Daddy and Me Art Box feature a new theme every month with 3 art and craft activities, 1 science activity, and 1 origami project. This favorite box is Montessori inspired and perfect for ages 4-7. The new My Artist Box features video tutorials to accompany 2 art activities to reproduce a similar famous art piece, 1 to practice technique, and 1 diorama about the artist.

Sign up using this link for $10 off your subscription to Mommy and Me Art Box. 


KiwiCo Crates

The KiwiCo subscription crate is another favorite, providing fun opportunities to enrich and inspire young minds. With a variety of options to explore, you’ll choose a crate according to your child’s age and interest. You’ll find innovative projects for infants to age 16+. We’re pretty sure you’ll find yourself engaging in the activities too. Your child will explore, discover, design, and engineer with interests spanning early childhood learning to geography, art, and science. Try a KiwiCo innovation crate today and receive 50% off your first month.

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Little Learners Busy Box

Brooke knows how it feels to be the mother of toddlers and preschoolers. The Little Learners Busy Box is Brooke’s way of providing reusable, educational, and engaging home activities to keep children busy without added screen time. You can order Brooke’s kids’ subscription boxes monthly, or pre-pay for three, six, or 12 months. The boxes feature a variety of home activities that are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers and have enough materials to be shared by siblings!


The Sensory TheraPLAY Box

The Sensory TheraPLAY Box is one of the best kids’ subscription boxes for preschoolers and toddlers with autism or developmental delays. A pediatric occupational therapist curates each box and includes items designed to create home activities that are fun and help develop crucial sensory-motor skills. Parents can purchase the Sensory TheraPLAY Box individually or subscribe and save.  The Sensory TheraPLAY Box also has an option for teen/adult sensory boxes!


The Preschool Box

If you’re looking to get the most bang for your buck, The Preschool Box is the way to go when it comes to kids’ subscription boxes. Each box includes at least 16 activities that teach preschoolers and toddlers essential skills in reading and math. You can shop for individual boxes with specific themes or subscribe to monthly activities for up to three children.


Reading Bug Box

Reading is one of the most important skills a child learns. Encouraging positive early literacy skills in preschoolers and toddlers will help them arrive for kindergarten ready for success. The Reading Bug Box is one of our favorite kids’ subscription boxes for filling your child’s life with books. Every book in the Reading Bug Box is hand-selected by the experts at The Reading Bug, a family-owned, independent children’s bookstore. Parents can choose from pre-selected titles for toddlers ages birth to 30 months or subscribe to personalized boxes with age options ranging from birth to four years, five to eight years, and eight to 13 years.

The Robot Garage

The Robot Garage is one of our favorite subscription boxes. Combining engineering, robotics, and fun, their hands-on boxes are meant to create an “aha” moment for every child who buys one. With subscription boxes for different age groups, each box comes with video tutorials and a bonus activity or game upon project completion. Family-owned, we give them a 10/10!


Finding home activities for your little ones to keep them educated and thriving can be a challenge. At The Breakie Bunch, our expert staff provides high-quality child care for children from six weeks of age to twelve years. Our curriculum focuses on meeting children’s physical, emotional, and developmental needs in an environment that feels like home. To learn more about The Breakie Bunch, visit our website or call 248-674-9543!