Subscription boxes can make a great gift for your family. They can provide fun and educational activities for your children or help promote your family’s health and wellbeing. Here are some of the best family subscription boxes in the UK right now.
Educational Activity Family Subscription Boxes
Our Little Globe
Explore a new country every month with Our Little Globe. Their fun and educational activity boxes help kids to discover the world, inspiring children to ask questions about new places and people and promoting tolerance of others. Their monthly adventure activity box includes a letter, themed craft activity, family recipe, stickers and themed colouring activity. Alternatively, the monthly happy post delivers a smaller package including a penpal letter, recipe cards and a passport.
Suitable for ages 5 – 10 years
Little Box of Books
Inclusive books featuring a diverse range of characters, situations and family setups. Each box includes puzzles and activities, a reading record and progress stickers, plus a free gift every month and a learning guide to help you make the most of your reading experiences. There are three different boxes available for different age groups.
Suitable for ages 0 – 11 years
A book club for babies! This award winning storybox delivers beautiful books and engaging toys every month. Each box is themed and customised to your little one’s age, containing high quality, durable books for you to explore together. The toys, puzzles or puppets included are designed to bring the books alive, and stimulate your child’s senses.
Suitable for ages 0 – 2 years
Wild At Home
A wildlife themed subscription box for mini-zoologists! Each box includes high quality items themed around a specially selected monthly animal. These gifts include books, stationery, models, gadgets, games and more! The featured animals cover a wide range including some that are less familiar. A fun way to learn about animals and conservation, and encourage curiosity about the natural world, with creative and outdoor learning opportunities.
Suitable for ages 5 – 9 years
Grow With Me
A research based play box of beautifully curated toys for babies, sent to your door every month. Each box is tailored to your baby’s age and developmental stage, allowing them to learn at their own pace. Encouraging learning through play and family bonding with open-ended sensory and wooden toys that can be played with in a variety of ways. The high quality items included in each box are worth more than what you pay each month, saving you money compared to buying the same products in the shops.
Suitable for ages 0 – 18 months
The Montessori Family
Montessori is an educational method designed around the natural development of the child, an approach that has been used for over 100 years. These subscription boxes are designed by a Montessori teacher with a background in child psychology. Each box is themed around specific learning skills and topics. The contents can be used in many ways so your child will be able to enjoy them for a long time. You will also get access to a dedicated member’s area to help you maximise your child’s learning and development.
Suitable for ages 3 – 6 years
Health and Wellness Family Subscription Boxes
Get your kids moving with the physical development activities included in the Mini Monsters subscription box! Crafted by Early Years specialists, each box is themed to encourage creative play, and will help develop your child’s agility, balance and co-ordination.
Suitable for ages 2 – 5 years
Discover the art of making your own skincare with Mini Earthlings. Perfect for tweens and teens, you can choose DIY skincare kits for body, bath, face or make-up. Mini Earthlings inspires girls to create healthy skincare habits from a young age. The kits are all natural and vegan and packed with skin enriching ingredients.
Suitable for ages 8 – 18 years
Teen Calm Box
A brave new subscription box to help teenagers conquer anxiety and isolation. Teen Calm encourages regular self-care, lifts spirits, and builds confidence. It is designed to help your teenager become more resilient in dealing with the challenges of life, and develop their self-regulation skills. Each box includes helpful gifts, stress-reducing toys and relaxation-inducing goodies.
Suitable for teenagers
Created by dentists, Habox is a subscription box that encourages good oral health. Every 3 months you will receive a box with age-appropriate dental products for your child, selected by dentists. Each box includes an eco-friendly toothbrush and toothpaste plus extra resources to make cleaning teeth more fun, such as a brushing timer, reward chart and disclosing tablets. The box aims to give you tools and tips to set up healthy habits for life.
Suitable for ages 0 – 12 years
BessieBox is packed with beauty treats for you to pamper yourself – perfect for mums and teenagers alike. Or their Spa & Scents box allows you to re-create the spa experience at home. Plus, the Little Miss Bessie Box is ideal for children and includes age-appropriate, fun beauty products, stationery and hair accessories.
Suitable for age 5 – adult
Our very own healthy snack subscription box! Every month you will receive a box of healthy snacks for all the family to enjoy. Each box includes fun favourites that your children will know and love, new products to encourage them to try new foods and flavours, plus some treats for mum and dad too.
Suitable for families
Clothing Family Subscription Boxes
Belles and Babes
Belles and Babes is a clothing hire subscription box offering stylish maternity clothing and luxury organic baby clothing. At these stages, clothes will only fit for a short amount of time, and hiring them is a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way for you and your baby to look your best. Baby clothes will be tailored to your baby’s age, gender and the season. They also offer a maternity capsule wardrobe with 8-9 items of clothing, which you can hire for as long as you need.
Suitable for: pregnancy to 12 months
The cosiest of subscription boxes, Pyjama Drama will send you a set of luxury pyjamas along with some hand-picked self-care products such as skincare, beauty, aromatherapy, socks, sleep masks and more! Everything you need for a lush night in, delivered to your door every 2 months.
Suitable for: older teens and mums
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