You’ve heard us singing the praises of Kiwi Crate’s monthly subscription crates full of projects for kids ages 3-8 for years, but if your kids fall outside of those age ranges, tough luck, right? Not anymore. Their three new crates will help you cross off even more kids on your holiday list. Doesn’t that make you feel merry?
Older, artistic-minded kids who enjoy making things with their hands will dig Doodle Crate, with a new DIY idea packed inside each month for kids ages 9-16+. My two tweens loved making geometric canvas pouches inside the crate they tried. I appreciated that everything was included in the box, and the instructions were clear enough that they could do the entire thing without needing my help. And the finished products came out so nice, their pouches are gift-worthy, if they could bear to part with them.
Other projects include making color block candles, friendship bracelets, and painting projects. From what I’ve seen, I think my tweens would be just as jazzed about future crates as they’ve been about the first.
Aimed at kids ages 9-14+, Tinker Crate will appeal to kids who like to, well, tinker. If you have a child who loves to build things and figure out how they work, they’ll enjoy getting this crate and getting busy on projects focused on the hot topics of science, engineering and technology. Kids may make a working trebuchet one month, and then put together a simple motor the next. Tinker Crate clearly explains what is going on at each stage and, like their other crates, includes everything you’ll need inside that cardboard box.
The new Koala Crate includes age-appropriate activities for young kids ages 3-4, based on a theme like exploring colors, going on safari or transportation activities. Each crate contains the new imagine! magazine created in partnership with Highlights for Children to make sure you get the most out of your monthly crate.
Koala Crate would make an awesome gift for the younger sibling of a Kiwi Crate recipient who wants in on the fun but isn’t quite old enough for those projects. Activities in Koala Crate are aimed right at their developmental level with plenty of learning and creativity, but not at the expense of fun. And a small toy, like a soft block or toy truck, is included each month so that a child has something to hold onto long after the activities are done.
Check out Kiwi Crate‘s three new monthly subscription crates, Doodle Crate, Tinker Crate, and Koala Crate which can be gifted in 3, 6, and 12-month increments. And get 25% off your first crate this month with the code HOLIDAY25. Order soon for Christmas delivery!