Fantastic, creative concept that offers a wide variety of options for various ages and interests. Love that it's so hands-on and engages STEAM topics when most "technology" these days is just another screen. Overall, really pleased with it!
Bit more control/input over what comes would be terrific as the interests can vary quite a bit amongst my kids.
High qualityInnovative productWorks really wellSuper fun activityLove the brand's mission 💕
My daughter got a Tinker Crate subscription for her 10th birthday and loved it so much she asked for it again for her 11th. The projects are clever and while I'm not sure she's learning anything she enjoys it.
Maybe video explainers instead of the booklets?
Good for gifts 🎁High qualityCool look & feelWorks really wellSuper fun activity
My kids got this as a present from their grandma and it was so successful that we ended up subscribing on our own. 9/10 boxes, my kids love!
The company should be more communicative about how/when a recipient graduates from one type of box (Koala, Kiwi, Atlas, etc.) to the next. Once they feel they've outgrown a type, it's hard to keep them engaged.
It should also come with recommendations on how to store all the little creations! :D
Lovely customer supportGood for gifts 🎁Worth the money 💸Easy subscription management 🔁Fun unboxing 📦
We LOVE KiwiCo! Their crates are so creative and well done. They contain all of the materials needed for the project plus a wonderfully detailed and beautifully designed instruction booklet, and all of the Doodle crates and some of the Tinker crates come with a link to a video tutorial you can watch.
I hardly ever subscribe to boxes or products on a monthly service, but KiwiCo is an exception. (You can also try it out by buying a single crate from their store.) They also ship internationally if you want to gift this for someone who is abroad, which we did. Has also been recommended by Wirecutter as best subscription for kids and I couldn't agree more - one of the few startups that I feel are truly innovative and offer an exceptional product.
Their platform often has bugs, and I've had difficulty checking out on a couple of occassions. Also, while they have a decent selection in their store, you can't buy all of the crates you get, so even if you particularly loved one, you might not be able to gift it.
Good for gifts 🎁Innovative productWorth the money 💸Works really wellSuper fun activityLove the brand's mission 💕
I'm reviewing this from a gift perspective. It's one of the best for kids. I got a 6 month art subscription for my 12 year old niece for Christmas and she absolutely loved it – I just renewed because the experience has been so positive. The projects are high quality and engaging. The creations are include like light strings for her room, or a leather satchel. She eagerly awaits every month's shipment and sends me photos of her creations. It enables us to maintain a close connection through one of her passions, and it's great being a conduit for her in that sense. I plan to give subscriptions to all me nieces and nephews.
No complaints so far. Will update if I see some room for improvement.
Good for gifts 🎁High qualitySuper fun activityEco-friendly packaging