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Kiwi Crate Subscription Box Review & Coupon – August 2015

Anna Rodriguez
ByAnna RodriguezSep 1, 2015 | 1 comment

Kiwi Crate Subscription Box Review & Coupon August 2015 - box

Kiwi Crate by KiwiCo
4 overall rating
22 Ratings | 15 Reviews

Kiwi Crate is a subscription box for children ages 3-8. It arrives every month with all the materials and instructions needed to complete 2-3 crafts centered around a theme, plus additional materials to help educate young learners! This is still my seven-year-old son’s favorite box!

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Kiwi Crate Subscription Box Review & Coupon August 2015 - inside

The Subscription Box: Kiwi Crate

The Cost: Regular monthly subscription is $19.95 per month + free shipping

COUPON: Limited Time Only! Use code MSA50 to save 50% off your first box!

SHIPS TO: US for free, Canada for $6.95 per month

The Products: Crafts and DIY projects for kids, with supplemental learning kits, booklets, and activities. Crates are filled with materials and inspiration to encourage creativity and curiosity. Projects cover a number of developmental areas through art, science, and imaginative play.

Kiwi Crate Subscription Box Review & Coupon August 2015 - theme

This month’s theme is “A Day at the Lake”! What great timing! We just had an amazing day at the lake a couple of weeks ago, and the kids are still talking about how fun it was.

Kiwi Crate Subscription Box Review & Coupon August 2015 - paper-dolls

On the back of the theme card (every month) is a sticker to put on my son’s Kiwi Adventures Chart that he received with his first box. It also has little paper dolls that he can color and play with on the little set they print inside every box. I love that Kiwi Crate reuses the box!

Kiwi Crate Subscription Box Review & Coupon August 2015 - explore

Every month, Kiwi Crate includes a copy of explore! magazine. My son loves this magazine! He always wants to try all of the activities in it, and it also has some cute comics and short articles that are perfect for his reading level.

Kiwi Crate Subscription Box Review & Coupon August 2015 - projects

This month’s projects are a fish lantern and paddle boats! These are the instruction booklets. The instructions are always very clear and easy-to-follow. Also, along the bottom of the cover, you can see that there are indicators telling the adult three things: how messy the project will be, how much adult involvement will be required, and what skill development the project is good for. I have found these indicators to be very accurate!

Kiwi Crate Subscription Box Review & Coupon August 2015 - supplies

Usually the supplies for each project are kind of separated in the box, but this month everything was sort of jumbled together, so I just took a picture of all of the supplies for both projects together. Everything was included that we needed for both projects.

Kiwi Crate Subscription Box Review & Coupon August 2015 - lantern

This is my son’s completed fish lantern. So pretty!

Kiwi Crate Subscription Box Review & Coupon August 2015 - lantern-on

Here’s the lantern lit up. It looks amazing! This project was a little time-consuming and a little messy, but it was totally worth it! I think we will bring this as a present for Grandma and Grandpa when we go see them next week!

Kiwi Crate Subscription Box Review & Coupon August 2015 - boats

Here are our completed paddle boats – I made the one on the left and my son made the one on the right. I hope you can read that his sail says, “The Happy Ship!” He is so sweet. These turned out cute, but more importantly, they work! We had a blast with these at bath time last night! We raced them until we broke the rubber band on The Happy Ship.

The verdict: I think this was actually our favorite Kiwi Crate so far! We love Kiwi Crate! Making the crafts is always fun for my son and I, but this month was really extra special because both crafts are also great to keep.

What did you think of this month’s Kiwi Crate?

Kiwi Crate ($19.95 per month + free shipping) is a subscription service from KiwiCo that sends your child a monthly box filled with materials and inspiration to encourage creativity and curiosity. Projects cover a number of developmental areas including science, technology, engineering and art throu... read more.
Anna Rodriguez
Anna Rodriguez
Anna has been a fan of subscription boxes since joining Birchbox in 2013, but didn't become a true addict until discovering subscriptions she could share with her children. Her favorites include Kiwi Crate and Fab Kids.

Anna Rodriguez
Anna Rodriguez
Anna has been a fan of subscription boxes since joining Birchbox in 2013, but didn't become a true addict until discovering subscriptions she could share with her children. Her favorites include Kiwi Crate and Fab Kids.
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Kate

We have been subscribing for about a year and love our Kiwi box each month. Somehow the box always seems to arrive at just the right time, and my husband and I enjoy making the projects with our five year old who anxiously anticipates her “surprise box” each month.

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