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Bramble Box Props Subscription Box Review – October 2015

Bramble Box Props Subscription Box Review October 2015 - box

Bramble Box Props is a monthly subscription service for children that sends play materials centered around a theme, such as post office or detective.

This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

Bramble Box Props Subscription Box Review October 2015 - inside

The Subscription Box: Bramble Box Props

The Cost: $25

COUPON: Use code Subaddict30 to save 30% off any subscription! (excludes single kit purchases).

The Products: Gender neutral play materials grouped by theme to inspire creative exploration in kids age 3-8

Ships to: US & Canada

Bramble Box Props Subscription Box Review October 2015 - info

This month’s theme is “Wizardry!” My seven-year-old was totally excited about this theme. The inside lid of every Bramble Box has an info card like the one pictured above, detailing the items inside.

Bramble Box Props Subscription Box Review October 2015 - activity-book

This is a new feature this month – an activity book! It explains how to make the most of everything in the box.

Bramble Box Props Subscription Box Review October 2015 - activity-book-inside

Here’s a peek inside the activity book. I hope this trend continues! I have found that, generally speaking, the nicer the printed materials in a kid box, the higher quality the subscription is. It’s just a rule of thumb, but regardless of whether it’s true for each and every box or not, a nice booklet sure does make figuring out all the content easier.

Bramble Box Props Subscription Box Review October 2015 - hat

The first thing every good wizard needs is a hat! This is the template they sent for making one (scissors are mine, I had to weigh down the laminated paper since it was curling).

Bramble Box Props Subscription Box Review October 2015 - cape

If a Wizard wants to look totally smashing in his hat, he needs a good cape. This is the one we were sent.

Bramble Box Props Subscription Box Review October 2015 - supplies

These are the other supplies that were sent this month.

Bramble Box Props Subscription Box Review October 2015 - hat-wand

These are my little wizard’s completed hat and magic wand. They turned out really cute! The adhesive stars also really stick well.

Bramble Box Props Subscription Box Review October 2015 - cape-2

And this is the matching cape! Stars all around! My son actually looked really cute in all his wizard gear. The additional supplies were not for crafts, but are props for playing. There were some test tubes, color tabs, water crystals, fizzy tabs… You know, wizard stuff. Bramble Box sends a good mix of crafts, props, and activities.

The verdict: My seven-year-old son loves Bramble Box! I especially loved this month’s upgrade of printed materials. It really makes helping him out so much easier when I can clearly read what he’s supposed to be doing. This month’s theme was so much fun!

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Written by 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.

Posted in Bramble Box Props Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Kids| Tags: bramble box | 1 comment

Comment (1)

  1. Am I the only one it bothers that they stuck a totally incorrect and unnecessary apostrophe in the printed materials?

    “Wizard’s use magic wands…” Eek.

    On another note, my sister’s kids will soon be the right age for some of these types of subscriptions. They might make better gifts than the old standby of Toys R Us gift cards (they live out of state so any gift involves shipping).

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