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My Pretend Place Subscription Box Review – November 2015

My Pretend Place Subscription Box Review November 2015 - box

My Pretend Place is a subscription service for children, offering both a quarterly subscription of costumes and theme-related items and a monthly craft subscription. The costume subscription is always a lot of fun! This review is of the monthly crafts subscription.

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

My Pretend Place Subscription Box Review November 2015 - inside

The Subscription Box: My Pretend Place

The Cost: $15 per month, shipping included

COUPON: Use code playtime to save 20% off your first box!

The Products: Materials and instructions for two children (ages 3-8) to complete one craft.

Ships to: US only

Ships via: Fed Ex

My Pretend Place Subscription Box Review November 2015 - extras

My Pretend Place includes little extras like this every month – a note, a magnet, some stickers, and a handle to turn the box into a case for the finished products.

My Pretend Place Subscription Box Review November 2015 - letter

This is a letter sent to the kids talking about the historical and cultural significance of the Native American headdress. I really like that they always include letters like this! It’s good reading practice, plus it adds wonderful imagination to the creative process.

My Pretend Place Subscription Box Review November 2015 - instructions

This is a picture of the instructions, to give you some idea of how complete and easy to follow they are. This month we will be making our own headdresses!

My Pretend Place Subscription Box Review November 2015 - supplies

These were all the supplies that were included this month to finish our projects. Everything we needed was included except scissors.

My Pretend Place Subscription Box Review November 2015 - headdress-2

This is my son’s completed headdress! It looks so adorable on him!

My Pretend Place Subscription Box Review November 2015 - headdress

This is my completed headdress! It looks so adorable on me! Kidding, totally. I just like crafting with him, plus it helped him get the idea of what we were doing when I went first.

The verdict: I am a fan of My Pretend Place Crafts. It’s really inexpensive and provides a lot of fun crafting time, plus the crafts are actually toys. This subscription does a lot to support imaginative play! I think this would be a great subscription for an adult who regularly keeps kids, like a grandmother or aunt or babysitter, due to its low cost and the amount of time the kids can spend enjoying it.

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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 My Pretend Place Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews, Subscription Boxes for Kids| Tags: my pretend place | 2 comments

Comments (2)

  1. Have you reviewed Ivy Kids? I’ve tried many kids craft subscriptions but I feel like I get the most bang for my buck with this one. It is $39.99 but each box includes a book and a bookmark in addition to supplies for 8-12 crafts/games. I feel like it lasts the whole month. I’d be interested to see a MSA review.

  2. My kids wore theirs to my aunt’s house on Thanksgiving. Really liked this one!

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