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History Unboxed Subscription Box Review + Coupon – June 2016

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History Unboxed is an educational subscription for children ages 5-15 that provides a monthly adventure into a different historical epoch each month. My ten-year-old son is a huge history buff, so I had to sign him up as soon as I learned about it!

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

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The Subscription Box: History Unboxed

The Cost: $29.97 per month + $7 shipping = $36.97 per month

COUPON: Use code MYSA294 to save 50% off your first box when you sign your first child up for a regular subscription!

The Products: Recipes, crafts, art, myths, and relatable details of a different time and place in history every month

Ships to: US only at this time

Good to know: History unboxed has two different subscription levels, one for children ages 5-9 and one for children ages 10-15. This review is the 10-15 age range.

Also Good to Know: This box usually arrives after the month has passed. It’s not a big deal to me, but I know some people don’t like that.

Check out all our History Unboxed reviews and the  Kids Subscription Box Directory for more educational boxes!

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This month’s package is all about ancient Alexander the Great! Ava (our host through the ancient world) usually sends a letter, but this month she sent four letters from different years during this timespan.

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This is our coloring page for the month. Coloring is not really big amongst ten-year-olds, but my son is diligently coloring these and adding them to his binder from the welcome box.

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This is the printed material History Unboxed now sends, combining further learning, stories, and instructions and background for the activities into one slick booklet. I like that! The second picture gives you some idea of the types of information and pictures you might find inside.

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This month, History Unboxed sent an Alexander the Great action figure! How fun! My son actually thought this was a pretty funny inclusion, but the doll is now proudly atop my son’s “nerd shelf.”

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This month’s activity was to color the regions of Alexander the Great’s empire in this map. These are the supplies and instructions that were included.

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This is my son’s completed map. Pretty cool!

Verdict: History Unboxed is a fun way to teach your kids more about ancient history than what they tend to learn in school. I think the way this information is taught, with hands-on activities, tends to stick with the kids a little better than just reading and taking tests. I think this would be an excellent resource for children who are home schooled.

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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.

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