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Kiwi Crate Subscription Box Review + Coupon – July 2016

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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 box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).


The Subscription Box: Kiwi Crate

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

COUPON: Use coupon code MSA30 to save 30% off your 1st month subscription (plus FREE shipping)!

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.

Ships to: US for free, Canada for $6.95 per month

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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. This month’s theme is “the power of water”!


Kiwi Crate seems to have recently transitioned from 2-3 small projects to one larger project. This month’s project is a water wheel!


Here’s a peek at the instructions. They are always complete and easy to follow.


These are the supplies that were provided. Everything was included that we needed this month.



This is my son’s completed water wheel! It turned out so great! He was really excited about it and completed all of it almost completely unassisted. He can pour water into the funnel on the top, and the water turns the wheel. The turning wheel then pulls the boat in by the string. So fun! It works just like this:

How awesome is that?


Also included in the supplies pictured above this month was everything my son needed to complete some animal splash paintings. I think they turned out great!

Verdict: Kiwi Crate is so awesome! My eight-year-old and I both love it! It is consistently top-notch in every regard – printed materials, supplies, project selection – everything is always really well done. The projects can usually be completed in about an hour, and it’s honestly one of our funnest hours all month. I would say at $20 per month, it’s an incredible value!

What do you think of Kiwi Crate?

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.

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

1 Comment

  1. Full disclosure, I don’t have kids – so not really a fan of children’s art, and have no reason to compliment it. That being said, I would completely frame those two pictures and put them up on my walls! Great job lil’ Rodriguez!

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