Panda Pals for Kids Subscription Box Review + Coupon – March 2017
Panda Pals is a subscription service that sends two pairs of fun socks for boys or girls ages 3-8 every month, plus fun activities to do together. Some of the designs are unisex, while some months have unique designs for boys and girls.
Panda Pals kindly sent us this package to review. (Check out our review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
This review is of the Small Kids Sock, $15 a month, box for ages 3-5 years.
The Subscription Box: Panda Pals
The Cost: $15 per month (or less with longer subscription commitments)
COUPON: Save 15% off your first box with code MSA15!
The Products: Two pairs of socks for ages 3-8 and an educational activity
Ships to: U.S. for $1, Internationally for $3
Good to know: Sock Panda donates a pair of socks to those in need for each new subscription purchased.
Keep Track of Your Subscriptions: Add this box to your subscription list or wishlist!
Panda Pals introduces a ‘pal’ each month – March features Charlie the Monkey! The theme this month is reading.
The suggested age range for Panda Pals is 3-8. The activity sheet this month introduces us to Charlie the Monkey and has some fun things to try on the front and back sheet:
My son (2) is a little too young for Panda Pals, but my niece is 5, right in the middle of the suggested age range. She’s pretty good with writing her letters already, but the math exercises would be a fun challenge.
I think Panda Pals generally does a good job of including a variety of different activities so there is at least one thing that a kid at any age would be able to do. My son is learning the ABC song right now, so even though he is nowhere near writing the letters, we still pointed at them while we sang and he pointed out the letters he does know.
Sock Panda always includes a sticker or two. In my experience, all kids this age love stickers, so they’re a great extra to throw in.
I am saving this alphabet sheet to give to my niece – she’s going to be thrilled with these!
Let’s check out the included socks this month:
Charlie the Monkey socks! He’s sitting in a tree reading a pile of books. We love his three-dimensional ears:
I’m pretty impressed with the amount of detail on Sock Panda socks, too.
The second pair features the alphabet!
Again, there’s a lot of detail on this pair, and the design is nice and colorful too.
Verdict: I love the theme of reading this month! I think Panda Pals is a great gift idea for kids. As a parent, socks are one of those things that are constantly going missing, so we’re always happy to get more. Kids love to get mail, too, and the activities help make this a subscription more interactive than others. Value wise, if you count the socks as $7.50 each, which is pretty average for kids’ patterned socks – plus you’re helping to donate socks to people in need, too.
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