Panda Pals is a subscription service that sends two pairs of fun socks for boys or girls ages 3-8 every month, plus fun “socktivities” to do together. Some of the designs are unisex, while others have unique designs specifically for boys and girls.
This review is of the Small Kids Sock, $16 a month, box for ages 3-5 years.
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.)
About Panda Pals
The Subscription Box: Panda Pals
The Cost: $16 per month (or less with longer subscription commitments)
The Products: Two pairs of socks for ages 3-8 and an educational activity
Ships to: The U.S. for free, Internationally for $3
Good to Know: Sock Panda donates a pair of socks to those in need for each new subscription purchased. As of January 2018, the company has donated nearly 100,000 socks to homeless shelters, low-income senior centers, hospitals, and underprivileged classrooms throughout the country!
Panda Pals May 2020 Review
Every month Panda Pals sends us a "socktivity" and this month it was about the Siberian Husky! While some months have a lot of facts and activities, this page is a coloring page and a "Spot the Difference" sheet. We also received 3 paw print stickers to add to our sticker collection!
Hank was a whiz at finding the 5 differences! Now onto the socks!
Siberian Husky Socks
So our first pair of socks kind of cracked me up...I don't know if you have heard of "Jody Highroller," but he is a rap artist that happened to go to the same school as me, and is known for his bright eccentric style, and his love of husky pups. Because of the bright blue and purple colors and huskies, I feel these socks were made for him! Anyways, my kids have no idea who that rapper is, but they love the socks and want to keep them for themselves. The tongue sticking out really can't be beat! Like always, these socks fit perfectly, and add the perfect pop of color to any stay-home-order outfit!
The second pair of socks we received is another animal print, this time featuring the panda! These bright orange and blue socks are covered in cute panda faces and are bound to put a smile on anyone's face who sees them! They usually send coordinating socks with the same type of animal, but we were happy to receive similar styles, as the boys didn't fight as much about who got which pair. I did want to note that neither pair was adorned with the usual "Panda Pals" logo, and I'm not sure why.
Verdict: Panda Pals is always a surprise! You never quite know what you are going to get! This month was a little different than previous months as the socks didn't feature their usual logos, and the socks weren't coordinated. I don't mind, as they seem like their usual high-quality selves otherwise. Charlie and Hank love wearing these socks, and I can tell you that these bright patterns make it easy to sort socks out of the dryer! We can't wait to see what they send next month!
To Wrap Up:
Can I still get this box if I sign up today? Each package is customized by size and gender, so yours might look different! If you order today, your socks will be sent USPS within 3-5 days of account activation and will be sent around the same time each month.
Value Breakdown: At $16 a month, you are paying $8 per pair of socks, which is a little higher priced than other socks, but you are also helping people in need by purchasing!
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Have you tried Panda Pals? If so, what did you think?