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My ZOO Box – Should We Review It?

Mallory @ MSA
ByMallory @ MSADec 3, 2020 | 26 comments

My Zoo Box
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Image via My ZOO Box

My ZOO Box is a monthly subscription box focused on kid-friendly animal education:

Inspiring young animal enthusiasts! Each month a new animal will fly, swim, float, or stomp through your door. From the smallest of birds, the bee hummingbird, to the largest of mammals, the blue whale, your child will develop a deep connection to the wonders of the world in which they live through exposure and inquiry. Let the wild adventure begin!

Image via My ZOO Box

My ZOO Box has three subscription tiers and is available for 1, 3, 6 or 12-month subscriptions:

  • Mini Zoo Includes: Animal Friend, Book, Passport (In first shipment), Sticker, and Postcard
  • Monthly Subscription Includes: Animal Friend, Book, Passport (In first shipment), Sticker, Postcard, Art/Science Project, Recipe, Animal Anatomy Poster, and Special Surprise
  • Sibling Pack Includes: An extra Animal Friend, Art/Science Project, Passport (In first shipment), Sticker, and Special Surprise

The Box: My ZOO Box

The Cost: $19.95 – $34.95 per box

The Products: 5-9 items focused on the animal of the month

Ships to: the United States and Canada

 

What do you think of this box? Would you like to see it reviewed? 

"My ZOO Box is the WILDEST way to learn about animals! Each month a new animal will fly, swim, float, or stomp through your door. Your child will develop a deep connection to the wonders of the world in which they live through exposure and inquiry."
Mallory @ MSA
Mallory @ MSA
Mallory joined the MSA team in 2020. She focuses on engaging with our community online, through daily emails, and across our social media channels. Based in New York City, she can often be found biking through Central Park, scoping out under-the-radar coffee shops, and listening to the Hamilton cast album on an endless loop. Her current favorite subscriptions are Hello Fresh and Fabletics.

Mallory @ MSA
Mallory @ MSA
Mallory joined the MSA team in 2020. She focuses on engaging with our community online, through daily emails, and across our social media channels. Based in New York City, she can often be found biking through Central Park, scoping out under-the-radar coffee shops, and listening to the Hamilton cast album on an endless loop. Her current favorite subscriptions are Hello Fresh and Fabletics.
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26 comments

Candace

Yes to reviews!!

Christina

Yes to a review

Jill

I ended up ordering a couple days ago, and it shipped a day later! Will try to remember to update here (saving for my daughter for Christmas, but will probably open it to look at things, then repackage). Hoping it’s the polar bear one like they said, because she likes those. I signed up for the 6 months, used the code, and got first month for $10 (to cover shipping). The nice thing is, the 6-month appears to be a pay each month, cancel whenever. The yearlong one, you have to pay all at once though.

Mallory @ MSA

Hi Jill! This is great to hear – we can’t wait to hear what you think!

Shelly Darling

I would love to see a review for this

Mallory @ MSA

Glad to hear it, Shelly!

Carol

What a great box! I can’t wait until my niece is older (and I kind of want the panda one for myself lol).

Kelle

I would love to see it reviewed! I just got something similar for my niece and nephew for Christmas. They are getting a symbolic adoption of a wild animal (black Jaguar and a red panda)! It’s similar to this-stuffed animal, adoption paper, photo, card about the specific animal and a gift bag. But it was much more expensive!

Mallory @ MSA

Awesome! Thanks for letting us know, Kelle!

Jennifer C

YES please review! I would be interested to see what each sub tier includes to get a sense for what is typically included.

Serena

Omg I didn’t know this existed. I just signed my toddler up!!

jen

Looks great, but my kids are vegan. I won’t let them eat shark meat. Useless recipe for us!

Snow

Highly doubt there’s a recipe using shark meat 😂

Greta

Someone is a control freak.

Liz

I may be wrong but I’d guess it’s not a shark meat recipe. Shark meat is uncommon to eat in the US, some species are endangered and the mercury content is very high. And the giraffe box certainly doesn’t have a giraffe meat recipe

I’d imagine the recipe is for something like cupcakes with a fin on them. Now, again, I may be wrong but that’s my assumption. Recipe likely isn’t vegan but it would be more along the lines of using nut milk and an egg replacer

Jill

Dea, your comment made me laugh, particularly because I used to have a guinea pig named Rufus! (And some South American cultures do eat guinea pig…)

Dea

Jen, no sub for children will start by making you learn about the animal and how wonderful it is and then say: “and this is how we cook Rufus!”

Danielle

I agree, Liz. I HIGHLY doubt they’re sending a shark meat recipe.

Bonnie

Get the mini box…just stuffed animal, book, passport. No recipe.

Boxtopus!

I would much rather see the Helping Animals box reviewed. (But I don’t have children.)

Mackenzie

This is SO cute! I love it! I grew up alongside Zooboomafoo and am really grateful for all of the knowledge that the show imparted to me. I think it instilled a lifelong passion and curiosity for animals. This would be awesome for young ones (I’d low key like one of these for myself too, LOL).

Dea

Animal education is SOOOOOOO important in my book, and I think that this is a great idea.

I remember how disappointed I was when I went to the Georgia Aquarium within a year of its opening. There was no signage with educational components for any age group – not even “this fish lives mostly in the waters around country X and is actually related to animal XYZ. Moreover, this fish can live to [insert number] years.”

Jennifer

Sure! I agree on the comment it would be nice to have a version without the stuffed animals, as my kids have loads of toys they have accumulated already.

I’d recommend they do collectable flash cards instead, like each box has 5 flashcards on different species of the chosen animal, that match in a set with flashcards from other boxes. That way it’s a functional toy and learning game at the same time.

Ashlea

I’d like to see a review. Great idea but wish there was an option without the “animal friends” because we have enough of those.

Jill

I’d like to see this reviewed!

Alice

Yes! This will be percent for my great nieces and great nephew.

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