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Kiwi Crate Review

In this article, we will discuss:

Kiwi Crate is a Kiwi Co. educational subscription box geared toward children of all ages. If you subscribe, each month, your child will receive a box with a S.T.E.M.-related (science, technology, engineering, math) hands-on project or creative materials. Depending on her age, level, and the particular project, as your child explores with her kit, she may need some assistance. Overall, it’s a great way for children to continue to expand their learning and their passion for creativity.

Let’s take a look at how Kiwi Crate works and what you can expect when you sign up!

What’s Included?

Each time your daughter receives her kit, it will contain a unique set of materials that are developmentally appropriate for the stage she is in.

For reference, the five to eight  year old crate includes a maker project, creative learning materials, a copy of Explore magazine, and online DIY ideas. To find out what exactly is going to be included in a box for a particular age range, take a look at Kiwi Co.’s website. https://www.kiwico.com/

You can guarantee that each Kiwi Crate will be filled to the brim with fun activities and lots of fun things to do!

STEAM Features

The creative and building components of the Kiwi Crate align with the S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, architecture, math) model. It’s perfect for growing your child’s knowledge in the area of STEAM; you can build off prior knowledge, or allow your child to start from scratch.

Everything that is sent by Kiwi Co. has been very well evaluated. Designers and testers invest 1000 hours of their time to create each crate. Parents can trust that the crates are high-quality and will be enjoyed by your child. On Kiwi Co.’s website, they say, “Our goal is to inspire kids to see themselves as scientists, artists, and makers”.

Kiwi Crate enables your kids to play and create with these fun and unique boxes. They will have to use their problem-solving skills and experiment; what a great way for children to learn!

Creativity and Discovery

Kiwi Crates really give children an opportunity to explore and try new things. They won’t be bored of doing these projects while getting to be creative. Each box includes a new project, which encourages children to branch out and try something new. They can learn a lot from completing these projects.

Kiwi Crates are great for any time, of course, but they are especially useful on rainy or cold days.  They’re also a unique, fun option during this time of quarantining and social distancing.  Box Options

As mentioned, Kiwi Crates are available for children of all ages. The company offers boxes for six different age groups with varying themes, including:

  • Tadpole Crate: 0-36 months, Explore and Discover
  • Koala Crate: , Ages 3-4, Play and Learn
  • Kiwi Crate: Ages 5-8, Science, Art, and More
  • Atlas Crate: Ages 6-11, Geography and Culture
  • Doodle Crate: Ages 9-16+, Art & Design Techniques
  • Tinker Crate: Ages 9-16+, Science & Engineering
  • Eureka Crate: Ages 14-104, Engineering and Design

You can switch between crates as needed so it’s perfect for children with changing interests!

About the Membership

Since Kiwi Crate is a subscription box, you can sign up for a monthly, 3-month, 6-month, or 12-month membership. As with most subscription boxes, you will save more money the longer you subscribe.

The pricing is as follows:

Monthly: $19.95/month

3 months: $19.95/month

6 months: $18.50/month

12 months: $16.95/month  

Things to Keep in Mind When Using Kiwi Crate

  • The subscriptions from Kiwi Crate renew automatically. You are able to cancel whenever you would like to, but make sure you stay on top of it, so you don’t get charged too much.
  • You can get 30 percent off by joining their newsletter. This will only apply to your first month with Kiwi Co., but every little discount helps!
  • Some subscribers have run into issues with customer service. This could cause problems with your experience, but hopefully, changes will be made.

Closing  

Overall, Kiwi Crate is a great buy for any creative kiddo. The price is affordable, especially for the benefits of these STEAM-based activities. The crates offer options for kids of all ages, which makes them perfect for families with multiple children; you can get a box for each child and give them all an opportunity to engage in STEAM activities. If your child enjoys hands-on projects, consider giving Kiwi Crate a try!

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