20 Unique Canadian Subscription Boxes You’ll Love To Give (for Kids and Adults)

Make the people in your life cheer with excitement when you send them one of the best subscription boxes for kids! Canadian subscription boxes and services are a unique gift idea for any age. We know the top-rated educational and entertaining boxes for kids. And we have the scoop on popular subscription boxes for men and women, too!

You can’t beat the feeling of happy mail and a surprise in your mailbox! We know the feeling! Give that feeling to your friends and family with these creative subscription boxes and services that you’re going to love to give and receive. Just in time for the biggest gift-giving season of the year.

Parent-Approved Canadian Subscription Boxes for Kids

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Artshine Art In A Box

‘Artshine in a Box’ is our new visual arts subscription service. Your child will receive an exciting art kit each month that explores a different theme and art medium and includes an online video and printed tutorial. Choose a box specific to your child’s age and ability.

Cucina Kids Cooking Subscription Box

Canada’s coolest kid’s cooking subscription box! Created by kids, for kids. Celebrates Canadian history, customs and cuisine. Supports kid’s personal development and creates family time opportunities.

Playmate Crate

Playmate Crate specializes in play-based children’s activity crates. Each crate contains 3-4 themed activities and materials for 2 or 3 mates. All our crates encourage children to create and collaborate through imaginary play and crafts and require minimal parental help. Playmate crates are a wonderful addition to any play adventure amongst siblings, friends or caregivers and complement any occasion. There is no subscription with Playmate Crate and we’re always bringing new crates to our store. To learn more or to purchase a crate, please visit our website. Local pick up from Oakville, ON, local delivery and Canada-wide shipping are available.

ruby crate

Ruby Crate is a new Canadian subscription box for tween and teen girls. It is filled with gems – treasures of beauty, style and self-expression that can be enjoyed each season. With many subscription boxes marketed towards women, none tailor specifically to tween and teen girls. Ruby Crate was born to cater to the younger generation’s needs and wants – providing an excellent opportunity to create a new box with fun treasures for our girls that are theirs, and theirs alone.

Cubby Kits

We’ve fit developmental expertise into a box, so you can fit it into your life! Focusing on skills generally emerging in toddlers and preschoolers, and inspired by the learning needs of children with autism and other developmental delays, Cubby Kits is an enriching experience for any child. Each kit contains an activity guide and theme-based toys that explore at least one area of development – receptive or expressive language skills, fine motor skills, literacy, etc. to help you play smarter!

four bears sticker club

four bears sticker club

Great things come in small packages and this is definitely true of stickers – tiny bits of happy that are easy to share! Choose from our Big Kids pack (geared toward adults) or our Little Kids pack (3+) – both are chock full of sticker sheets you won’t find anywhere else! These are great for snail mail, planners, bullet journals, and scrapbooks and make a great mess-free craft for kids (and what parent couldn’t use a little bit of that?). Start sticking, collecting and sharing them today!

Letters From Afar

Each month, open your mailbox to find a letter addressed to you. Accompanied by vibrant illustrations, field notes, and a map, your monthly letter will whisk you away on a literary adventure to a land far, far away. You’ll learn about different cultures, cuisines, wildlife, landmarks, oddities, heritages, and more! We have been subscribers for years now and love it.


Lillypost was founded on the idea that reading is fundamental to the development of every child. Every month, passionate parents choose the books that are delivered to doorsteps all over North America. We take great care to make sure that every box is filled with books you and your little one will love.

marmalade books

Marmalade Books is a monthly children’s books subscription service. Curated by a children’s books specialist with 20 years of experience. We choose only the best, recently published books from Canada, Britain and the United States. Ships from Vancouver B.C.

Mail Order Mysteries

We deliver mysteries for kids through the mail. Over a number of weeks, your child receives letters and objects from the characters in the mystery. Ships from Ontario, and personally recommended by Amber.

owl, chirp, chickadee magazines

Owlkids is dedicated to encouraging a life-long love of reading. We publish a family of magazines — Chirp (ages 3 to 6), chickaDEE Magazine (ages 6 to 9), and OWL (ages 9 to 13) — as well as books for kids of all ages. Owlkids’ magazines offer quality, engaging, timely, and FUN content. They are bursting with activities, animal facts, jokes, comics, feature stories, puzzles, and more…and personally recommended by Amber.

Raven Reads Subscription Box for Kids and Adults

Raven Reads

Raven Reads is a Canadian seasonal subscription service that features quality, award-winning Indigenous content and products curated from Indigenous authors and entrepreneurs across North America. Both Kids and Adults boxes available.

Gift-worthy Canadian Subscription Boxes for Women and men

splendid greetings

Kick it old school and start mailing your loved one’s cards, monthly! Monthly box will include cards from a variety of occasions. They will be reflective of the month you receive them (E.g. Christmas card in December box etc). Boxes will always include new releases and exclusive card designs you won’t see anywhere else! Order one box or subscribe monthly. Ships from Ontario, and personally recommended by Amber.

sweet reads

Each month you will receive a carefully curated box showcasing the novel of the month. The novel will be chosen from a top bestseller list (i.e. Globe and Mail, NY Times) In addition to your novel you will receive an item connected to your novel’s storyline/theme/setting, a delicious drink to set the mood, a sweet treat to enjoy while reading a card explaining our choice of novel and how your items connect. Ships from Ontario.

Southern Ontario’s Community Haul

Community Haul is a monthly subscription box designed to celebrate local businesses and help reboot the local economy. By helping you discover your local alternatives every month we hope that you will continue to shop and support locals through all aspects of your life. Each month, subscribers receive 4-6 products from different Southern Ontario small businesses. We have 2 subscription options available – The Long Haul and No Strings Attached.


Unwrapped’s vision is to introduce YOU to local products and services. Giving Makers & Small Businesses the opportunity to share their products and their stories through experience boxes.
Each Unwrapped Experience Box is a curated collection of quality products made by Canadian businesses. Unwrapped has 3 categories of experience boxes to choose from so there is something for everyone! Check out our social media pages and our website for all of the details and feel free to message us anytime

Sweet Peas Baby

A hip and helpful subscription and gift box service arriving quarterly, for new moms and their sweet peas ages 0- 36 months. Our items are carefully chosen for their quality and uniqueness, which are made & designed by local Canadian vendors, small shops and artisans, giving our boxes a nice mix of “tried & true” staple items and “hip & hot” baby gear. All this makes us the Ultimate Baby Box!

Klondike Kettle Corn

Meet Katie – a mom, outdoor adventurer, and foodie who loves to be surrounded by my family, friends, and community – the perfect fit for a popcorn-preneur! Having worked in restaurants from the age of 16, as well as catering businesses, and camp kitchens, it seemed like a natural move to create a business that was all about bringing people together with fresh and delicious, ready-to-eat popcorn.

the extraordinary man

Every 90 days you will receive our carefully considered selection of the finest products that we actively sought out for you—saving you time and money without conceding quality. Ships from B.C.

simply beautiful box

Every 90 days, receive 6 to 8 hand-selected items delivered straight to your doorstep for the body, home and soul, including the best beauty finds, must-have style pieces, the hottest home decor treasures, plus more items to inspire you to live your most beautiful life. Ships from Vancouver.

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