SurpriseRide Monthly Subscription Box For Kids – Review

As a mom, I love crafts with my kids. But honestly, sometimes I am just  a bit too busy to “think” about a craft or to organize a craft, meaning finding the materials, getting them together. Sometimes, i tis nice to just have a kit, for new ideas and to have all of the materials all at once.  All kids love getting things in the mail. It is like having Christmas or your birthday. So with Surprise Ride, a monthly kit for kids, all of that is in one place.
SurpriseRide Monthly subscription box for kids

With a  SurpriseRide monthly subscription box for kids, each month a new box comes, in the mail, for the kids, meant for 7-12 year olds (but we always include Willow in older activities) to work on. Besides just being a craft, it also has a learning aspect to it. It comes with an organised type of craft and some free play activities. The kit the girls and I received was the January surprise kit and it was all about birds. How perfect is that for the Spring. In the box was a bird house kit, a pair of binoculars, a bird book, a from bird to put together and some model magic and feathers.

SurpriseRide Monthly Box for Kids

The girls were so excited to make the bird house. We live in an area where there is always wide life around and we love to watch them. Birds are one of our favorites to watch. So we planned on hanging the bird house right outside the front door where the kids could watch from a far enough distance and not scare away the birds.

The bird house comes in several wooden pieces. It also has paint and brushes. Everything the kids need to make the house. So the girls each took a few pieces to paint. Once all of the pieces are painted, and dried, it is easy to put it together. Each piece has pegs that simply push into the other pieces. I do recommend using glue though, to help keep the pieces together. We had ours together using the pegs, and it fell apart at once point. I would hate to see that happen when the birds have taken up residence.

SurpriseRide Monthly Box for Kids

We hung the bird house up in our favorite little tree and the girls like to stand and watch from the front door with their new binoculars.

The girls spent hours playing with their model magic. They made their own birds and worms for the birds to eat. They loved how they could make something, play with it, smoosh it up, and start again.

If you ar looking for a fun way to expand your kids creativity and learn something, that is easy on you, no running to the store to buy the pieces and no thinking of something new each month, SurpriseRide is the way to go.

Comments

  1. They have 3-, 6- or 12-month options available.

  2. joanne major says:

    i learned they send out a new project every month My granddaughter will love this

  3. natalie nichols says:

    I learned that they are recommended for 7-12 year olds

  4. Sharon Schoepe says:

    I learned that SurpriseRide was born from the desire to have a lasting impact on the lives of children, beyond the latest toy or video game.

  5. Stacey B says:

    I learned that their monthly activities exercise both the right and left side of the brain

  6. I learned that they are for ages 7-12 which is great because most boxes like this are for younger ages.
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  7. I learned that some of the previous or sample activities in boxes have been: Build a robot
    Grow an organic garden
    Create your own ukulele instrument
    Fun stuff!
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  8. Marlene V. says:

    I found out this about the CEO : that after leaving a career on Wall Street, Donna became fascinated with social enterprises and the collaboration between the business and non-profit worlds.

  9. Georgia Beckman says:

    I learned that their “rides” are theme based. I like the idea that everything in the box ties together.

  10. christina moore says:

    I learned that they are recommended for 7-12 year olds

  11. I learned you can give it as a gift with a gift note

  12. Amy Heffernan says:

    Recommended age: 7-12 years old
    Art projects, science experiments, and more!

  13. Melissa S says:

    I learned that the company was founded by sisters.

  14. Jennifer Andrews says:

    I have never heard of them before but I have seen these “boxes” popping up lately, birthday, makeup, nail polish ie. But this craft one for children is a great idea! I am very interested. Thank you for bringing this to my attention lol :)

  15. Elaine C says:

    I like that they work with educators and experts.

  16. I learned they use themes for each of the “rides”.

  17. Laurie Emerson says:

    I learned that they have a dad who was an artist by profession and facilitated DIY activities.

  18. Shani F. says:

    The activities work both sides of your brain.

  19. The age range for them is 7 to 12 would be prefect
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  20. you get monthly theme based boxes of fun!

  21. Vikki Billings says:

    I learned that these are geared towards children 7-12 years of age and there can be science experiments or art projects included in this monthly box.

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