Hey guys! If you have any last-minute shopping to do this week, have no fear — part two of my clutter free gift guide is here! (Click here if you missed part one!)
Gift Guide for Families
1. The Super Parents:
BabbaBox is an awesome learning activity box for kids & parents to complete together. Each month, a different themed box is delivered, and it includes craft projects with instructions & supplies, books to read together, some type of theme-based product or activity that encourages exploring that theme in the real world as a family, and digital downloads. Fun, educational, and self-contained! (Bonus — this month’s theme is Organizing! Woohoo!)
2. The Innovators:
Lego Master Builder Academy Encourage future designers & engineers with a subscription to the Lego Master Builders Academy! These kits are actually a progressive series of projects that teach new skills & techniques with each new project. Click here to check out the first kit.
Another great idea I’ve seen (it’s not a subscription, but I still love it!) is an educational toy specifically targeted at building interest and engineering skills in girls. Click here to check out Goldie Blox!
Interested in a great idea for organizing Legos? Click here to check out this brilliant solution from IHeartOrganizing!
3. The Busy Creatives:
Kiwi Crate is a fabulous gift for families with kids ages 3-7. Each month, a box full of new projects arrives with a different theme. All of the projects are hands-on & are designed to stimulate creativity and imagination, and each box includes projects and games that kids can actually complete independently!
4. The Newbs:
Citrus Lane is an awesome resource for new parents. You can choose from s customized for various age groups from newborns to age three. Boxes includeeverything from toys to teething rings to healthy snacks and books. You can even order baby shower boxes! (Psst — they also have a great gift guide of their own! Click here to check it out.)
5. The Hippies:
Green Kid Crafts are eco-friendly gift boxes for ages 3-8 that contain three new nature-related projects each month.If you’re looking for a company that incorporates social responsibility and sustainability into not only the products, but the entire business model, then these guys are the option for you! Click here for more info about their earth-first initiatives.
6. The Explorers:
Little Passports is an awesome gift for any kids who adore geography (or Dora the Explorer!). Each month, they’ll receive a new box detailing the adventures of the Little Passports animated globetrotters, Sam and Sofia. “Kids will discover the wonders of other countries and cultures” as they dig through letters, souvenirs, online games, and more!
Gift Guide for Everyone
1. The Tree Hugger
Conscious Box is a fabulous monthly subscriptions that offer green products from socially responsible companies. From vegan beauty products to snacks to home goods, every item is handpicked, and even the shipping package is earth-friendly!
2. The Foodie:
NewYorkMouth offers a multitude of fabulously curated gift subscriptions for everyone from the chocolate lover to the pickle connoisseur to the indie food critic. Seriously, their list of subscription options is amazing! Nom nom nom!
3. The Happy Hipster:
Turntable Kitchen is so. flipping. cool. Their Pairings Box combines cool ingredients & recipe ideas with music from up-and-coming new artists! Each box includes a 7 inch vinyl single & a curated digital mixtape. Oh, and the recipes? They’re all original and themed to match the tunes, so yeah, you’ve probably never heard of them. (Hipster’s delight!)
4. The Caffeine Addict:
Java junkies on your list will jitter with joy over this curated coffee subscription! Craft Coffee‘s rigorous taste testers will choose brews from three different artisan roasters to deliver to your caffeinated co-worker each month for a collection that is “more selective than Harvard!”
5. The Entrepreneur:
Any trend-setter, social media addict, designer, or fan of self-starters will adore this ridiculously cool subscription. Quarterly has created a subscription where big-time writers, designers, entrepreneurs, and celebrities in the world of innovation will share a tangible piece of their world. The recipient can choose from an impressive list of influential heavy-hitters, and every three months, they’ll receive a curated shipment chosen by that person! Pretty sweet, right?
6. The Health Nut:
Ok, this one looks so delicious that I might just be ordering one for myself! Healthy Surprise is a monthly subscription that delivers a variety of super yummy healthy snacks! Any health-conscious foodie will adore discovering new brands, and everything is all natural, vegan, gluten free, and soy free. Healthy food shopping made simple — I’m in love!
That’s all, folks! I hope this gift guide helps with any last-minute shopping & provides ideas for a clutter-free future . If it’s too late to order a subscription or gift card in time, you could always print an image from their site & give it in an envelope with an IOU