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It’s the time of year when you’re thinking about what gifts to provide for your children and I’m sure as a homeschooling mom you are searching for ideas that are both fun, hands-on entertainment but also can be used for unexpected learning. Gift kits are a great way to do just that.

Gift Kits for Homeschoolers that Keep Giving All Year Long

Whether it’s a subscription that comes month after month all year long, or a one time kit that is full of hands-on fun learning, kits and subscriptions are fun for little or not so little hands. In fact, kids still do love to get something in the mail, what better gift can you give than one that brings excitement just by it’s arrival. Add to that fun with what they discover inside the box.

12 Gift Kits or Subscriptions for Learning Fun All Year Long

Introductory Robotics for Kids with Bitsbox!
“…it was a perfect way to cover introductory robotics for kids with my sixth-grader!” Read on over at Look We’re Learning.

A Babba Box for a Busy Body
“A Babba Box is a self-contained box of learning.  The Babba Box has four components or goals that it will accomplish between you and your child.  With each box you will: create, explore, story tell, and connect.” … Read More by Jodi McKenna.

Elementary Science Learning Activity Box
“With the Junior Explores Kit, your kiddo will tap into so many intellectual skills while having a blast!” … Read More at A Diligent Heart.

▬ Adventurous Mailbox Review – Give Your Kids a Cultural Adventure!
The day the box arrived, our two kiddos were beside themselves with excitement. It was hand-addressed to them, which nicely set the tone for what was in store.” Find out  more at Homeschooling IRL.

▬ Hands on History with Project Passport
Each Project Passport unit focuses on a different era in time. These in depth units are full of hands on activities.” … Learn more at Nourshing My Scholar.

▬ Elementary Science Curriculum that Busy Moms Will Love
“I am thrilled to share an elementary science curriculum that has lifted that burden off of me, and requires almost no prep on my part! It is hands-on and challenging, but not overwhelming.” … Read More at Math Geek Mama

Robotics in Your Homeschool
“Of all the robotics related resources we have used, these are the ones that my children have enjoyed the most.” See what Marci recommends here at iHomeschool Network.

▬ Kiwi Crate: Craft Subscription for Kids
“Weston was absolutely thrilled to receive a special package in the mailbox . . . a box full of fun and learning” … Read more at Contented at Home.

10 Middle School Periodicals every Kid will Love
“Utilizing mail is a great way to encourage reading in an exciting way and there is no better way to do so with pre-teen kids than with middle school periodicals.” Find great subscriptions via Renée at Great Peace.

▬ Sewing For 5 year-olds
This kit was PERFECT for little ones. The pre-punched holes made it easy to thread the needle through, the large plastic needle was safe, and the final product was SO CUTE! Check out this kit at Our Muslim Homeschool.

5 Benefits of Keeping Family Traditions Alive in Your Homeschool
By the way, this is the perfect time of year to collect your equipment and identify the maple trees in your yard.  It’s best to mark the trees before they lose their leaves… unless you’re good at identifying bark.” Discover more tips at Homeschool Your Boys.

Studying Ancient History with Homeschool in the Woods
“As soon as I read the words hands-on history I was intrigued.  I have to admit that ancient civilizations still aren’t my favorite part of history studies, so I’m grateful to find a resource that makes these studies easier for both my kids and me. I wish I’d had this kind of cool learning project when I was in school!” Discover why at Embracing Destiny.

What fun hands-on ways are you engaging your kids in learning? We’d love to know. Share your ideas in the comments below.

About ReneeBrown

Renée Brown is a homeschooling mom to her advanced learning son, blogger, author, and she works online as a virtual assistant. She writes regularly on her blog Renée at Great Peace about homeschooling an only child gifted learner, home and family life, developing and strengthening Christian marriages, and encouragement for living a Christian life.

While Renée is passionate about nurturing family through Biblical guidance she also enjoys cooking for her family and friends, playing board games, the crisp autumn air. Grab a mug of hot coffee or a glass of sweet ice tea and visit with her on her blog. She'd love to get to know you.

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