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Brilliant Boxes for Curious Kids: the perfect gift

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Themed boxes, bursting with fun activities for children aged 4-8.  Your gift subscription will start with our Bugs box and move on to include themes such as Castles, Under the Sea and Dinosaurs.

Boxes full of discovery for your little explorers

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Themed boxes, bursting with fun activities for children aged 4-8. Get 50% off your first box.

Future boxes are £8.99 every fortnight.

Buying a gift subscription

First Wonder Boxes make brilliant birthday presents for curious kids, sparking creativity and encouraging learning through play, covering a range of topics.

It couldn’t be easier to buy a First Wonder Box gift subscription for your grandchild: simply decide if you’re buying a 4, 6 or 10 box subscription, fill in the details and we’ll send them a gift card.

Learning through play

Created by the passionate team behind award-winning children’s newspaper, First News, First Wonder Boxes are the perfect mix of learning and fun.

Delivered through the letterbox and crammed full of activities to keep kids entertained, every box contains a themed activity book, all the materials needed for creative projects, a toy, collectable cards and stickers.  Plus the box itself transforms into a game, craft or activity!

Designed with education experts to encourage learning through play.

Alternatively you can create your own account and simply pay per box, with the ability to pause or cancel the subscription at any time, with no obligation.  This option allows you to choose the first box that your grandchild will receive.

Get 50% off your first box – pay just £4.49.

Future boxes £8.99 each

Choose Your First Box

Dinosaurs

Know a child who's dinosaur mad? Our Dinosaur box has got loads of activities, crafts, facts, jokes, games and puzzles to help children learn all these roar-some creatures.

Dinosaur box includes:

  • A Dinosaurs activity book and pencil
  • A mini Pterodactyl kite
  • A stretchy dinosaur
  • A dinosaur scratch art kit
  • Volcano Escape game with dice
  • Supports EYFS & KS1
  • Perfect for Home Education families
  • Supports STEAM learning
  • Perfect birthday gift for 4-8 year olds

Rainforests

It’s time to go on a great adventure in the tropical rainforest! Children will meet creatures big and small who make their home in the jungle.

Rainforest box includes:

  • A Rainforests activity book
  • Spiral snake craft kit: tissue paper, glue stick and ribbon included
  • A mega-stretchy frog & Fling it! game
  • Mini colouring pencils
  • Supports EYFS & KS1
  • Cool crafting
  • Supports STEAM learning
  • Perfect birthday gift for 4-8 year olds

Pirates

Hoist the sails and off we go, on an exciting Pirate Adventure! Meet some famous and fearsome sea-faring pirates and find out what’s true and what’s not about their lives aboard ship!

Pirates box includes:

  • A Pirates activity book and pencil
  • A craft kit complete with foam clay
  • An eyepatch and inflatable parrot
  • Race to the Treasure game with dice
  • Supports EYFS & KS1
  • Cool crafting
  • Inspires imaginative play
  • Perfect birthday gift for 4-8 year olds

Ancient Egypt

It’s back in time to a land of Ancient Egyptian surprises! Find out how the Egyptians discovered, invented and created so many things, some that we still use today!

Ancient Egypt box includes:

  • An Ancient Egypt activity book and pencil
  • A Pharaoh Headdress Craft Kit with mini paint pots, paint brush and ribbon
  • A maze game
  • Stickers to use with your activity book and craft set
  • Supports EYFS & KS1
  • Perfect for Home Education families
  • Inspires imaginative play
  • Perfect birthday gift for 4-8 year olds

Super Science

Whizz, pop, bang – we’re experimenting with science! Find out how things work, test your science skills and discover amazing facts.

Super Science box includes:

  • A Super Science activity book and pencil
  • Colour-changing putty
  • Race to the Laboratory game
  • Magnet kit
  • Supports EYFS & KS1
  • STEM learning
  • Perfect for Home Education families
  • Ideal birthday gift for 4-8 year olds

Bugs

Get ready to explore the world of creepy crawlies. Work your way through our bug-tastic activity book, play the brilliant Race to the Hive boardgame or get outside and go on a minibeast safari!

Bugs box includes:

  • A Bugs activity book and bee pencil
  • A bee sewing craft kit
  • A pull-back ladybird racer
  • Race to the Hive game with dice
  • A mini magnifying glass
  • Supports EYFS & KS1
  • Cool crafting
  • Facts, jokes, puzzles, games
  • Perfect birthday gift for 4-8 year olds

How it works

Personalised box delivered fortnightly.
Explore exciting themes with activities and games bringing learning to life.
Pause or cancel your subscription at any time!

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Did you know?

Play is an essential part of a child’s development. Through creative activities, imaginative play and simple games, children develop cognitive and social skills, while growing in confidence as they make sense of the world around them.