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Looking for a New Craft? Try One of These Must-Have DIY Subscription Boxes

By: Lish Dorset

If you're wanting to try a new hands-on project, have one of these mail-order craft kits delivered to your doorstep.

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Crochet Surprise

If you're looking to dedicate some time each month to doing something creative, Crochet Surprise has you covered. This monthly subscription service sends everything you'll need to create something for yourself. Each shipment is always a surprise, so users can expect to set time aside for themselves to work on their crochet skills while challenging themselves to a new design.

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Kiwi Crate for Kids

Tinker, create, innovate. Young makers look forward to a box of creative learning thanks to Kiwi Crate. Designed for children ages 5 to 8, each month subscribers receive a hands-on project that focues on art, science and engineering. Kid-friendly instructions take the child through the project, while an online gallery helps parents and adults with additional creative ideas.

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The Crafter's Box

The Crafter’s Box mission is to inspire people to try new methods of crafting and experiment with their creative boundaries. Each month the members-only subscription service offers a creative discipline to try, from learning the basics of macrame to creating custom pieces of delicate jewelry. Founded by Morgan Spenla, subscribers take away the excitement of building with their own hands.

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Tinker Crate for Tweens and Teens

Tinker Crate, another offering from the Kiwi Crate line of kid-inspired maker boxes, creates a lab-like experience for tween and teen crafters. Pairing creativity with innovation, the monthly subscription box offers a STEM project. Directions are delivered as "blueprints," and "Tinker Zine" offers additional science experiments and activies once the orignal project has been completed.

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