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Hands-on fun and learning for budding innovators

We believe that children learn by playing and doing.

Kids enjoying Koala Crate activity kits

Koala Crate was created to expose preschoolers to new materials, tools, and concepts for hands-on learning and fun.

As parents, we know it's not always easy to provide these quality experiences for our children, and want to make it easy and convenient to build, explore, and create together.

We're grateful to play a part in this journey with you!

How it works

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    Pick a line.We offer projects for every age and interest!

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    Delivered monthly.Choose your plan and the first crate ships in 2-3 business days. Pause or cancel anytime


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    Serious fun!Our science and art projects inspire kids to become creative problem solvers.

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Awesome projects & more in every crate

Sample crate!


Add some color to your day — with rainbows! Discover how rainbows are formed, and create a stained glass landscape using colorful squares and cut-out shapes of mountains and trees. Explore color-mixing by designing and dyeing a rainbow tote bag. Stuff and fluff a cloud pillow, covering it with colorful felt stickers arranged into the shape of . . . a rainbow!

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Get creative with camping, and have a pretend play adventure! Build a fire to brighten up your campsite using a tea-light and some paper flames. Roast a s'more snack and a hearty hotdog (and don't forget the fabric ketchup!). Decorate a beary useful backpack in which to tuck away your camp tools when you're all done.

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Take a trip to the farm! Make a beaded vegetable garden and play a matching game with a friend. Create four adorable animal finger puppets to live inside your barn. Build a barn tote carrying case and play mat for your puppets and garden.

As featured in The New York Times Wirecutter, 2023

From the article

  1. Two children excitedly playing with fluffy clouds from KiwiCo Koala Crate Rainbows.

    Made for budding innovators

    The KiwiCo Koala Crate is our favorite subscription box for preschool-age kids.

  2. A rainbow pillow, rainbow tote bag, and other materials included in KiwiCo Koala Crate Rainbows

    Explore new skills

    These projects challenge kids to explore skills like stitching, gluing, and arranging pieces.

  3. Two children sitting on the grass, pretending to roast marshmallows with tools from KiwiCo Koala Crate Camping.

    Seriously fun projects

    She loved the projects we tried: dyeing a tote bag with tissue paper and water, sewing and stuffing a felt rainbow, and making a tissue-paper campfire.

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7,099 Koala Crate reviews


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Rebecca P

My daughter loves your products and learns something new every time. And its cute and entertaining for us both!

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Susannah S

We love the koala crate! The activities are interesting and at just the right level for my daughter to work on with little to no help from me. She loves learning new things and exploring the world around her with the koala crate!

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Pia A

Love the materials used, the content , creativity with games, the books. Love the whole package!

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Rebecca A

Weve really enjoyed the products and have been subscribers for years. Weve already made similar recommendations.

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