Forget the book of the month club, Kiwi Crate delivers a whole new hobby. Kiwi Crate is a subscription service that delivers a box of hands-on lessons to your home once a month. Themes like Space Exploration (with materials to make straw-propelled rockets and a space mobile), Fun With Dinosaurs (with materials to make fossils and stompy dinosaur feet) and Gardening (with the tools to plant and grow your own veggies) make learning fun and give parents the perfect excuse to play with their kids. $19.95 per month with free shipping, www.kiwicrate.com.
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