- Value: 17/20
- Functionality: 20/20
- Quality/Ease of Use: 20/20
- Aesthetics: 20/20
- Hand-Me-Down Potential: 19/20
- TOTAL: 96/100
We’re longtime fans of Lovevery’s Play Kits. The Instagram-worthy subscription delivers a curated mix of Montessori-based toys that not only surprise and delight, they’re so impeccably timed to your baby’s age and stage, they manage to nudge you—the parent—in the right direction at the right time so you’re properly equipped to help your child learn and grow. (A gift, especially to newbies, who can feel like they’re winging it a lot of the time.)
The only downside? Up until recently, the kits cut off at the two-year-mark, leaving parents without a playtime road map at a time when their tantrumy toddler needed one most.
Not anymore—Lovevery recently expanded their toy subscriptions to include 24 to 36 months. In other words, you can now access another year’s worth of their pre-selected toys. We put the new kits to the test to see how they compare.
The Price. I want to preface this review by noting my experience with other subscription toy kits for kids. I’ve tested a variety and the ultimate selling point for Lovevery continues to be the high-quality range of toys and learning opportunities they manage to pack into a single box. No, $36 a month (or $120 for three