Learn about New Zealand with Womple Studios Subscription Box


Are you excited to learn about New Zealand with Womple Studios subscription box?

After learning about Thailand with Little Global Citizens, I can’t wait to try another travel subscription box for my kids.

We learned so much just from staying in the comfort of our home. Of course, it doesn’t beat the actual experience of traveling to these countries. But until we can travel again, let’s explore one country at a time.

Other travel subscription box reviews:
Thailand – Little Global Citizens review
Peru – Little Global Citizens review
Around the World – Green Kid Crafts review

 



 

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What is a Womple?

A Womple is a yeti-like creature from Antarctica who has an unquenchable thirst for exploration and adventure. It came from the word “coddiwomple” (verb), meaning ‘to travel in a purposeful manner towards an unknown destination’.

 

Womple Studios

Womple studios was founded by Erin and Alejandro. As educators and adventurers, their mission is to educate kids and spark love to the world through storytelling and engaging, curiosity-inspiring activities.

 

What’s inside a WompleBox

• A book from a Womple pen pal
• 2 unique, culturally-significant craft activities
• Fold-out map & country guide with facts, recipes, and activities
• Collectible keychain, re-stickable stickers, & more!

 

WompleBox for kids

WompleBox is designed especially for children ages 6 to 11. Therefore, if you buy a WompleBox for kids 5 and below, adults would have to assist the kids in reading the books and doing the crafts & activities. 

 

Womple Studios Subscription Options

Single boxes

Monthly $24.99/month
3 months $24.99/month

6 months $23.99/month
12 months $21.99/month

*plus $5 shipping fee
**They only ship within the U.S. (including U.S. territories and APO addresses)

 

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Learning about New Zealand with Womple Studios

A. Fold-out Map & Guide

The fold-out map will be the parents and child guide. It contains lots of facts about New Zealand. 

1. Quick Facts

facts - New Zealand with Womple Studios

2. New Zeland Map

map - New Zealand with Womple Studios

3. People: Kiwis

Kiwis - New Zealand with Womple Studios

4. Birds

birds - New Zealand with Womple Studios

5. Māori Pendants

Maori pendants - New Zealand with Womple Studios

6. Recipe: Pavlova

Pavlova recipe - New Zealand with Womple Studios

 

B. “Flight of the Kiwi” Adventure Book

This book is about Womple’s adventure in New Zealand. He accidentally helped Tui (kiwi)  and Rui (kakapo) escape from a zoo. They went bungee jumping at Kawarau Gorge Bridge. They took a rest in Waitomo Glow Worm Caves. Finally, they were able to play and watch the All Blacks in the Rugby World Cup.

The book also included some Kiwi slang, Tararua biscuits recipe, and How to play Rugby

Flight of the Kiwi - New Zealand with Womple Studios

 

C. Māori Pendant Craft

Your kids can make their own Māori pendant. It has all the necessary materials and instructions.

Maori craft - New Zealand with Womple Studios

 

D. Collectibles: Kakapo Keychain & stickers

One of the world’s rarest and strangest birds to carry with you everywhere!

stickers - New Zealand with Womple Studios

 

Womple Studios experience

My son was only 5 years old at the time I bought the WompleBox. They recommend 6-11 years old for their boxes. And I understand why.

Womple Studios subscription box is story-based learning.

When I bought the single box, I read that part but it didn’t really sink in in me what it truly meant. LOL. I was just so excited to introduce New Zealand to my son.

When I opened the box, it was full of reading materials. At 5 years old, my son had just started learning phonics, basic consonant-vowel-consonant words. Having this lots of reading materials means you would have to sit down with your kids to go through the contents.

Don’t get me wrong. There is nothing wrong with sitting down with your kids to do this. I was kinda looking for activities where they can do independently or with minimal supervision. So at least I can do other stuff simultaneously.

Now, my son just turned 6. And he is still looking for something more to ‘do’ or play with other than stickers and clay.

Womple Studios subscription box - New Zealand

 

Final verdict: Womple Studios WompleBox Review

Nevertheless, I think IF I had bought this box next year, my son would have engaged more and assimilate the information more. The reading materials are very helpful. Even I learned a few things about New Zealand.

Moreover, as a ‘kid’ subscription box, I would have liked it to have more activities. Though the New Zealand box has stickers and a keychain, it only has 1 clay activity.

 

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Lesson

Before you purchase a subscription box, read what’s inside the box. Look at the pictures. You know your child best. Decide if the contents of the box are within their level or something they can explore with minimum supervision.

 

**This is NOT sponsored. We bought this subscription box on our own accord using our own money. We are not affiliated with them nor we know any people working for them. So rest assured, my opinion here is honest and only based on our experience.

 

Other travel-themed subscription boxes

« Little Passports
« KiwiCo Atlas Crates
« Little Global Citizens
« Our Little Globe
« Geo Journey
« Up and Away Adventures
« Mysteries in Time

Check out this post for more travel-themed subscription boxes!

 

Read more about New Zealand

« 4 Family-Friendly Places to Visit in New Zealand
« 10 Amazing Places in New Zealand You Simply Can’t Afford to Miss

 

 

GREAT NEWS! Aside from travel subscription boxes, you can also explore the world from the comfort of your home through snail mail subscriptions (like Letters from Afar, The Charm Post, Explore by Mail, etc)! Check them out!

 

 

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15 thoughts on “Learn about New Zealand with Womple Studios Subscription Box”

  1. I have never heard of the word coddiwomple but I love and appreciate everything it stands for. It truly makes my heart so happy that they are so many tools out there to teach children about culture and the world around them. I lowkey want to invest in some of these for myself too because they look so interesting and I am sure I can learn a few things that I didn’t know before. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Glad these subscription boxes exist, it takes your child to a whole new level of learning, although you can read about New Zealand through the internet, this is still a different and one-of-a-kind experience for a child and I couldn’t agree more with the need for more activities. I hope they make another box but with more learning activities included.

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  3. I have always really wanted to travel to New Zealand. It looks absolutely beautiful and many places look so serene and full of life! This box seems really cool. Great post and thank you for sharing!

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