Now that summer has come to an end, you’re probably sewing name labels on to their uniforms, getting their feet measured for those clunky school shoes, sharpening their pencils and the ever so important one, deciding on what to pack their lunch in. Of course, you’ll want them to love their lunch box but you’ll need to love it too which means it has to be easy to clean, free from any nasty plastics, compact and 1000% leakproof. So we’ve rounded up some of internet’s favourite lunch boxes and bags that have rave reviews!
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7 Lunch Boxes Your Kids Will Love
Dinosaur Insulated Lunch Bag, MomCozy
If you’re worried about how your little one will manage to balance between carrying their lunch box, school bag, water bottle etc, then this lunchbox with a water bottle holder from MomCozy will make their lives easier. It will also help to keep their meals cool and is super easy to clean with a wipe.
Dimensions: L25 x W18 x H9cm
MB Tresor Kid’s Bento Box, MonBento
Does your little one prefer grazing on different items at lunch time? A bento box maybe the way to go then. Based on the Japanese bento box concept of different compartments for foods, MonBento have made the ultimate bento box that comes with two layers, two small boxes that are ideal for crackers and fruits and two locks to ensure no leaks. They are dishwasher, freezer and microwave safe too.
Dimensions L16 xW9.2 x H10.4 cm
Pack A Lunch, Frugi
Made with recycled plastic bottles, we love how fresh a Frugi lunch bag keeps a packed lunch thanks to the foil lining it has on the inside, ensuring there are no more warm yoghurts or mushy fruits again! They have a small range of designs available for their Pack a Lunch bags plus they are easy to clean.
Dimensions: 21cm x 18cm x 7cm
Bento Box, YumBox
One of the reasons why bento boxes are all the rage right now with both adults and children is because they make lunch time so much more exciting and varied, whilst promoting healthy eating habits for everyone. YumBox have designed their bentos keeping children in mind with easy to open clasps and fun designs, and making it easy for parents to clean!
Dimensions: L21.6 x W15.3 x H4.6cm
Space Age Bamboo Lunch Box, Rex London
Sometimes you want to keep it simple and that’s completely fine. We love this bamboo lunch box from Rex London where you can slot in a few sandwiches and crisps and it slide in nicely into their school bag or lunch bag without being bulky. It also comes with a strap to help keep the box closed to avoid any leakages. Bonus: it’s also made with BPA-free plastic
Dimensions: L15.5 x W11 x H5.5cm
Bento Box, Munchkin
If you’re looking for a great bento suitable for a toddler then look no further than the Munchkin Bento Box. This bento box comes with 5 different compartments so you can pack a range of fruits, vegetables, dips, pasta and lots more in there and it comes with a stainless steel cutlery; ideal for when you’re out and about.
Dimensions: L23.5 x W22.6 x H8.3cm
Insulation Food Jars, Skip Hop
Sure, it’s not a lunch box as such but it’s the lunch box addition that you need. The Skip Hop Insulation Jar helps to keep meals hot for up to 7 whole hours – a good option for pastas and even rice and curry – and also keep foods cool for 5 hours. Each jar comes with a spork which is easy to eat with and comes in a range of designs that your child will love.
Dimensions: L8.89 x W8.89 x H11.94cm