Kid-Tested Toy & Product Review

Lunch Boxes

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What better way to get kids excited about going back to school, than going school supply shopping!

Lunch Boxes! Check out this fun selection of water bottles, lunch bags, bento boxes and snack bags that are perfect for school, work or day trips.


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Snack in the Box Eco-Friendly Reusable Snack Box Container
$9.99; Amazon.com

Send kids to school with healthy snacks with Precidio’s Snack in the Box. It features two separate chambers that each hold six ounces of your favorite dry snack and keeps food from being crushed or mushed on the go.



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Set of 4 Reusable Snack/Sandwich bags
$7.99; Russbe.com

These stylish snack and sandwich bags are resilient and reusable. Along with trendy, fun prints, these bags are durable with reinforced seams and a locking seal to keep your family’s foods fresh. The gusseted, standup design ensures a mess-free snack/meal experience. And because the eco-friendly bags are completely free of BPA, PVC, latex, and phthalates, you can snack happy, knowing you’re making a healthy choice for you and your on-the-go family.



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Fit & Fresh Mini Bento Lunch Pack
$7.99; Target.com

The Lunch Pak Carrier is a great way for your little ones to bring a healthy and whole meal to school and ensure it stays fresh and cold all day long. With a removable non-toxic ice pack and a leak-resistant cover, it is a backpacks best friend. Top tray is divided into two sections; the bigger section holds 0.8 cups and the smaller section holds 0.75 cups. Bottom container holds 5.125 cups. Containers and lids are microwave, freezer, and top-rack dishwasher safe. All components are completely nontoxic, food safe, and BPA-free.


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Pete the Cat Lunch Bag
$8; KidsPreferred.com

Vibrant reds and navy blue makes this cute lunch bag come alive with Pete’s groovy’ness on the front. Well constructed with a large zipper that makes it easy for little hands to use. A side pocket can be used for water bottle or other items. Bags open fully for easy access. The interior is lined and easily wipes clean and also includes a mesh storage pocket. 




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World of Disney Emoji Lunch Tote
$14.95; DisneyStore.com

Mickey Mouse and his friends are looking deliciously cute on this World of Disney lunch tote. The colorful allover print features Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Pluto, and Donald as expressive Emoji pictograms.



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Freezable Bento Box Set
$19.99; PackIt.com

It is an all-in-one lunch on the go experience that chills food and drinks all day. It has just the right amount of space to enjoy healthy portions, so preparing lunch has never been easier; one meal at a time.

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Insulated Thermos
$16.50; LandsEnd.com

Complete their back to school set with a trendy insulated thermos, which will keep temp on all there beverages year round, hot or cold, in plenty of colors to suit their individual style.



ion8

ion8 Pod
$12.99; Amazon.com

A convenient wrist strap makes it easy to carry and a compact size that fits snuggly in kids' lunch boxes and backpacks. All ion8 bottles are 100% leak-proof, BPA-free, phthalate free, and non-toxic. Plus they're easy to use thanks to a flip top lid that can be opened with the touch of a single finger and locks securely back into place when closed to prevent spillage while in transport.



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Yumbox
$20-$32; YumBoxLunch.com

This kid-friendly, bento-style lunch container is designed for both kids and adults, and is made with high quality, super durable, BPA-free, food-safe materials. Features a bento-like tray, with one lid that seals all compartments, designated food groups, built-in portion control, a cool design and illustrations that make this little box more of an adventure in good nutrition than just plain old lunch.



dabbawalla

Miss Kitty Lunch Bag
$30; Dabbawalla.com

Little girls will be dancing off to preschool in Paris with this adorable Black Kitty Lunch Bag that combines two of the things they love most - pink and cuddly kitties. Bold, graphic and modern, the new kitty lunch bag has all the features moms love about Dabbawalla Bags: Machine washable, crafted from 100% non-toxic fabric and insulated so lunch stays fresh.



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Bentology Bento Kit
$24.99-$34.99; Bentology.com

Offered in nine unique styles and prints, each includes a Bento Set (with box containers) as well as an insulated lunch bag or sleeve. Includes one outer box with five mix and match containers conveniently sized for healthy portions of lean proteins, whole grains, vegetables, fruits and healthy fats.



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Marcus & Marcus Insulated Lunch Back Pack
$24.99; Amazon.com

It features a zipped mesh interior pocket helps to organize cutlery, ice packs and more while keeping them safely stored within the pack. The main compartment offers a full zipper opening for simple access and the rubber zipper grip is comfortable and easy to use for tiny hands.  The exterior zipped pocket provides additional storage for any extra items that need to travel with your child.



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Moana Water Bottle
$8.95; DisneyStore.com

It’s splash time with this cool water bottle featuring the stars of Moana. The translucent design is topped by a new-look lid with finger-grip carabina clip, perfect for kids wondering how far they’ll go.


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Pete the Cat Gel Cold Pack
$8; KidsPreferred.com

Great for keeping your little one’s snacks cold, small enough to fit into any lunchbox but resilient enough to keep food cold up until lunchtime. Including a large “super cat” gel pack and a small cat-shaped gel pack, these washable and reusable non-toxic gel packs, will also cure any boo boo, big or small.


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Drinking Bottle Wildlife Elephant
$10.95; LassigUSA.com

Featuring fun bright colors and design, this clear plastic bottle is the perfect size for little hands and has a bendable straw to motivate kids to drink more. The straw is integrated in the leak-proof lid and can be removed any time for cleaning.


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Classmate Printed Soft Sided Lunch Box
$19; LandsEnd.com

ClassMate Soft-sided Lunch Box is big, too, with plenty of space for bulky items like reusable containers, fruit, and drink boxes. The main compartment opens up completely for easy packing.



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b.box Snack Pack
$12; BBoxBaby.com

With two separate compartments that seal separately, you’re able to serve different foods. Also great for crackers and dip, little sandwich shapes and berries. Fab for all ages and stages. Handy spoon stows away in the lid. BPA, Phthalates and PVC free.


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Stasher Reusable Bags
$9.99-$11.99; Stasher.com

It’s a race to the finish line with this monster stasher. To use, simply store, heat, eat and wash—again and again. Built to last, one stasher can replace hundreds of disposable plastic bags, so you can save money while you’re saving the planet.



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Siliskin Reusable Snack Bags
$11.95; Silikids.com

This reusable snack bag is a silicone snack and sandwich bag perfect for replacing disposable bags. Easy to open and close. Can also be written on with washable markers or pens and then easily wipes clean. Perfect for steaming veggies, taking to school or work and everyday use and storage. Comes in a two pack of green and clear. Easy to clean, dishwasher safe, microwave safe and BPA free.


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Cat & Jack 12oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle in “Rainbows Are Possible” Pink
$8.99; Target.com

These bottles maintain their temperature for hours. This bottle is the perfect size for a lunch bag to take along milk or juice and keep it ice cold for up to 24 hours. In chilly months, keep hot cocoa warm and enjoy up to 12 hours later. Lead and BPA-free. Hand wash only to maintain finish and insulation.


Published: July 2017