March 01, 2022 6 min read


Who wants to feed their child unhealthy cafeteria food when they can eat healthy home food? Apart from his backpack, books, pens, and pencils, your child's lunch box is the next most important thing. Kids simply await their lunch break. They are eager not just to play with other children, but also to eat the excellent meal you have prepared for them. You'll want to get a lunch box that will last you throughout the year so you don't have to continually replace it. This article will assist you in selecting the ideal lunch box for your child. Let's get started.


Lunch Boxes for Kids


1)  L.L.Bean Lunch Box

 L.L.Bean Lunch Box


Because of its proven durability and reliability, the L.L.Bean Lunch Box is our favorite insulated bag. This lunch box is made of the same durable nylon that L.L.Bean's well-known backpacks are made of. Its smooth interior is also easier to clean than many other models' interiors, which have exposed seams and crevices that collect food and dirt.

It has enough storage for many containers and a meal thermos, and an ice pack may be stored in the internal mesh pocket to keep the contents cool. If you need even more space, an expandable version is available, which unzips to add around 2 inches of depth.

This lunch box, like all of L.L.Bean's products, comes with a one-year satisfaction guarantee. The following are a few of the box's flaws: Its soft edges don't do much to protect delicate foods, it's difficult to get strong stains out, and its mesh pockets are prone to catching on things and ripping.


2)  EasyLunchboxes Three-compartment Lunchbox Bento

 EasyLunchboxes Three-compartment Lunchbox Bento


EasyLunchboxes are convenient and adaptable.

What's great about this lunch bag is that there is no PVC, lead, and vinyl. It doesn't contain BPA and can be used in the microwave, freezer, or dishwasher. So whether it is eating hot or cold foods, this lunchbox has you covered.

That's not everything. If your kid is particular about colors, he has a variety to choose from. The box contains three chambers, none of which leak. Perfect, right? That's not all. You can pack anything extra in the little sauce holders that come with the lunch bag. The lid is easy to open, making it more convenient for the kids to use. Other necessities, such as a water bottle or snacks, can be put in the spare area of the lunch bag. This lunch pack includes everything you need.


3)  Insulated Lunch Box by Wildkin

 Insulated Lunch Box by Wildkin


Is it your first time sending your child to school? With the help of the Wildkin Lunch Box, make sure they have everything they need to conquer preschool. This kid-friendly lunch box is suitable for children aged 3 to 15, and it is available in a variety of interesting patterns to reflect your child's individuality.

This insulated lunch box has enough room for a bento box or many plastic containers, as well as a mesh pouch on the inside for storing ice packs, napkins, or cutlery. The insulated interior helps to maintain a hot or cold temperature, ensuring their food is always fresh.

There's a zippered front compartment where you may tuck a heartfelt message for your preschooler. At PlatoKids, we make it our priority to make your kid feel special. Our lunch notes contain interesting and entertaining facts that will make your kid want to know more. Add us to your cart today.


4)  Gold Unicorn Lunchbox from Pottery Barn Kids

 Gold Unicorn Lunchbox from Pottery Barn Kids


Consider gifting this great lunch box from Pottery Barn Kids for the little girl in your life who loves everything that is pretty in pink. It contains a water-resistant polyester lining and plenty of space for your child's meal, drink, and multiple snacks.

This insulated bag holds a delectable, oh-so-sophisticated lunch. This robust bag is professionally built with the most resilient of materials to keep food fresh and drinks cool. It has comfortable handles, a water-resistant exterior, and enough space to accommodate food storage containers.


5)  Bento Trio Stainless Steel Food Container by LunchBots

 Bento Trio Stainless Steel Food Container by LunchBots


It's made of 18/8 stainless steel, so it'll last even if the kids mess with it a little. The food is kept warm by the insulation in the box. There are no plastics or hazardous chemicals in the material. If you care about the environment, Lunchbots is an excellent option.

The main meal and two sides are separated into three compartments. The covers are bright and vibrant, and you can personalize them with your child's favorite design. It has a BPA-free liner and is dishwasher-friendly. The only flaw of this product is that the product is not leak-proof. Therefore, foods must be dry and solid.


6)  Bentgo Kids Lunch Box 

 Bentgo Kids Lunch Box


Bento-style lunch boxes contain handy sections within a solid casing to keep meals separated, safe, and well-organized. For a variety of reasons, the simplified Bentgo Fresh Lunch Box is our favorite bento for kids. For starters, it offers a flexible layout. It's also small enough to fit in a backpack while yet holding enough food for an elementary-aged child (including an entire sandwich, which most bentos can't).

The Bentgo has fewer parts to cope with, which means fewer missing pieces for youngsters (and adults). The removable, dishwasher-safe tray makes cleanup a breeze. The Bentgo is budget-friendly and leak-proof.


7)  Small Lunch Bag by Rubbermaid LunchBlox 

 Small Lunch Bag by Rubbermaid LunchBlox


This budget-friendly lunch pack is ideal for elementary school students. This isn't only budget-friendly, but it's also surprisingly roomy and ideal for school lunches. This lunch bag is available in four vibrant colors: blue, purple, and black. The device is designed to be used with Rubbermaid LunchBlox food containers, but it may also be used with whatever Tupperware you have at home.

It includes a side zip closing, which makes it easy to pack and unpack, according to reviewers. You can also keep additional food in the mesh pockets on either side. The microwave, dishwasher, and freezer are all safe for this lunch box. It's also devoid of BPA.


8)  Insulated Lunch Bags and Box Set by Bentology

 Insulated Lunch Bags and Box Set by Bentology


Everything you need to pack a great dinner for your kids is included in the Bentology Lunch Bag and Box set. You can choose from a dozen vibrant, vivid patterns to match your child's style, and the package includes an insulated lunch bag, a plastic bento box, a 5 piece set of leak-proof containers, and a matching ice pack.

The lidded containers can be used in the microwave and dishwasher, and the set is constructed of BPA-free1 materials. The containers inside the bento box can be mixed and matched for variety, and everything fits into the insulated lunch box for convenient traveling. There's even a mesh pocket on the bag's side where you may stash your valuables.


9)  Rover Stainless Steel Lunch Box from PlanetBox


 Rover Stainless Steel Lunch Box from PlanetBox


Many parents who have purchased the PlanetBox Rover Stainless Steel Lunch Box readily admit that it cost more than they had anticipated for a lunch box. They commend its durability in the same breath: The Rover lasts a long time and displays less wear than our other bento choices.

Its simple steel design also makes it the easiest to clean, as the entire unit can be thrown into the dishwasher. The optional insulated bag, which can be purchased as part of a package with the lunch box, offers versatility by allowing you to put a child-size thermos or water bottle, as well as extra food containers, in the outside pockets.

Although the tray itself has no seals and is thus not leakproof, the closed containers that come with it are. PlanetBox also has the best warranty of all our recommendations, with a five-year warranty.


10)  Lunchbox Yumbox Panino

 Lunchbox Yumbox Panino


Yumbox Panino is a leak-proof lunchbox with compartments.

It provides ample room for a sandwich, salad, snacks, and even side dishes. It's leak-proof and contains four compartments. As a result, liquids such as yogurt or soup can be packed. It cannot be microwaved or stored in the refrigerator. It is light in weight, making it easy for your child to carry. An illustrated planets tray is included in the box.


11)  OmieBox Bento Box 

 OmieBox Bento Box


Look at the unusual OmieBox Bento Box if you're seeking a terrific segmented lunch box to give to the school. The variety of items that bento boxes can handle is one of the reasons they have grown in popularity. This one has two temperature zones, allowing you to keep hot and cold items in the same container.

The OmieBox Bento Box has a built-in thermos food container and comes in five colorful colors. Soups, for example, stay warm till lunchtime with this method. You won't have to worry about spills because the lunch box is double-walled and leak-proof, and the contents will stay cool and fresh.

This lunch box is popular among parents since it keeps food hot for their children and is adaptable and easy to clean. However, some reviewers have noted that the thermos lid can be difficult to open for younger children, thus this item may be best suited for elementary school students.




Ditch that brown paper bag and get a lunch box for your kids that they will love. Hot foods? Cold food? This list got you covered. This list has the best kid’s lunch boxes to carry to school. We've also included lunch boxes that can easily fit into your child's backpack in case he doesn't want to carry a lunch bag. Your kid will be excited to take his new lunchbox to school!


Shmuel Apel
Shmuel Apel

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