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Now that you’ve got your little one’s uniform, stationery and packed lunch ideas sorted thanks to our handy Back to School guides, it’s time to start thinking about the kid’s lunch boxes! Here’s our pick of the best…
Yumbox Classic Lunchbox – RRP £24.95
Bento boxes have taken the world by storm and allow for so much creativity! No two lunches will ever be the same. Yumbox’s pre-portioned illustrated (and removable!) tray guides you to pack a healthy hassle-free lunch for your little one. This classic Yumbox tray is divided into five ½ cup portions of the key food groups including fruit, veg, grains, protein and dairy. It also features a small well for a dip or just a small handful of blueberries or raisins – the options are endless! Yumbox also helps to promote a greener lifestyle by eliminating the need for plastic bags, multiple containers, cling film and snack packs! The clasp is easy for little hands to open, and is both BPA and phthalates-free!
Biodegradable Lunch Box – RRP £16.99
The Nature & My Biodegradable Lunch Box gives parents (and children) the chance to say no to plastic with its eco-friendly credentials! This cute panda lunch box is made from natural, organic rice husk and is both dishwasher and microwave safe as well as freezer safe and leak-proof, making it a very versatile container.
PJ Masks Lunch Kit Set – RRP £4.99
If you’ve got a PJ Masks in the house, this is the lunchtime bundle you need! The lunch bag comes complete with a lunch box and a water bottle that depicts the heroic trio – Catboy, Owlette and Gekko!
Justice League Lunch Bag – RRP £9.99
Speaking of heroic… You can always count on the Justice League to keep your little one’s lunch safe! Kids will feel like a right little superhero at lunchtime with the Justice League Lunch Bag that features all of their favourite characters including Batman, Superman, Aquaman and Green Lantern. To add to the DC fun, why not theme a lunch to a DC hero? Think tuna sandwiches, carrot batons and green apples for Aquaman; strawberry jam sandwiches, red apples and cherry tomatoes for The Flash (which kids will want to nom lightning fast!); ham and cucumber sandwiches, green apples and celery sticks for Green Lantern. Add to the fun by making Batman or Wonder Woman sandwiches using these cutters to give your little ones a super surprise! The Lunch Bag itself is easy to carry and has insulating properties to help keep your little ones food tasting fresh and cool for longer – because no one wants a soggy warm sandwich!
Sistema Bento Lunchbox – RRP £9.99
These bright and bold lunchboxes from Sistema are a huge hit with both adults and kids alike! Its multi-compartment containers keep your little ones lunch items separate and fresh which makes it perfect for picky eaters and mean less packaging is required. The box also includes a handy screw top pot, perfect for sliced fruit, yoghurt or hummus.
Personalised Koala & Friends Print Lunch Bag – RRP £18
This cute, easy to wipe lunch bag will never get mistaken for anyone else’s! In fuchsia pink, this adorable lunch bag from My 1st Years can be personalised with your child’s first name and features a handy bottle holder as well as a beautiful ‘koala bear and friends’ print and zip pull to keep your little ones lunch intact, no matter how many times it gets dropped on the floor!
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